According to SCA's articles of association, owners of Class A shares have the right to have such shares converted to Class B shares. Conversion reduces the total number of votes in the company. When such a conversion has occurred, the company is obligated by law to disclose any such changes in this manner.
In February, at the request of shareholders, 550,000 Class A shares were converted to Class B shares. The total number of votes in the company thereafter amounts to 1,569,473,964.
The total number of registered shares in the company amounts to 705,110,094, of which 96,040,430 are Class A shares and 609,069,664 are Class B shares.
Stockholm, Sweden, 29 February 2012
For additional information, please contact:
Jörgen Olsson, Press and Media Officer, +46 8 788 51 29
NB: This information is such that SCA must disclose in accordance with the Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on February 29, 2012, at 14.00 CET.