Previously announced deal in Australasia now closed

  • Regulatory press release

SCA has now completed the previously announced transaction of creating a joint venture in Australasia.

The joint venture is formed through the sale of 50% of the SCA operations in Australasia to the Australian-based Pacific Equity Partners (PEP). The finalisation of the transaction follows approval by the relevant authorities.

The first press release regarding the transaction was published on 4 November 2011.

For additional information, please contact:
Jörgen Olsson, Press and Media Officer, +46 8 788 51 29

Stockholm, Sweden, 4 January 2012

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 January 4, 2012, at 10.00 CET.