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 April, at the request of shareholders, 400 Class A shares were converted to Class B shares. The total number of votes in the company thereafter amounts to 1,569,470,364.
The total number of registered shares in the company amounts to 705,110,094, of which 96,040,030 are Class A shares and 609,070,064 are Class B shares.
Stockholm, Sweden, 30 April 2012
NB: This information is such that SCA must disclose in accordance with the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on April 30, 2012, at 10.00 CET.
SCA is a global hygiene and paper company that develops and produces personal care products, tissue, publication papers, solid-wood products and packaging solutions. Sales are conducted in some 100 countries. SCA has many well-known brands, including the global brands TENA and Tork. Sales in 2011 amounted to SEK 106 billion (EUR 11.7 billion). SCA has approximately 44,000 employees. More information at www.sca.com
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