Announcement under Chapter 9 Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act

 

UPM-Kymmene Oyj   Stock Exchange Release       19 February 2013        at 13.00 EET


UPM-Kymmene Corporation (Business ID 1041090-0) has on 18 February 2013 received an announcement under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which BlackRock Inc.’s indirect holding in UPM has fallen below the threshold of 5 per cent on 15 February 2013.

According to the announcement, the indirect holding of BlackRock Inc. (USA Tax ID 32-0174421, SEC CIK Code#: 0001364742) in UPM has decreased from 26,367,584 shares to 26,176,315 shares, corresponding to 4.975 per cent of UPM's shares and voting rights.

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UPM-Kymmene Corporation
Pirkko Harrela
Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications

UPM, Corporate Communications
Media Desk, tel. +358 40 588 3284
media@upm.com
www.upm.com

UPM leads the way in integrating bio and forest industries into a new, sustainable and innovation-driven future. Our products are made of renewable raw materials and are recyclable. The company’s business is divided into three business areas: Energy and Pulp, Paper and Engineered Materials. UPM employs approximately 22 000 people and has production plants in 17 countries. The company’s annual turnover amounts to more than EUR 10 billion. UPM's shares are listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. UPM – The Biofore Company – www.upm.com