UPM-Kymmene Corporation Stock exchange release 17 April 2012 at 17:30
UPM has today received a notice from Metsäliitto Cooperative (”Metsäliitto”) on the use of a call option. According to the notice, Metsäliitto purchases UPM’s 11% share in Metsä Fibre Oy (formerly Oy Metsä-Botnia Ab) for 150 million euros. UPM is currently investigating whether Metsäliitto’s notice complies with the agreement between the parties concerning the matter.
For more information, please contact: Juha Mäkelä, General Counsel, UPM, tel: +358 20 41 50407
UPM-Kymmene CorporationPirkko HarrelaExecutive Vice President, Corporate Communications
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