UPM has sold its 10.6% SMARTRAC share to OEP

(UPM, Helsinki, 22 December 2015 at 18:00 EET) - UPM has sold its 10.6% SMARTRAC share to OEP Technologie Holding B.V.

UPM became an indirect shareholder of SMARTRAC when selling its RFID business to SMARTRAC in 2012.

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Timo Kekki, Vice President, Strategy and Business Control, UPM Raflatac tel +358 2041 50211

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