Norges Bank’s holding in UPM has fallen below the threshold of 5 per cent

Stock Exchange Release 5.4.2013 16:50 EEST

UPM-Kymmene Corporation   Stock Exchange Release     5 April 2013 at 16.50 EET


UPM-Kymmene Corporation (Business ID 1041090-0) has on 5 April 2013 received an announcement under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which Norges Bank’s (The Central Bank of Norway) holding in UPM has fallen below the threshold of 5 per cent on 4 April 2013 after a share lending transaction where Norges Bank is the lender.

According to the announcement, Norges Bank’s holding in UPM has decreased from 28,497,564 shares to 19,627,564 shares, corresponding to 3.73 per cent of UPM's registered shares and voting rights on 4 April 2013.

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

UPM, Corporate Communications
Media Desk, tel. +358 40 588 3284


UPM leads the integration of bio and forest industries into a new, sustainable and innovation-driven future. Our products are made of renewable raw materials and are recyclable. UPM consists of three Business Groups: Energy and pulp, Paper, and Engineered materials. The Group employs around 22,000 people and it has production plants in 17 countries. UPM's annual sales exceed EUR 10 billion. UPM's shares are listed on the Helsinki stock exchange. UPM – The Biofore Company – www.upm.com