UPM-Kymmene Corporation Stock Exchange Release 15 April 2013 at 15.30 EET
UPM-Kymmene Corporation (Business ID 1041090-0) has on 15 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 exceeded the threshold of 5 per cent on 12 April 2013 after a share lending transaction where Norges Bank is the lender.
According to the announcement, Norges Bank’s holding in UPM has increased from 9,180,425 shares to 28,497,564 shares, corresponding to 5.40 per cent of UPM's shares and voting rights.
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