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

Stock Exchange Release 4.4.2014 17:10 EEST

UPM-Kymmene Corporation   Stock Exchange Release   4 April 2014 at 17.10 EET

UPM-Kymmene Corporation has on 4 April 2014 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 3 April 2014 after a share lending transaction where Norges Bank is the lender.

According to the announcement, Norges Bank’s holding in UPM has decreased from 28,085,201 to 24,755,201 shares, corresponding to 4.65 per cent of UPM's shares and voting rights. UPM’s registered total number of shares and voting rights amounting to 532,149,381 has been used in the calculation of percentages for the announcement.

UPM-Kymmene Corporation
Pirkko Harrela
Executive Vice President, Stakeholder Relations

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Through the renewing of the bio and forest industries, UPM is building a sustainable future across six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Paper Asia, UPM Paper Europe and North America and UPM Plywood. Our products are made of renewable raw materials and are recyclable. We serve our customers worldwide. The group employs around 21,000 people and its annual sales are approximately € 10 billion. UPM shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. UPM – The Biofore Company – www.upm.com