UPM.COM

UPM as an investment

UPM has constantly improved its financial, social and environmental performance. Over the coming years, we can allocate more capital to growing and transforming the company while simultaneously distributing attractive dividend to our shareholders and maintaining headroom in our strong balance sheet.

 
 

UPM Strategy - Aiming Higher

 

Our purpose is to create value by seizing the limitless potential of bioeconomy. It means numerous profitable business opportunities, which are providing safe and sustainable solutions for growing global consumer demand.

 
 

Spearheads for growth

 
 
 

Demand growth for our businesses is supported by global megatrends. We aim to invest in businesses that offer attractive long-term fundamentals for profitability and growth, as well as opportunities to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage.

In the coming years UPM seeks significant growth in Pulp, Specialty packaging materials and Molecular bioproducts. The key factor these three sprearheads have in common is the deep level of knowhow required to manufacture high-quality products. Innovation is at the core of our strategy for future growth.

 

Strategic focus areas

 
 

Shareholder value at the core

 

Creating shareholder value is at the core of our strategy, and we believe this also benefits other stakeholders and society on the long term.

Generating strong cash flow

Strong cash flow enables focused growth investments, focused M&A, new business development as well as attractive dividends to UPM shareholders.

Industry leading balance sheet

An industry-leading balance sheet mitigates risks and enables UPM to accelerate its business portfolio transformation, when the opportunity and timing are right.

 

Attractive dividend

 
 

Investor Relations: +358 (0)204 15 0033, ir@upm.com