Swedish Match: Interim Report January – September 2012

  Swedish Match: Interim Report January – September 2012

Business Wire

STOCKHOLM -- October 30, 2012

Regulatory News:

Swedish Match (STO:SWMA):

· Sales for the third quarter increased by 7 percent to 3,208 MSEK (3,011) and
by 6 percent in local currencies

· Operating profit from product areas1) for the third quarter increased by 4
percent to 942 MSEK (909) and by 3 percent in local currencies

· Operating profit2) increased by 4 percent to 1,022 MSEK (983) for the third
quarter

· EPS (basic) for the third quarter increased by 4 percent to 3.41 SEK (3.28),
EPS (basic) for the first nine months increased by 19 percent to 10.40 SEK
(8.72)

1. Operating profit for Swedish Match product areas, which excludes share of
net profit in STG and larger one time items.

2. Operating profit for the Group includes share of net profit in STG and
larger one time items.

For the full report: http://www.swedishmatch.com/investors/

Swedish Match telephone conference

A telephone conference will be held today, Tuesday, October 30 at 2:00 p.m.
(CET), (1:00 p.m. UK time). At this time we will review and comment on the
results. Participants will include Lars Dahlgren, Joakim Tilly, and Emmett
Harrison.

Listen to the telephone conference live at:
http://www.swedishmatch.com/investors/

Replay will be available for 30 days at the link above as well as on telephone
number:

UK replay number: +44 20 7031 4064, access code: 909284

US replay number: +1954334 0342, access code: 909284

Swedish replay number: +46 8505203 33, access code: 909284

The character of the information in this report is such that it shall be
disclosed by Swedish Match AB (publ) in accordance with the Swedish Securities
Markets Act. The information was disclosed to the media on October 30, 2012 at
08.15 a.m. (CET).

Swedish Match AB (publ), Box 7179, SE-103 88 Stockholm, Sweden Visiting
address: Västra Trädgårdsgatan 15. Telephone: +4686580200 Corporate
Identity Number: 556015-0756 www.swedishmatch.com

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Contact:

Swedish Match
Lars Dahlgren, President and Chief Executive Officer
Office +4686580441
or
Joakim Tilly, Chief Financial Officer
Office +4686580213
or
Emmett Harrison, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications and
Sustainability
Office +4686580173
or
Richard Flaherty, President US Division, US Investor Relations contact
Office +18047875130
 
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