SCA: Divestment of Laakirchen mill now closed

  SCA: Divestment of Laakirchen mill now closed

SCA has now completed the previously announced divestment of the Laakirchen
mill in Austria.

Business Wire

STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- April 2, 2013

Regulatory News:

The Laakirchen mill, producing magazine paper, was sold to Heinzel Group. The
closing follows clearance by relevant competition authorities.

The initial purchase consideration is EUR 100m with a possible maximum
additional purchase price of EUR 100m based on a two-year profit-sharing

The first press release regarding the transaction was published on December
19, 2012.

Stockholm, 2 April, 2013

NB This information is such that SCA must disclose in accordance with the
Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The
information was submitted for publication on 2 April, 2013, at 16.00 CET.

SCA is a leading global hygiene and forest products company. The Group
develops and produces sustainable personal care, tissue and forest products.
Sales are conducted in about 100 countries under many strong brands, including
the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and regional brands, such as Lotus,
Libresse, Tempo and Libero. As Europe’s largest private forest owner, SCA
places considerable emphasis on sustainable forest management. The Group has
about 36,000 employees and sales in 2012 amounted to SEK 85bn (EUR 9.8bn). SCA
was founded in 1929, has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, and is listed
on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. For more information, visit

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