Stora Enso 26 June 2013: Announcement With a Reference to Chapter 9, paragraph 10 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act

Stora Enso 26 June 2013: Announcement With a Reference to Chapter 9, paragraph
10 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act

HELSINKI, Finland, June 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- STORA ENSO OYJ STOCK
EXCHANGE RELEASE 26 June at 13.30 EET

Stora Enso Oyj was informed on 26 June 2013 that after a return of shares lent
out by Norges Bank, the number of shares in the Company held by Norges Bank
(The Central Bank of Norway) has exceeded 5% of the paid-up share capital and
the number of shares in Stora Enso Oyj on 25 June 2013.

With reference to Chapter 9, paragraph 10 of the Finnish Securities Markets
Act, Stora Enso Oyj is reporting that as of 25 June 2013 the shareholding of
Norges Bank is as follows:

Norges Bank Number of  Number of % of   % of
            R shares   votes     shares votes
           39886 325 3988 633 5.06   1.67

The holding of Norges Bank has been calculated according to the share capital
registered on 25 June 2013.
For further information, please contact:
Sanna Lahti, SVP, Global Communications, tel. +358 2046 21251

www.storaenso.com
www.storaenso.com/investors

Stora Enso is the global rethinker of the paper, biomaterials, wood products
and packaging industry. We always rethink the old and expand to the new to
offer our customers innovative solutions based on renewable materials. Stora
Enso employs some 28 000 people worldwide, and our sales in 2012 amounted to
EUR 10.8 billion. Stora Enso shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (STEAV,
STERV) and Stockholm (STE A, STE R). In addition, the shares are traded in the
USA as ADRs (SEOAY) in the International OTCQX over-the-counter market.

STORA ENSO OYJ
 
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