Aspo Oyj: Aspo to increase its domestic commercial paper program

       Aspo Oyj: Aspo to increase its domestic commercial paper program

ASPO Plc  STOCK RELEASE    September 20, 2013 at 12:00

Aspo Plc has signed an EUR 80 million domestic commercial paper program. The
previous contract, signed in 2008, amounted to EUR 50 million.

The program supports Aspo's extensive funding base. Within the framework of
the program, the company can issue commercial papers having a maturity of less
than one year to finance Aspo's working capital and other short-term funding
needs.

The following banks act as brokers in the program: Pohjola Bank Plc, Nordea
Bank Finland and Danske Bank Plc. 

ASPO Plc

Aki Ojanen
CEO

Further information:
Harri Seppälä, Group Treasurer, Aspo Plc, phone +358 9 5211 or
+358400617201
harri.seppala(a)aspo.com

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Aspo is a conglomerate that owns and develops business operations in the
Northern Europe and growth markets focusing on demanding B-to-B customers. Our
strong company brands - ESL Shipping, Leipurin, Telko and Kaukomarkkinat - aim
to be the market leaders in their sectors. They are responsible for their own
operations, customer relationships, and the development of these. Together
they generate Aspo's goodwill. Aspo's Group structure and business operations
are continually developed without any predefined schedules.

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