SCA Has Reached More Than 50% Ownership and Completes the Offer for Vinda

  SCA Has Reached More Than 50% Ownership and Completes the Offer for Vinda

Business Wire

STOCKHOLM -- October 28, 2013

Regulatory News:

SCA has secured an ownership share of 56.33 % in the Chinese tissue
manufacturer Vinda, signifying that the terms for completion of the offer have
been met.

The acceptance period expires on November 11, 2013.

On September 9, 2013, SCA announced that the company was planning to make a
cash offer for Vinda, which is China’s third largest tissue manufacturer. The
complete prospectus was published on October 7, 2013.

Prior to the publication of the offer, SCA held approximately 21.7% of the
shares in Vinda.

For more details, read the joint announcement included below.

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 28 October, 2013, at
approximately 11.55 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 www.sca.com.

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