30 October 2020
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ABG Sundal Collier AB ("ABGSC" hereby notifies that stabilisation measures have been undertaken in Nordic Paper Holding AB (publ)'s ("Nordic Paper" or the "Company") shares, which are traded on Nasdaq Stockholm.
As announced in connection with the offering to acquire existing shares in the Company and the listing of the Company's shares on Nasdaq Stockholm (the "Offering"), ABGSC may, in the capacity of stabilisation manager, carry out transactions aimed at supporting the market price of the shares at levels above those which might otherwise prevail in the market.
Stabilisation transactions may be undertaken on Nasdaq Stockholm in the over-the-counter market or otherwise, at any time during the period from the date of commencement of trading in the shares on Nasdaq Stockholm, 22 October 2020, and ending no later than 30 calendar days thereafter. However, ABGSC has no obligation to undertake any stabilisation measures and there is no assurance that stabilisation measures will be undertaken. Under no circumstances will stabilisation transactions be carried out at a price higher than the price in the Offering, i.e. SEK 43.0 per share.
Sutriv Holding AB has granted ABGSC and Nordea Bank Abp an over-allotment option, which may be utilised in whole or in part for 30 days from the date of pricing of the Offering, to sell up to 5,118,523 additional shares (corresponding to up to 15 percent of the total number of shares in the Offering), at a price corresponding to the price in the Offering, i.e. SEK 43.0 per share, to cover any over-allotment in connection with the Offering.
ABGSC hereby, in its capacity as stabilisation manager, notifies that stabilisation measures have been undertaken in accordance with article 5(4) of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014 and the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1052 on Nasdaq Stockholm, as specified below. The contact person at ABGSC is Erik Skog (tel: +46 8 566 29 471, e-mail:
Issuer: Nordic Paper Holding AB (publ)
Security: Shares (ISIN: SE0014808838)
Offering size: 34,123,488 shares
Over-allotment option: 5,118,523 shares
Offering price: SEK 43.0 per share
Ticker symbol: NPAPER
Stabilisation manager: ABG Sundal Collier AB
Date Number of Price Price Price (volume Currency Trading
shares (highest) (lowest) weighted venue
22 October 1,975,675 42.79 38.95 41.27 SEK Nasdaq
23 October 548,503 42.00 40.50 41.45 SEK Nasdaq
26 October 194,228 40.50 40.00 40.50 SEK Nasdaq
27 October 96,082 40.50 39.90 40.30 SEK Nasdaq
28 October 1,064,678 39.50 37.98 38.64 SEK Nasdaq
30 October 95,021 38.65 38.00 38.25 SEK Nasdaq
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