21 Apr 2016

Key information regarding repair issue for Norske Skogindustrier ASA

Date for when the terms of the issue was announced: 21 April 2016

Last day inclusive: 20 April 2016

Ex-date: 21 April 2016

Record Date: 22 April 2016

Resolution date: 20 April 2016

Maximum number of new shares: 31 512 247

Subscription price: NOK 2.24

Other information (optional): The board has determined further details for the previously announced repair issue to repair for the dilutive effect of the private placement completed on 31 March 2016 to funds under management by GSO Capital Partners LP and Cyrus Capital Partners, L.P. For further details on the private placement, please refer to the stock exchange notice published on 31 March 2016 at 08:51 CET. The repair issue will be directed to the company's shareholders, with the exception of funds under management by GSO Capital Partners LP and Cyrus Capital Partners, L.P, and shareholders who are resident in jurisdictions in which the repair issue cannot legally be offered. Shareholders who have the right to subscribe for shares in the repair issue will have the right to be allocated 0.1925 shares for each share that the shareholder is registered with on the abovementioned Record Date. The subscription rights will not be transferrable. Over-subscription will be permitted, and shares that are not subscribed based on subscription rights will be allocated to shareholders who over-subscribe. Further information will be included in the prospectus which will be prepared in connection with the repair issue.

This information is published pursuant to the requirements in the Continuous Obligations of Oslo BÝrs.

Norske Skog
Communications and Public Affairs

For further information:
 

Norske Skog media:
Vice President Corporate Communication   
Carsten Dybevig
Mob: +47 917 63 117

 
 

Norske Skog financial markets:
Vice President Investor Relations
Tom Rogn
Mob: +47 948 55 659

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