Ahlstrom-Munksjö merger completed

03 Apr 2017 − 

Combining steps started in 2013 when Ahlstrom merged its Label & Processing division with Munksjö

The completion of the merger of Ahlstrom Corporation into Munksjö Oyj was registered with the Finnish Trade Register on 1 April 2017. Following the completion of the merger, the name of the combined company has changed to Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj. Trading in the new Ahlstrom-Munksjö shares issued to Ahlstrom’s shareholders as merger consideration will commence today on the Nasdaq Helsinki (trading code: AM1) and Nasdaq Stockholm (trading code: AM1S) stock exchanges.

Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Board of Directors following the completion of the merger consists of Sebastian Bondestam, Alexander Ehrnrooth, Johannes Gullichsen, Jan Inborr, Hannele Jakosuo-Jansson, Harri-Pekka Kaukonen, Mats Lindstrand, Anna Ohlsson-Leijon, Elisabet Salander Björklund, Peter Seligson and Hans Sohlström. The Board of Directors has elected Hans Sohlström as Chairman and Peter Seligson and Elisabet Salander Björklund as Vice Chairmen of the Board of Directors.

According to the charter of the Shareholders’ Nomination Board of Ahlstrom-Munksjö, the Chairman of the Board of Directors Hans Sohlström will also act as an expert member of the Shareholders’ Nomination Board. In addition, the Board of Directors has elected Peter Seligson as the second expert member of the Shareholders’ Nomination Board.

Following the registration of the completion of the merger and the new shares issued as merger consideration to Ahlstrom’s shareholders, the share capital of Ahlstrom-Munksjö amounts to EUR 85,000,000 and the total number of shares to 96,438,573.

On March 14, the European Commission gave its go-ahead for the transaction.

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