Press release
31 Oct 2001, 15:59 CET

Billerud to the stock exchange

Billerud to the stock exchange · Billerud approved for listing on the O-list · 20 November first day of listing · SEK 3.50 per share indicated dividend for 2001 · Proposal for repurchase of own shares Billerud was today approved for listing on the O-list of the Stockholm Stock Exchange (Stockholmsbörsen), provided that the requirements for trading are met. The requirements will be met through AssiDomän's distribution of Billerud shares. The Board of Directors of Billerud has decided to list Billerud's shares and to publish the listing prospectus. A timetable for listing Billerud is provided below. The Board's assessment is that the dividend for the 2001 financial year should amount to SEK 3.50 per share, corresponding to approximately SEK 200 million. This assessment in made against the background of Billerud's present financial development and position and the financial targets which have been set. Furthermore, the Board intends to propose that the 2002 AGM authorises the Board to decide on repurchase of shares in Billerud. Timetable for the listing of Billerud Listing prospectus available on Billerud's website 1 November Information brochure to AssiDomän's shareholders Approx. 8 November First day of listing 20 November Additional information about Billerud is available on the company's website Stockholm, 31 October 2001 Billerud AB (publ) Board of Directors For additional information, please contact: Ingvar Petersson, Chairman of the Board, 070 595 7605 Bert Östlund, President and CEO, +46 8 553 335 00 or +46 70 518 2757 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download: