Shareholders in Holmen AB (publ)
are herewith invited to attend the Annual General Meeting at 4.00 pm CET on Wednesday 2 April 2008 in the “Vinterträdgården”, Grand Hôtel (Stallgatan entrance), Stockholm, Sweden.

Notification of intention to participate etc.

Shareholders who wish to participate in the Meeting shall be entered in the register of shareholders maintained by VPC AB by no later than Thursday 27 March 2008, and notify the company in writing by no later than 5.00 pm CET on Thursday 27 March 2008. Address: Holmen AB, Group Legal Affairs, Box 5407, SE-114 84 Stockholm, Sweden. Notice may also be given by telephone: +46 8 666 21 11, by fax: +46 660 759 78 or via the company’s website:

Shareholders whose shares are registered under a nominee name must temporarily re-register them in their own names with VPC to be entitled to participate. Such re-registration must be completed by no later than Thursday 27 March 2008. This means that shareholders must notify their account operator of their intention well ahead of this date. Shareholders who wish to be represented by a proxy may obtain a proxy form from the company.

Holmen AB has in total 84,756,162 shares, divided upon 22,623,234 Series “A” shares and 62,132,928 Series “B” shares. Each Series “A” share carries ten votes and each Series “B” share one vote. Total number of votes is 288,365,268.

Proposed agenda

1 Opening of Meeting

2 Election of Chairman of Meeting

3 Preparation and approval of voting list

4 Approval of agenda

5 Election of adjusters to approve the minutes of the Meeting

6 Resolution concerning the due convening of the Meeting

7 Presentation of the annual report and the consolidated financial statements, and the report of the auditors and the consolidated report of the auditors
Address by CEO

8 Matters arising from the above reports

9 Resolution concerning the adoption of the parent company’s income statement and balance sheet and the consolidated income statement and balance sheet

10 Resolution concerning the proposed treatment of the company’s unappropriated earnings as stated in the adopted balance sheet

11 Resolution concerning the discharge of the members of the Board and the CEO from liability

12 Decision on the number of members of the Board to be elected by the Meeting

13 Decision on the fees to be paid to the Board and the auditors

14 Election of the Board and the Chairman of the Board

15 Election of auditors

16 Information about the Nomination Committee at the 2009 AGM

17 Board’s proposal regarding guidelines for determining the salary and other remuneration to the CEO and the Senior management

18 Board’s proposal concerning the buy-back and transfer of shares in the company

19 Board’s proposal concerning the issue of call options in respect of bought back shares and decision to transfer bought back shares in connection with the redemption of call options (incentive scheme)

20 Closure of the Meeting

Your will find he complete notice in the enclosed pdf file: Notice of 2008 AGM