Holmen and Statkraft have signed a cooperation agreement for wind surveys in five potential wind farms in the Norrköping area. The areas are wholly or partly on Holmen's land.

The surveys will start in autumn 2011, and decisions on any further cooperation will be made following completion of the wind survey work.

For further information, please contact:
Brynolf Alexandersson, head of Holmen Energi, tel. +46 (0)76-110 55 01
Ingela Carlsson, public relations director Holmen, tel. +46 (0)70-212 97 12

In its capacity as issuer, Holmen AB is releasing the information in this press release in accordance with Chapter 17 of the Swedish Securities Market Act (2007:528). The information was distributed to the media for publication at 10.00 CET on Thursday 31 March 2011.