Holmen Paper has signed a deal to sell PM 61 at its mill in Madrid. The buyer, Albayrak Turizm, will dismantle and move the machine to Turkey. The dismantling is set to begin at the end of the summer and will be completed in the first
six months of 2013.

Holmen ceased production on the machine in Madrid in 2011.

For further information please contact:
Jonas Lindell, Manager Public Relations, Holmen Paper, tel. +46 70-323 20 13
Ingela Carlsson, Public Relations Director, Holmen, tel. +46 702 12 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 13.00 CET on Friday 8 June 2012.