Cloetta has previously implemented a convertible bond program for employees, which was adopted at an Extraordinary General Meeting on 20 March 2009. Following the last day for conversion on 25 February 2012, 330,834 new class B shares have been issued in March 2012. No further conversion will occur. In total, 567,279 class B shares have been issued due to conversion under the program. Upon full conversion, 1,004,889 class B shares would have been issued.
The share capital in Cloetta as at 7 March 2012 amounts to SEK 949,366,995, divided between 2,360,000 class A shares, 22,326,475 class B shares and 165,186,924 class C shares. The total number of votes is 211,113,399.
For additional information contact
Jacob Broberg, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications and Investor Relations,
phone +46 70 190 00 33.
The information contained in this press release is such that Cloetta is required to disclose pursuant to the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act and/or the Swedish Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication on March 7, 2012 at 08.00 a.m. CET.
Cloetta, founded in 1862, is a leading confectionary company in the Nordic region, the Netherlands, and Italy. In total, Cloetta products are sold in more than 50 countries worldwide. Cloetta owns some of the strongest brands on the market, e.g. Läkerol, Cloetta, Jenkki, Kexchoklad, Malaco, Sportlife, Saila, Red Band and Sperlari. Cloetta has 12 production units in six countries. Cloetta’s B-shares are traded on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm.
More information about Cloetta is available on www.cloetta.com