Following a request from AB Malfors Promotor (”Malfors”), Cloetta has today converted 1,938,386 A-shares in Cloetta, which are held by Malfors to B-shares. Malfors has thereby reduced its voting powers in Cloetta to 39.9% in accordance with Malfors’ undertaking to CVC and Nordic Capital in connection with Cloetta’s merger with Leaf Holland B.V. earlier this year.
The number of A-shares in Cloetta has, following the conversion, decreased from 11,800,000 to 9,861,614, and the number of B-shares has increased from 276,819,299 to 278,757,685. The number of votes in the company has, following the conversion, decreased by 17,445,474 votes. The share capital and the total number of issued shares in Cloetta remain unchanged.
Jacob Broberg, SVP Corporate Communications & Investor Relations, +46 70 190 00 33.
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, such as Läkerol, Cloetta, Jenkki, Kexchoklad, Malaco, Sportlife, Saila, Red Band and Sperlari. Cloetta has 11 production units in six countries. Cloetta’s class B-shares are traded on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. More information about Cloetta is available on www.cloetta.com