In March 2012, Cloetta issued 330,834 new class B shares as a result of conversion of convertible bonds under the employee convertible bonds program for employees, which was adopted at an Extraordinary General Meeting on 20 March 2009. As has previously announced, no further conversion will occur under the program.
The share capital in Cloetta on 30 March 2012, i.e. before increasing the share capital as a result of the current rights issue, amounts to SEK 949,366,995, divided between 2,360,000 class A shares and 187,513,399 class B 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 30, 2012 at 16.00 p.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