In December 2012 the number of class A shares have decreased by 1,938,386 and the number of class B shares have increased by the same number, i.e. 1,938,386, whereby the number of votes in the company has decreased by 17,445,474 votes. As previously announced, the change in the number of shares and votes is a result of AB Malfors Promotor’s request for conversion of class A shares to class B shares.
The share capital in Cloetta on 28 December 2012 amounts to SEK 1,443,096,495, divided between 9,861,614 class A shares and 278,757,685 class B shares. The total number of votes is 377,373,825.
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 28 December 2012 at 16.00 p.m. CET.
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