Stora Enso 12 May 2014: Announcement With a Reference to Chapter 9, Paragraph 10 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act

HELSINKI, Finland, May 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stora Enso Oyj was informed on 9 May 2014 that after a return of shares lent out by Norges Bank (The Central Bank of Norway), the number of shares in Stora Enso Oyj held by Norges Bank has exceeded 5% of the paid-up share capital and the number of shares in Stora Enso Oyj on 8 May 2014.

With reference to Chapter 9, paragraph 10 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act, Stora Enso Oyj is reporting that as of 8 May 2014 the shareholding of Norges Bank is as follows:

Norges Bank Number of R shares Number of votes % of shares % of votes
41 699 185 4 169 919 5.29 1.75

The holding of Norges Bank has been calculated according to the share capital registered on 8 May 2014.

For further information, please contact:

Ulla Paajanen-Sainio, SVP, Investor Relations, tel. +358 2046 21242

Stora Enso is the global rethinker of the paper, biomaterials, wood products and packaging industry. We always rethink the old and expand to the new to offer our customers innovative solutions based on renewable materials. Stora Enso employs some 29 000 people worldwide, and our sales in 2013 amounted to EUR 10.6 billion. Stora Enso shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (STEAV, STERV) and Stockholm (STE A, STE R). In addition, the shares are traded in the USA as ADRs (SEOAY) in the International OTCQX over-the-counter market.


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