Copenhagen, 9 November 2017
Major Shareholder's Announcement
With reference to Section 29 of the Danish Securities Trading Act (værdipapirhandels-loven) Swedish Match Treasury Switzerland AG today informed Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S (the "Company") that on 9 November 2017, in connection with an accelerated book building offering, Swedish Match Treasury Switzerland AG has disposed of 9,069,906 shares of nominally DKK 1 each (aggregate nominal value of DKK 9,069,906) in the Company to certain institutional investors, and following settlement Swedish Match Treasury Switzerland AG will thus cross the threshold of 5% of the share capital in the Company.
Following settlement, Swedish Match Treasury Switzerland AG will no longer hold shares in the Company.
Swedish Match Treasury Switzerland AG, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Svenska tändsticksbolaget forsäljningsbolag, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Swedish Match AB, which is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.
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