Copenhagen, 4 December 2017
Major Shareholders Announcement
With reference to Section 29 of the Danish Securities Trading Act (værdipapirhandels-loven) it is hereby announced that FMR LLC has informed Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S (The Company") that funds administered by companies within FMR LLC have increased its holding of shares in The Company from 6.19% to 6.46% of the share capital.
Funds administered by FMR LLC thus hold 6,458,274 shares with a nominal value of DKK 1 (aggregate nominal value DKK 6,458,274). On behalf of these funds FMR LLC exercises 6.46% of the voting rights.
For further information, please contact:
For media enquiries:
Simon Mehl Augustesen, Director of Group Communications, phone: +45 7220 7152
For investor enquiries:
Torben Sand, Head of Investor Relations
phone: +45 7220 7126 or firstname.lastname@example.org