SCA informed that in May 2017, at the request of shareholders 348 Class A shares were converted to Class B shares. The total number of votes in the company thereafter amounts to 1,283,684,808.
The total number of registered shares in the company amounts to 702,342,489 of which 64,593,591 are Class A shares and 637,748,898 are Class B shares.
SCA’s articles of association state that owners of Class A shares have the right to have such shares converted to Class B shares. Conversion reduces the total number of votes in the company. When such a conversion has occurred, the company is obligated by law to disclose any such changes in this manner.
The company is a leading global hygiene and forest products company. The Group develops and produces sustainable personal care, tissue and forest products. Sales are conducted in about 100 countries under many strong brands, including the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and regional brands, such as Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo and Vinda. As Europe’s largest private forest owner, SCA places considerable emphasis on sustainable forest management. The Group has about 44,000 employees. Sales in 2015 amounted to more than SEK 115 billion (EUR 12.4 billion). SCA has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, and is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm.