Press release; May 31, 2017 10:00 AM CET

Swedish Match (publ) share capital and total number of shares

In accordance with the resolution at the Annual General Meeting on May 4, 2017, Swedish Match AB (publ) has cancelled 6,950,000 repurchased treasury shares.

The share capital of 389,515,417.20 SEK remains unchanged, since it, simultaneously with the resolution to reduce the share capital by means of withdrawal of repurchased treasury shares, was resolved to increase the share capital by a transfer from non-restricted shareholders’ equity to the share capital (bonus issue). Thereby the share capital was restored to its balance prior to the reduction, without the issuing of any new shares.

The total number of shares in the Company, including the treasury shares held by Swedish Match AB (publ) on May 31, 2017, amount to 181,800,000 shares with the equivalent amount of votes.

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Contacts:
Marlene Forsell, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Office +46 8 658 0489
Emmett Harrison, Senior Vice President Investor Relations and Corporate Sustainability
Office +46 8 658 0173
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This information is information that Swedish Match AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at 10.00 a.m. CET on May 31, 2017.
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