STOCKHOLM, May 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
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.
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President Investor Relations and Corporate Sustainability
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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SOURCE Swedish Match