According to Essity’s articles of association, 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.
In August, at the request of shareholders 6 Class A shares were converted to Class B shares. The total number of votes in the company thereafter amounts to 1,283,687,886.
The total number of registered shares in the company amounts to 702,342,489 of which 64,593,933 are Class A shares and 637,748,556 are Class B shares.
NB: This information is such that Essity must disclose in accordance with the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on August 31, 2017, at 08:00 CET.