M-real Suspends Deal to Sell Premium Papers Business

July 8, 2011 - M-real said that its negotiations to divest M-realís Premium Papers business to a sister company of German Papierwerke Lenk AG have been suspended.

On April 2011, M-real announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding the divestment of the Germany based Reflex millís Premium Papers business to a sister company of Papierwerke Lenk AG. Consequently M-real expected to book a negative EUR 12 million non-recurring item in Speciality Papers business area.

M-real expected the deal to close during the second quarter of 2011.

M-real said parties will evaluate possibilities to continue negotiations later and M-real will also consider other options to divest Premium Papers business.

The EUR 12 million negative non-recurring item will not be booked in M-realís in 2Q 2011 result.

SOURCE: M-real Corp.

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