The Board of Directors of Billerud AB have called an extraordinary meeting of shareholders at the request of the company’s largest shareholder, Frapag Vermögensverwaltung GmbH. Frapag’s shareholding at the end of July 2005 amounted to 7.8 million shares, representing around 14.6% of the total number of registered shares in Billerud AB.
The agenda for the meeting will include the question of electing Mr. Michael Kaufmann to the Board. Mr. Kaufmann is Chairman of Frapag Industrieholding AG.
The extraordinary meeting is planned for Wednesday 7 September 2005 at 11.00 a.m. in Stockholm. Notification will be published on 19 August 2005.
Stockholm 12 August 2005
Billerud AB (publ)
President and CEO
For further information please contact:
Ingvar Petersson, Chairman of the Board of Billerud AB, +46 70-595 76 05