Trelleborg's holding in Starckjohann exceeds 90 percent

Trelleborg's holding in Starckjohann exceeds 90 percent - compulsory redemption procedures initated The Trelleborg Group has entered into an agreement with the Kanervaara, Starckjohann, Aejmelaeus and Lindholm families, among others, to acquire shares in Starckjohann Oyj corresponding to about 11 percent of the Finnish company's share capital. As a result of these share purchases, Trelleborg's holding in Starckjohann Oyj will increase to exceed 90 percent of the voting rights in the company and compulsory redemption proceedings will be initiated to acquire the remaining shares outstanding. "The purchase of these holdings provides us with a better opportunity to more rapidly integrate selected parts of the Starckjohann Group with our Distribution sector operations," comments Trelleborg's President and CEO, Fredrik Arp. Further information ca be obtained from Trelleborg AB's Vice President- Corporate Communications, Mikael Byström, phone: +46 410 670 37 (mobile: +46 708 55 21 69), or from the Trelleborg AB Corporate Communications Department, phone: +46 410 670 00. ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit for further information The following files are available for download: