Arctic Paper S.A. (ticker symbol: ARP) today starts trading on the main market of NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. Arctic Paper, a Small Cap company within the Basic Materials sector, will have its secondary trading on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. The company has its primary listing on The Warsaw Stock Exchange, where it was listed in 2009. Arctic Paper is the eighth company to list on NASDAQ OMX Nordic markets in 2012.
Arctic Paper has its roots in the Swedish Trebruk AB group, established in 1990 with Munkedal as one of the mills. Over time, Arctic Paper has expanded geographically to become the second largest European producer of bulky book paper and one of Europe’s leading producers of fine graphic paper. The group’s paper mills are located in Sweden (Grycksbo and Munkedal), Poland (Kostrzyn nad Odra) and Germany (Mochenwangen) with a total annual production capacity of more than 800,000 tonnes of paper. In 2011, Arctic Paper employed close to 1,600 people and the consolidated sales revenue amounted to PLN 2,527 million (SEK 5,552 million). For more information about Arctic Paper, visit www.arcticpaper.com
Michael Jarzcynski, CEO at Arctic Paper said: “Today is a big day for Arctic Paper, and through our listing on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, we will reach a broader base of investors and increase the liquidity in our share. Since Arctic Paper was founded in Sweden and has a majority of its operations, production and employees in there, this is a logic move for us, and we look forward to entering the Swedish stock market.