Statement by the Board of Directors of Salcomp regarding Nordstjernan’s mandatory public tender offer
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The Board of Directors of Salcomp Plc (“Salcomp”) has issued on 24 September 2007 a statement regarding the mandatory public tender offer of Nordstjernan AB (“Nordstjernan”) for all the shares and option rights in Salcomp in accordance with Chapter 6, Section 6 of the Finnish Securities Market Act. Salcomp has made public the said statement by the stock exchange release 24 September 2007 with the heading “Statement by the Board of Directors regarding Nordstjernan AB’s mandatory public tender offer for all shares and option rights in Salcomp Plc”.
The statement by the Board of Directors of Salcomp is amended to Nordstjernan’s tender offer document dated 12 September 2007 in accordance with the Chapter 6, Section 4 of the Securities Markets Act. The Finnish Financial Supervision Authority has on 25 September approved the amendment by its decision 32/252/2007. The amendment constitutes the annex E of the tender offer document (the tender offer document is available in Finnish language only).
The amendment will be available in Finnish language as soon as possible and at the latest 26 September 2007 onwards at the Glitnir Bank Ltd’s branches (the address of the Helsinki branch is Mikonkatu 1, 00100 Helsinki) and at OMX Way, Fabianinkatu 14, 00130 Helsinki and on the Internet at http://ostotarjous.fim.com from 25 September 2007.