Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S: Major Shareholders Announcement

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COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT
No. 14/2017

                                                                                                                           Copenhagen, 17 May 2017

Major Shareholder's Announcement
 
 

With reference to Section 29 of the Danish Securities Trading Act (værdipapirhandels-loven) it is hereby announced that Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC has informed Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S (the "Company") that funds administered by companies within Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC on 16 May 2017 control shares in total amounting to more than 5% of the companys share capital, and that Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC exercises more than 5% of the voting rights.
 
Funds administered by Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC thus control 5,005,027 shares with a nominal value of DKK 1 (aggregate nominal value DKK 5,005,027), corresponding to 5.01% of the total share capital, and on behalf of these funds Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC exercises 5.01% of the voting rights.

For further information, please contact:

For media enquiries:
Kaspar Bach Habersaat, Director of Group Communications
phone: +45 7220 7152 or kaspar.bach@st-group.com

For investor enquiries:
Torben Sand, Head of Investor Relations
phone: +45 7220 7126 or torben.sand@st-group.com

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