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Huhtamäki Oyj announces final tender offer results for its outstanding notes maturing in 2020

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Huhtamäki Oyj announces final tender offer results for its outstanding notes maturing in 2020

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Huhtamäki Oyj announces the final results of the invitation made by OP Corporate Bank plc (the "Offeror") to the holders of the EUR 200 million 3.375 percent notes due May 14, 2020 (ISIN: FI4000064050) issued by Huhtamäki Oyj (the "Notes"), to tender their Notes for purchase by the Offeror for cash (the "Tender Offer").

Valid tender instructions were received pursuant to the Tender Offer in aggregate nominal amount of EUR 172,587,000.

The amount of Notes accepted for purchase pursuant to the Tender Offer (Final Acceptance Amount) has been set at an aggregate nominal amount of EUR 135,008,000. Accordingly, valid tenders will be subject to a proration factor of 78.28 percent., rounded down to the nearest EUR 1,000 in accordance with the process described in the Tender Offer Memorandum dated September 18, 2017.

Huhtamäki Oyj also announces that the New Issue Condition defined in the Tender Offer Memorandum dated September 18, 2017 has been fulfilled.

The purchase price of the Notes is EUR 1,086.70 per Note with nominal amount of EUR 1,000.00. The Offeror will also pay accrued and unpaid interest on Notes accepted for purchase pursuant to the Tender Offer.

The settlement date for the Tender Offer is set to October 3, 2017. All Notes purchased by the Offeror will be cancelled. Notes not tendered pursuant to the Tender Offer will remain outstanding.

Information about the Tender Offer may be obtained from OP Corporate Bank plc at email: liabilitymanagement@op.fi / tel. +358 10 252 1668.

For further information, please contact:
Mr. Tom Erander, Treasurer, tel. +358 (0)10 686 7893

HUHTAMÄKI OYJ
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Huhtamaki is a global specialist in packaging for food and drink. With our network of 77 manufacturing units and additional 24 sales only offices in altogether 34 countries, we're well placed to support our customers' growth wherever they operate. Mastering three distinctive packaging technologies, approximately 17,400 employees develop and make packaging that helps great products reach more people, more easily. In 2016 our net sales totaled EUR 2.9 billion. The Group has its head office in Espoo, Finland and the parent company Huhtamäki Oyj is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. Additional information is available at www.huhtamaki.com.

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