Release of security issued by Nordkalk Oy Ab

According to Terms and conditions of the Rettig Group Ltd 100 million euro notes, issued on 28 June 2012, due 2017, clause 8 Negative pledge, security issued by Nordkalk Oy Ab is excluded from clause 8 until 31 December 2012.  

By repaying all of its external loans, raised under the Facilities Agreement dated November 2006, Nordkalk Oy Ab has regained all security pledged as collateral to this Facilities Agreement arrangement. Thereby Rettig Group has fulfilled the requirements of this Negative pledge clause and is well within the general carve out for issued security of 20 per cent of total consolidated assets.