Altia Oyj : Listing application approved for the temporary secondary listing of Anora Group Plc on the Oslo Stock Exchange

ALTIA PLC   STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE    30 August 2021 at 2.15 p.m. EEST


Listing application approved for the temporary secondary listing of Anora Group
Plc on the Oslo Stock Exchange

Altia Plc ("Altia") and Arcus ASA ("Arcus") introduced on 29 September 2020 the
merger of Altia's and Arcus' enterprise operations by way of a statutory
cross-border absorption merger of Arcus into Altia (the "Merger"). In accordance
with the merger plan, the firms' intent has been to hunt a temporary
secondary listing of the shares of the mixed firm on Oslo Børs (the "Oslo
Stock Exchange") along with the present listing of Altia on the official
record of Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd in reference to the completion of the Merger. The
firms introduced on 25 August 2021 that each one circumstances for the Merger have
been fulfilled and that the Merger will likely be accomplished.

Altia has submitted an application for a temporary secondary listing of the
mixed firm's shares on the Oslo Stock Exchange in reference to the
completion of the Merger, for a transitional interval of 4 (4) months from the
first day of the secondary listing on the Oslo Stock Exchange. The Oslo Stock
Exchange has in the present day approved the listing application. The shares of the mixed
firm will likely be listed by way of a depository curiosity association in the
Norwegian Verdipapirsentralen (the "VPS") and will likely be buying and selling on the Oslo Stock
Exchange beneath the ticker code ANORA. Trading on the Oslo Stock Exchange is
anticipated to start after the Merger is accomplished on 1 September 2021. After
the transitional interval the mixed firm will apply for the shares in the
mixed firm to be delisted from the Oslo Stock Exchange.



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Information on Altia and Arcus in short

Altia is a number one Nordic alcoholic beverage model firm working in the wine
and spirits markets in the Nordic and Baltic international locations. Altia needs to assist a
improvement of a contemporary, accountable Nordic consuming tradition. Altia's key
exports manufacturers are Koskenkorva, O.P. Anderson and Larsen. Other iconic Nordic
manufacturers are Chill Out, Blossa, Xanté, Jaloviina, Leijona, Explorer and

Altia's present technique is constructed on two core strengths: Altia is the Nordic
distillery that masters the sustainable manufacturing of high-quality grain-based
spirits, and offers the finest route-to-market by way of distribution and channel
execution for its manufacturers and companions.

Arcus is a number one Nordic branded client items firm inside wine and
spirits. Arcus is the world's largest producer of aquavit, and holds sturdy
market positions for wine and spirits throughout the Nordics. Vectura, an entirely
owned firm, provides full logistics options for the beverage business
in Norway. Arcus was spun off from the Norwegian state monopoly, Vinmonopolet,
in 1996 and since then has grown from an area firm to a global group
with the Nordic area and Germany as its house market. The Group additionally exports a
vital quantity of spirits to different international locations. Arcus is listed on Oslo Børs.

Important discover 

The distribution of this launch could also be restricted by legislation and individuals into whose
possession any doc or different data referred to herein comes ought to
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contained herein is just not for publication or distribution, in complete or partly,
immediately or not directly, in or into Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, South
Africa or some other jurisdiction the place such publication or distribution would
violate relevant legal guidelines or guidelines or would require extra paperwork to be
accomplished or registered or require any measure to be undertaken along with
the necessities beneath Finnish legislation. Any failure to adjust to these
restrictions might represent a violation of the securities legal guidelines of any such
jurisdiction. This launch is just not directed to, and isn't supposed for
distribution to or use by, any individual or entity that could be a citizen or resident or
positioned in any locality, state, nation or different jurisdiction the place such
distribution, publication, availability or use could be opposite to legislation or
regulation or which might require any registration or licensing inside such

Altia is a Finnish firm and Arcus is a Norwegian firm. The transaction,
together with the data distributed in reference to the merger and the
associated shareholder votes, is topic to disclosure, timing and procedural
necessities of a non-U.S. nation, that are completely different from these of the United

It could also be tough for U.S. shareholders of Arcus to implement their rights and
any declare they might have arising beneath U.S. federal or state securities legal guidelines,
since Altia and Arcus aren't positioned in the United States, and all or some of
their officers and administrators are residents of non-U.S. jurisdictions. It could also be
tough to compel a international firm and its associates to topic themselves
to a U.S. court docket's judgment. U.S. shareholders of Arcus might not have the ability to sue
Altia or Arcus or their respective officers and administrators in a non-U.S. court docket
for violations of U.S. legal guidelines, together with federal securities legal guidelines, or at the least
it might show to be tough to proof such claims. Further, it might be
tough to compel Altia or Arcus and their associates to topic themselves to
the jurisdiction of a U.S. court docket. In addition, there's substantial doubt as to
the enforceability abroad in unique actions, or in actions for
the enforcement of judgments of U.S. courts, based mostly on the civil legal responsibility
provisions of the U.S. federal securities legal guidelines. 

Arcus' shareholders ought to be conscious that Altia is prohibited from buying
Arcus' shares in any other case than beneath the Merger, resembling in open market or
privately negotiated purchases, at any time throughout the pendency of the Merger
beneath the Merger Plan.

This launch doesn't represent a discover to an EGM or a merger prospectus and
as such, doesn't represent or type half of and shouldn't be construed as, an
supply to promote, or the solicitation or invitation of any supply to purchase, purchase or
subscribe for, any securities or an inducement to enter into funding
exercise. Any choice with respect to the proposed merger of Arcus into Altia
ought to be made solely on the foundation of data to be contained in the precise
notices to the EGM of Arcus and Altia, as relevant, and the merger prospectus
associated to the merger in addition to on an unbiased evaluation of the data
contained therein. You ought to seek the advice of the merger prospectus for extra full
details about Altia, Arcus, their respective subsidiaries, their respective
securities and the merger. No half of this launch, nor the reality of its
distribution, ought to type the foundation of, or be relied on in reference to, any
contract or dedication or funding choice by any means. The data
contained on this launch has not been independently verified. No
illustration, guarantee or enterprise, expressed or implied, is made as to,
and no reliance ought to be positioned on, the equity, accuracy, completeness or
correctness of the data or the opinions contained herein. Neither Altia
nor Arcus, nor any of their respective associates, advisors or representatives
or some other individual, shall have any legal responsibility by any means (in negligence or
in any other case) for any loss nonetheless arising from any use of this launch or its
contents or in any other case arising in reference to this launch. Each individual should
rely on their very own examination and evaluation of Altia, Arcus, their respective
securities and the merger, together with the deserves and dangers concerned. The
transaction might have tax penalties for Arcus shareholders, who ought to search
their very own tax recommendation.

This launch consists of "forward-looking statements." These statements might not be
based mostly on historic info, however are statements about future expectations. When
used on this launch, the phrases "goals," "anticipates," "assumes," "believes,"
"might," "estimates," "expects," "intends," "might," "plans," "ought to," "will,"
"would" and comparable expressions as they relate to Altia, Arcus or the merger
establish sure of these forward-looking statements. Other forward-looking
statements might be recognized in the context during which the statements are made.
Forward-looking statements are set forth in a quantity of locations on this launch,
together with wherever this launch consists of data on the future outcomes,
plans and expectations with regard to the Combined Company's enterprise, together with
its strategic plans and plans on progress and profitability, and the common
financial circumstances. These forward-looking statements are based mostly on current
plans, estimates, projections and expectations and aren't ensures of future
efficiency. They are based mostly on sure expectations, which can become
incorrect. Such forward-looking statements are based mostly on assumptions and are
topic to varied dangers and uncertainties. Shareholders mustn't rely on
these forward-looking statements. Numerous elements might trigger the precise outcomes
of operations or monetary situation of the Combined Company to vary
materially from these expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements.
Neither Altia nor Arcus, nor any of their respective associates, advisors or
representatives or some other individual undertakes any obligation to evaluate or
affirm or to launch publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements
to replicate occasions that happen or circumstances that come up after the date of this
launch. Further, there might be no certainty that the merger will likely be accomplished in
the method and timeframe described on this launch, or in any respect.

The securities referred to on this launch haven't been, and won't be,
registered beneath the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S.
Securities Act"), or the securities legal guidelines of any state of the United States (as
such time period is outlined in Regulation S beneath the U.S. Securities Act) and will not
be supplied, bought or delivered, immediately or not directly, in or into the United
States absent registration, besides pursuant to an exemption from, or in a
transaction not topic to, the registration necessities of the U.S. Securities
Act and in compliance with any relevant state and different securities legal guidelines of the
United States. This launch doesn't represent a suggestion to promote or solicitation
of a suggestion to purchase any of the shares in the United States. Any supply or sale of
new Altia shares made in the United States in reference to the merger could also be
made pursuant to the exemption from the registration necessities of the U.S.
Securities Act offered by Rule 802 thereunder.

The new shares in Altia haven't been and won't be listed on a U.S.
securities change or quoted on any inter-dealer citation system in the United
States. Neither Altia nor Arcus intends to take any motion to facilitate a
market in the new shares in Altia in the United States.

The new shares in Altia haven't been approved or disapproved by the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission, any state securities fee in the
United States or some other regulatory authority in the United States, nor have
any of the foregoing authorities handed remark upon, or endorsed the advantage of,
the merger or the accuracy or the adequacy of this launch. Any illustration
to the opposite is a felony offence in the United States.

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