121206 Trading in subscription rights commences 7 December 2012 - KappAhl

Trading in subscription rights commences 7 December 2012

Due to a technical error, trading in subscription rights in connection to the ongoing rights issue in KappAhl AB (publ) will commence on the 7 December 2012 instead of 6 December 2012 as planned. No other dates in the rights issue time table will be affected.

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR TO THE UNITES STATES, AUSTRALIA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, CANADA, NEW ZEALAND, SINGAPORE OR SOUTH AFRICA OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION WHERE SUCH DISTRIBUTION OF THIS PRESS RELEASE WOULD BE SUBJECT TO LEGAL RESTRICTIONS.

KappAhl AB (publ) discloses the information provided here pursuant to the Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on 6 December 2012 at 12.15 p.m.

For further information, please contact:
Johan Åberg, President and CEO, phone +46 706 09 99 73, johan.aberg@kappahl.com
Håkan Westin, Chief Financial Officer, phone +46 704 71 56 64, hakan.westin@kappahl.com

For other information, please contact:
Annette Björklund, Head Public Relations, phone +46 704 71 55 42, annette.bjorklund@kappahl.com

KappAhl was founded 1953 and is a leading Nordic fashion chain with close to 400 stores and 4 500 co-workers in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Poland and the Czech Republic. KappAhl designs, markets and sells value-for-money fashion and focus in particular on women 30-50 years of age. In 1999, KappAhl was the first fashion chain to receive environmental management standard certification. During the financial year 2011/2012, KappAhl had sales of SEK 4,6 billion. KappAhl shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. Further information is available at www.kappahl.com

IMPORTANT NOTICE
In certain jurisdictions, the publication or distribution of this press release may be subject to legal restrictions and persons in those jurisdictions where this press release has been published or distributed should inform themselves about and abide by such legal restrictions.

This press release may not be published or distributed, directly or indirectly, in or to the United States, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Canada, New Zealand, Singapore, or South Africa or any other country where such action is wholly or partially subject to legal restrictions. Nor may the information in this press release be forwarded, reproduced or disclosed in such a manner that contravenes such restrictions. Failure to comply with this instruction may result in a violation of the United States Securities Act of 1933 ("Securities Act") or laws applicable in other jurisdictions.

This press release does not contain or constitute an invitation or an offer to acquire, subscribe for or otherwise trade in shares, subscription rights or other securities in KappAhl AB (publ). Any invitation to the persons concerned to subscribe for shares in KappAhl AB (publ) is only made through the prospectus that KappAhl AB (publ) made public on 30 November 2012.

Neither of the subscription rights, the BTAs (interim shares) or the new shares will be registered in accordance with the Securities Act or any provincial act in Canada and may not be transferred or offered for sale in the United States or Canada or to persons resident there or on account of such persons other than in such exceptional cases that do not require registration in accordance with the Securities Act or any provincial act in Canada.

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Press contacts

Corporate and Investor Relations
Charlotte Högberg, Head of Corporate Communications
Phone: +46 31 - 771 56 31
charlotte.hogberg@kappahl.com

Fashion and range
Monika Kostovska, Fashion Press and Sustainability Marketing Manager
Phone: +46 70 - 471 55 56
monika.kostovska@kappahl.com

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