Competition authorities approve merger of Oriola-KD s and Lifco AB s
Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Announcement 30 July 2007 at
The Finnish and Swedish competition authorities approved on Friday,
27 July 2007 the merger of Oriola-KD's and Lifco AB's dental
businesses which will gradually become effective in Finland, Sweden,
Denmark and the Baltics by early 2008 through a joint company where
Lifco will have 70 per cent and Oriola-KD 30 per cent of the shares
as was told in Oriola-KD's stock exchange release of 7 June 2007.
The combination is estimated to have a positive effect on Oriola-KD's
profit as of the last quarter of 2007.
President and CEO
Helsinki Stock Exchange