TeliaSoneran ostotarjous Eesti Telekomista sai Viron kilpailuviranomaisten hyväksynnän

Lehdistötiedote
30.April.2004

TeliaSoneran ostotarjous Eesti Telekomista sai Viron
kilpailuviranomaisten hyväksynnän

Viron kilpailuviranomaiset ovat 28.4.2004 antaneet hyväksyntänsä
TeliaSoneran tekemälle tarjoukselle ostaa kaikki jäljellä olevat AS
Eesti Telekomin osakkeet, jotka eivät vielä ole TeliaSoneran
omistuksessa.

Tarjous julkaistaan virallisesti tänään virolaisissa sanomalehdissä.
Tarjouskirjeen vironkielinen ja englanninkielinen painettu versio ovat
saatavana Hansapankin pääkonttorista Tallinnassa osoitteessa Liivalaia 8
huhtikuun 30. päivästä alkaen sekä sähköisessä muodossa Tallinnan
pörssin verkkosivuilla (www.hex.ee) ja TeliaSoneran omilla
verkkosivuilla (www.teliasonera.com/ir) tästä päivästä lähtien.

Tarjouksen hyväksyntäkausi alkaa tänään 30.4.2004 ja päättyy 10.6.2004.

Lisätietoja antavat
Birgitta Grafström, Viestintäjohtaja, TeliaSonera Norway, Denmark ja
Baltian maat, puh: +46-(0)70-555 00 04.
TeliaSoneran lehdistöpalvelu, puh: +46-(0)8-713 58 30.


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