Kontantbud på Eesti Telekom godkänt av Finansinspektionen i Estland

Kontantbud på Eesti Telekom godkänt av Finansinspektionen i Estland

Den 28 april godkände Finansinspektionen i Estland, TeliaSoneras
kontanterbjudande att förvärva samtliga aktier i AS Eesti Telekom, som
TeliaSonera inte redan äger.

Kungörelsen om erbjudandet publiceras i estniska tidningar idag. Det
tryckta erbjudandeprospektet på estniska, och den engelska
översättningen av prospektet, kommer från och med idag den 30 april att
finnas tillgängliga på Hansapanks huvudkontor, adress Liivalaia 8 i
Tallinn, Estland, samt på Tallinnbörsens (HEX Tallinn) hemsida
(www.hex.ee) och på TeliaSoneras hemsida (www.teliasonera.com/ir).

Anmälningsperioden i erbjudandet börjar idag den 30 april och slutar den
10 juni 2004.

Ytterligare information kan lämnas av:
Birgitta Grafström, Communications Manager, TeliaSonera Norge, Danmark,
Baltikum, 070-555 00 04.
TeliaSoneras presstjänst, 08-713 58 30.


This press release may not be published, distributed, diffused or
otherwise sent in or into the United States of America (including its
territories and possessions, every State of the United States and the
District of Columbia), Canada, Japan or Australia and it does not
constitute an extension into the United States, Canada, Japan or
Australia of the offer mentioned in this press release.

The offer mentioned in this press release is not being made in the
Republic of Italy and has not been cleared by CONSOB pursuant to Italian
laws and regulations. Accordingly, persons resident in Italy may not
participate in this offer and neither this press release nor any other
material relating to the offer may be distributed or made available in
the Republic of Italy.

This press release does not constitute an offer to buy or the
solicitation of an offer to sell any securities pursuant to the offer
mentioned in this press release or otherwise. This press release must
not be passed on to anybody else.

The full terms and conditions of the offer mentioned in this press
release will be set out in the prospectus detailing this offer to be
published after its approval by the Estonian Financial Supervision
Authority and, in the case of relevant global depositary receipt ("GDR")
holders of AS Eesti Telekom, the instructions which will be made
available by Baltic Tele AB to such GDR holders on how this offer may be
accepted by them. Relevant holders of shares or GDRs of AS Eesti Telekom
may rely only on such prospectus and instructions for all the terms and
conditions of this offer.

The offer mentioned in this press release is directed only at persons
outside the United Kingdom or having professional experience in matters
relating to investments and this offer is available only to and will be
engaged in only with such persons. Persons in the United Kingdom who do
not have professional experience in matters relating to investments
should not rely or act on any information included in this press
release.

The availability of the offer mentioned in this press release may be
affected by the laws of jurisdictions in addition to those mentioned
above and holders of shares or global depositary receipts of AS Eesti
Telekom must inform themselves about and observe any such restrictions.

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