TeliaSonera gets clearance to acquire Chess/Sense in Norway

The Norwegian Competitive Authority has today approved TeliaSonera´s acquisition of 91.2 percent of Vollvik Gruppen AS which owns 100 percent of the service provider Chess/Sense. The closing of the transaction is to be done as soon as possible.

TeliaSonera will, within three business days following the transaction, make a voluntary offer at the same price per share (NOK 11.03) for the remaining 8.8 percent of the shares in Vollvik Gruppen AS.

For further information journalists can contact:
Kjell Lindström, Director of Communications, TeliaSonera Norway, Denmark & the Baltic countries, +46-(0)8-713 58 30

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