12/1/2011 - Press release

Kemira closes the Maitland hydrogen peroxide plant deal

Kemira Oyj has on November 30, 2011 closed the Maitland deal announced on October 27, 2011. Kemira sold its Canadian hydrogen peroxide unit in Maitland to Evonik. The transaction does not have any significant impact on Kemira’s financial figures, and the parties have agreed not to disclose the transaction price. The transaction will have some positive impact on Kemira’s net profit in the fourth quarter of 2011.

For more information, please contact
Kemira Oyj
Tero Huovinen, Director, Investor Relations
+358 50 4099 373

Kemira Oyj
Petri Helsky, President
Mobile + 358 50 359 7329

Evonik Industries
Alexandra H. Boy, Spokesperson, Chemicals
Corporate Press
Phone +49 201 177 3167

Kemira is a global two billion euro water chemistry company that is focused on serving customers in water-intensive industries. The company offers water quality and quantity management that improves customers’ energy, water, and raw material efficiency. Kemira’s vision is to be a leading water chemistry company.