Sandvik increases its shareholding in Tampella

Through its wholly owned subsidiary Sandvik Invest AB, Sweden, has acquired an additional 9 million shares in Oy Tampella Ab.

Thereof, slightly more than 7 million shares have been bought from Outokumpu, Finland.

Sandvik's holdings now 64.3 million shares corresponding to 48.2% in Tampella.

Sandviken, 28 May 1996

SANDVIK AB; (publ)