Sandvik publishes offer document
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Sandvik Aktiebolag ("Sandvik") has today published the offer document regarding the offer to the minority shareholders of its subsidiary Seco Tools Aktiebolag ("Seco Tools") to tender all their outstanding shares in Seco Tools to Sandvik.
The offer document will be distributed to directly registered Seco Tools shareholders as per 28 November 2011. A printed version of the offer document will be available at Sandvik, Storgatan 2, SE-811 81 Sandviken, Sweden, and from Handelsbanken's branch offices. The offer document can also be downloaded in electronic form from Sandvik's website www.sandvik.com and from Handelsbanken's website www.handelsbanken.se/investeringserbjudande.
The acceptance period of the offer runs from 1 December 2011 up to and including 10 January 2012.
Sandviken, 28 November 2011
Sandvik Aktiebolag (publ)