Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S: Reporting of Transaction in Accordance with Section 28A of the Danish Securities Trading Act

No. 24/2016

                                                                                                                                  Copenhagen, 7 June 2016

Reporting of Transaction in Accordance with Section 28A of the Danish Securities Trading Act

Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S hereby notifies the following reporting under Section 28a of the Securities Trading Act on transactions in shares and associated securities of Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S made by members of the board of directors, executive management, key employees and their related parties:

NameNigel Northridge
Reason Member of the board of directors (Vice-chairman)
IssuerScandinavian Tobacco Group A/S
ISIN code / SymbolDK0060696300 - STG
TransactionAcquisition of shares
Type of securityShares
Trade day7 June 2016
MarketNasdaq Copenhagen A/S
Share priceDKK 553,924

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For media enquiries:
Kaspar Bach Habersaat, Director of Group Communications, phone: +45 7220 7152

For investor enquiries:
Torben Sand, Head of Investor Relations, phone: +45 7220 7126 or

About Scandinavian Tobacco Group

Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S with its subsidiaries (the " Group ") is a world leading producer of cigars and traditional pipe tobacco. The Group also produces fine-cut tobacco and sells tobacco-related accessories. The Group produces and sells 3 billion cigars and 5,000 tonnes of pipe and fine-cut tobacco annually. Scandinavian Tobacco Group believes it is the only company globally with a core strategic focus on production and distribution in all of these tobacco categories.

Scandinavian Tobacco Group holds market-leading positions in the machine-made cigar market in Europe, the handmade cigar market in the US, the online and catalogue retail sales of cigars in the US, the traditional pipe tobacco market globally and in selected fine-cut tobacco markets.

Scandinavian Tobacco Group has a diversified portfolio of more than 200 brands providing a complementary range of established global brands and local champions.  In the cigar segment, the brand portfolio comprises Café Crème, La Paz, Macanudo, CAO, Partagas (US) and Cohiba (US). Pipe tobacco brands include Captain Black, Erinmore, Borkum Riff and W.Ø. Larsen, while leading fine-cut tobacco brands include Bugler, Break, Escort, Bali Shag and Tiedemanns.

As at 31 December 2015, the Group employed approx. 8,100 people in the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Nicaragua, Indonesia, Europe, New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the US.

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Scandinavian Tobacco Group - Transaction in shares, Sect. 28A

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