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The European Commission continues its investigation of the ethanol industry

The European Commission has today announced that it intends to continue its investigation of the ethanol industry. The suspicions concern antitrust infringements within ethanol trading in the EU.

In October the European Commission carried out an unannounced inspection at Lantmännen Agroetanol in Norrköping, Sweden, concerning suspected antitrust infringements. The European Commission have now decided to open formal proceedings to continue its investigation of Lantmännen Agroetanol and Abengoa and Alcodis, two companies that were also inspected in October 2014. Lantmännen cooperates fully with the authority.

Lantmännen ek för discloses the information in this press release according to the Swedish Securities Markets Act and/or the Swedish Financial Trading Act. The information was provided for public release on 7 December at 13.15 CET.

For further information, please contact: 
Bengt Olof Johansson, CEO, Lantmännen Agroetanol, e-mail: bengt.olof.johansson@lantmannen.com , phone: 010-556 14 32