15 October 2015
Today an open letter addressed to the TeliaSonera Board has been published by a US based fund in which it claims to be short in the TeliaSonera stock. The fund directs serious criticism towards the company. TeliaSonera does not recognize the conclusions and makes the following statements today:
- As previously reported TeliaSonera fully cooperates with ongoing investigations in Sweden, the Netherlands and the United States. TeliaSonera is as open and transparent as possible with respect to listing requirements and the investigations.
- TeliaSonera has of today not received any claims from US authorities. It is only if and when any claims materializes that it is possible to make any provisions in the financial statements.
- TeliaSonera’s financial statements are in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). They are audited by Deloitte in accordance with International Auditing Standards IAS and TeliaSonera has received unmodified audit opinions 2014.
TeliaSonera AB discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Swedish Securities Markets Act and/or the Swedish Financial Instrument Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication 2.15 p.m. CET on October 15, 2015.
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