Fort Mill, S.C., November 18, 2022 – Domtar Corporation (the “Company”) announced today that it has applied to the Autorité des marchés financiers (“AMF”), as principal regulator, and the Ontario Securities Commission (collectively, the “Canadian Securities Regulatory Authorities”) under Regulation 11-102 respecting Passport System and Policy Statement 11-206 respecting Process for Cease to be a Reporting Issuer Applications for an order (the “Order Sought”) to cease to be a reporting issuer in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Québec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador (collectively, the “Jurisdictions”).
The Company has made this application following the completion of Karta Halten B.V.’s acquisition of the Company (the “Acquisition”), as announced in the Company’s news release dated November 18, 2021. If the Canadian Securities Regulatory Authorities grant the Order Sought, the Company will cease to be a reporting issuer in the Jurisdictions. This press release is being circulated in accordance with applicable Canadian securities laws.
Domtar is a leading provider of a wide variety of fiber-based products including communication, specialty and packaging papers, market pulp and airlaid nonwovens. With approximately 6,000 employees serving more than 50 countries around the world, Domtar is driven by a commitment to turn sustainable wood fiber into useful products that people rely on every day. Domtar’s principal executive office is in Fort Mill, South Carolina and Domtar is part of the Paper Excellence group of companies. To learn more, visit www.domtar.com.
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