15/05/2012

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Trelleborg and Freudenberg receive EU approval to form JV for antivibration solutions

The completion of the transaction is subject to certain conditions, including the approval of the relevant competition authorities. The process has progressed according to plan and on 14 May 2012, the European Commission approved the proposed transaction between Trelleborg and Freudenberg. With this approval, Trelleborg and Freudenberg are able to start the last phase of preparations to bringing the joint venture to fruition. A formal closing of the transaction is estimated to take place in the beginning of the third quarter of 2012. Until the closing the parties will continue to run their respective business in the normal course of business and independently from each other. According to the companies, more information about the joint venture will follow once the closing of the transaction takes place.

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