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2016-02-10

Company announcement 6/2016 - Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S: Stabilisation Period Begins

COMPANY
ANNOUNCEMENT

No. 6/2016

NOT FOR RELEASE OR DISTRIBUTION OR PUBLICATION IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY
OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, CANADA, AUSTRALIA OR
JAPAN

This announcement does not constitute an offering circular and nothing herein
contains an offering of securities. No one should purchase or subscribe for
any securities in Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S
("STG" or the "Company") except on the basis of information in the offering
circular published by STG in connection with the offering and admission of
such securities to trading and official listing on Nasdaq Copenhagen A/S
("Nasdaq Copenhagen").

Copenhagen, 10 February 2016

Stabilisation Period Begins

With reference to the offering circular dated 28 January 2016 and announcement
no. 4 dated 10 February 2016 regarding the result of the offering and the
admission to trading and official listing of shares in Scandinavian Tobacco
Group A/S ("STG") on Nasdaq Copenhagen, STG has received notification
regarding the beginning of the stabilisation period from Nordea Bank Danmark
A/S acting as Stabilising Manager in the offering. Reference is made to the
attached announcement from Nordea Bank Danmark A/S.

For further information, please contact:

For media enquiries:
Kaspar Bach Habersaat, Director of Group Communications, phone: +45 7220 7152
orkaspar.bach@st-group.com.

For investor enquiries:
Torben Sand, Head of Investor Relations, phone: +45 7220 7126
ortorben.sand@st-group.com.

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.

For more information please visitwww.st-group.com.
Important notice

Copies of this announcement are not being made and may not be distributed or
sent into the United States of America, Canada, Australia or Japan.

This communication does not constitute an offer of the securities to the
public in the United States. The securities referred to herein may be offered
or sold in the United States only (1) if registered, or in a transaction
exempt from, or not subject to, registration under the U.S. Securities Act of
1933, as amended, and (2) by the issuer or a manager (or affiliate thereof)
registered as a broker-dealer under the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S does not intend to register any portion of the
offering of the securities in the United States or to conduct a public
offering of the securities in the United States.

In any EEA Member State, other than Denmark, that has implemented Directive
2003/71/EC as amended (together with any applicable implementing measures in
any Member State, the "Prospectus Directive"), this communication is only
addressed to and is only directed at qualified investors in that Member State
within the meaning of the Prospectus Directive.

This communication does not constitute an offer of the securities to the
public in the United Kingdom. No prospectus has been or will be approved in
the United Kingdom in respect of the securities. This communication is being
distributed to and is directed only at (i) persons who are outside the United
Kingdom or (ii) persons who are investment professionals within the meaning
of Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial
Promotion) Order 2005 (the "Order") and (iii) high net worth entities, and
other persons to whom it may lawfully be communicated, falling within Article
49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (all such persons together being referred to as
"Relevant Persons"). Any investment activity to which this communication
relates will only be available to and will only be engaged with Relevant
Persons. Any person who is not a Relevant Person should not act or rely on
this document or any of its contents.

Stabilisation/FCA

In connection with the offering, Nordea Bank Danmark A/S (the "Stabilising
Manager") (or agents acting on behalf of the Stabilising Manager) may
over-allot securities or effect transactions with a view to supporting the
market price of the securities at a level higher than that which might
otherwise prevail. However, there is no assurance that the Stabilising
Manager (or agents acting on behalf of the Stabilising Manager) will
undertake stabilisation actions. Any stabilisation action may begin on or
after the date of commencement of trading and official listing of the
securities on Nasdaq Copenhagen and, if begun, may be ended at any time, but
must end no later than 30 days after the date of commencement of trading and
official listing of the securities.

J.P. Morgan Securities plc is acting as Lead Global Coordinator, and J.P.
Morgan Securities Ltd. together with, Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch and
Nordea Markets (division of Nordea Bank Danmark A/S) are acting as Joint
Global Coordinators and Joint Bookrunners in the Offering and Carnegie
Investment Bank, filial af Carnegie Investment Bank AB (publ), Sverige is
acting as Co-Lead Manager in the Offering. The Joint Global Coordinators,
the Joint Bookrunners and the Co-lead Manager and their affiliates are acting
exclusively for Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S and the selling shareholders
and no one else in connection with the offering. They will not regard any
other person as their respective client in relation to the offering and will
not be responsible to anyone other than Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S and
the selling shareholders for providing the protections afforded to their
respective clients, nor for providing advice in relation to the offering, the
contents of this communication or any transaction, arrangement or other
matter referred to herein.

In connection with the Offering, the Joint Global Coordinators, the Joint
Bookrunners and the Co-lead Manager and any of their affiliates, acting as
investors for their own accounts, may purchase shares and in that capacity
may retain, purchase, sell, offer to sell or otherwise deal for their own
accounts in such shares and other securities of Scandinavian Tobacco Group
A/S or related investments in connection with the offering or otherwise.
Accordingly, references in the offering circular to the shares being offered,
acquired, placed or otherwise dealt in should be read as including any offer
to, acquisition, placing or dealing by such Joint Global Coordinators, the
Joint Bookrunners and the Co-lead Manager and any of their affiliates acting
as investors for their own accounts. The Joint Global Coordinators, the Joint
Bookrunners and the Co-lead Manager do not intend to disclose the extent of
any such investment or transactions otherwise than in accordance with any
legal or regulatory obligations to do so.

The information, opinions and forward-looking statements contained in this
announcement speak only as at its date and are subject to change without
notice.

Pre-stabilisation Notice

Nordea Bank Danmark A/S (Torben Hansen, telephone +45 33 33 35 67) hereby
gives notice that the Stabilisation Manager named below and its affiliates
may stabilise the offer of the following securities in accordance with
Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2273/2003 implementing the Market Abuse
Directive (2003/6/EC).

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| The securities: |
| Issuer: Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S |
| Securities: Ordinary shares (DK0060696300) |
| Offering size: 35,600,000 shares of DKK 1 nominal value each |
| Offer price: DKK 100 per share |
| Associated securities: N/A |
| Market: Nasdaq Copenhagen |
| Ticker: STG |
| Stabilisation: |
| Stabilisation Manager: Nordea Bank Danmark A/S (company registration number: 13522197) |
| |
| Strandgade 3, |
| DK-0900 Copenhagen C |
| Denmark |
| Stabilisation period expected to start on: 10 February 2016 |
| Stabilisation period expected to end no later than: 11 March 2016 |
| Maximum size of over-allotment facility: Up to 4,400,000 shares |
| Conditi...

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