KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Dec. 17, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Cascades Inc. (TSX:
CAS), today announced the extension of its Small Shareholder Program
("the Program") to February 15, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. Toronto time (EST).
The voluntary Program, originally scheduled to expire on December 17,
2012, enables eligible registered and beneficial shareholders who owned
99 or fewer Common Shares ("Shares") of Cascades Inc. as of September
17, 2012, to sell their Shares without incurring any brokerage
Orders received and cleared for execution shall be placed with the
participating organization no later than 12:00 p.m. on the next
business day for execution on TSX.
Cascades Inc. makes no recommendation as to whether or not an eligible
shareholder should participate in the Program. The decision to
participate should be based upon a shareholder's particular financial
circumstances. Eligible shareholders may wish to obtain advice from
their broker or financial advisor as to the advisability of
Cascades Inc. has retained Georgeson Shareholder Communications Canada,
Inc. to manage the Program. Shareholders should direct any questions
regarding the Program to Georgeson's toll-free number at 1 (866)
Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and
tissue products composed mainly of recycled fibres. The Corporation
employs close to 12,000 men and women who work in more than 100 units
located in North America and Europe. Its management philosophy, its 45
years of experience in recycling, its continued efforts in research and
development are strengths that enable Cascades to create new products
for its customers. Cascades' shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange
under the ticker symbol CAS.
SOURCE: CASCADES INC.
For further information:
Director, Investor Relations
Phone: 514 282 2697