PC16. Proposed disposition of earnings

Annual accounts 2021

Disposition of earnings Essity Aktiebolag (publ)


Non-restricted equity in the Parent company:


retained earnings


net profit for the year






The Board of Directors and the President propose:


to be distributed to shareholders, a dividend of SEK 7.00 per share


to be carried forward





The company’s equity would have been SEK 235,130,502 lower if assets and liabilities had not been measured at fair value in accordance with Chapter 4, Section 14 of the Swedish Annual Accounts Act.

The Board of Directors and President declare that the consolidated financial statements have been prepared in accordance with the International Financial Reporting Standards adopted by the EU and that disclosures herein give a true and fair view of the Group’s position and results of operations. The Parent company’s annual accounts have been prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in Sweden and give a true and fair view of the Parent company’s position and results of operations. The statutory Board of Directors’ Report provides a fair review of the Parent company’s and Group’s operations, position and results of operations and describes material risks and uncertainties facing the Parent company and the companies included in the Group.

Stockholm, February 22, 2022

Ewa Björling
Board member

Pär Boman
Chairman of the Board

Annemarie Gardshol
Board member

Magnus Groth
President, CEO and Board member

Susanna Lind
Board member, employee representative

Torbjörn Lööf
Board member

Bert Nordberg
Board member

Louise Svanberg
Board member

Örjan Svensson
Board member, employee representative

Lars Rebien Sørensen
Board member

Barbara Milian Thoralfsson
Board member

Niclas Thulin
Board member, employee representative

Our audit report was submitted on February 28, 2022
Ernst & Young AB

Hamish Mabon
Authorized Public Accountant
Auditor in charge