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Press release from CNW Group

Tembec completes sale of land in British Columbia

Monday, November 25, 2013

Tembec completes sale of land in British Columbia

08:15 EST Monday, November 25, 2013

MONTREAL, Nov. 25, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Tembec today announced the closing of the sale of approximately 7,150 hectares of land located within the Regional District of East Kootenay, British Columbia, to Teck Resources Limited, which sale was previously announced on October 17, 2013.  Total consideration for the transaction was $19 million.

The transaction is part of the previously announced BC Land Sale Initiative. The Company has set an objective of realizing up to $75 million in land sales by December 2014. To date, the Company has realized a total of $23.2 million. The Company will provide regular updates on the BC Land Sale Initiative as it progresses. There can be no assurance that the Company will attain the stated objective or that it will do so within the specified time period.

Tembec is a manufacturer of forest products - lumber, pulp, paper and specialty cellulose - and a global leader in sustainable forest management practices. Principal operations are in Canada and France. Tembec has some 3,500 employees and annual sales of approximately $1.6 billion. Tembec is listed on the TSX (TMB).

This press release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of securities laws. Such statements relate, without limitation, to the Company's or management's objectives, projections, estimates, expectations or predictions of the future and can be identified by words such as "may", "will", "could", "anticipate", "estimate", "expect" and "project", the negative or variations thereof, and expressions of similar nature. Forward-looking statements are based on certain assumptions and analyses made by the Company in light of its experience, information available to it and its perception of future developments. Such statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, changes in foreign exchange rates, product selling prices, raw material and operating costs and other factors identified in the Company's periodic filings with securities regulatory authorities. Many of these risks are beyond the control of the Company and, therefore, may cause actual actions or results to materially differ from those expressed or implied herein. The forward-looking statements contained herein reflect the Company's expectations as of the date hereof and are subject to change after such date. The Company disclaims any intention to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless required by applicable securities legislation.

 

SOURCE Tembec

For further information:

Michel Dumas
Executive Vice President, Finances and Chief Financial Officer
Tel.: 819-627-4802
Michel.dumas@tembec.com

Linda Coates
Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Affairs
Tel.: 416 775-2819
linda.coates@tembec.com

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