Mercer International Inc. is a global pulp manufacturing company.The preceding contains "forward looking statements" within the meaning of federal securities laws and is intended to qualify for the safe harbor from liability established by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, without limitation, statements regarding preliminary estimated financial results, the Company's intentions regarding the consummation of the offering of Additional Notes, the intended use of proceeds and the Company's proposed acquisition. "Forward looking statements" involve unknown risks and uncertainties which may cause the Company's actual results in future periods to differ materially from forecasted results. These statements are based on the Company's management's estimates and assumptions with respect to future events, which include uncertainty as to its ability to consummate the offering of Additional Notes or complete its proposed acquisition, which estimates are believed to be reasonable, though inherently uncertain and difficult to predict. A discussion of factors that could cause actual results to vary is included in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K and other periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
APPROVED BY:Jimmy S.H. LeeExecutive Chairman(604) 684-1099David M. Gandossi, FCPA, FCAChief Executive Officer(604) 684-1099