Sappi Fine Paper North America Voting Rights and Capital

Johannesburg, South Africa, 01 October 2007 -- /PRNewswire/ -- In accordance with the United Kingdom's Financial Services Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, Sappi advises that its issued share capital comprises 239,071,892 ordinary shares of R1.00 each. Of that number, the company holds 10,632,421 shares in Treasury through a subsidiary company and a trust leaving 228,439,471 shares with voting rights, all of which rights are identical with each share carrying the right to one vote.

The above figures are as at 28 September 2007 and may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in Sappi Limited under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

About Sappi Fine Paper North America

Sappi Fine Paper North America is the leading North American producer of coated fine paper used in premium magazines, catalogues, books, and high-end print advertising. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Sappi Fine Paper North America is known for innovation and quality. SFPNA is a division of Sappi Limited (NYSE:SPP), a global company headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, with manufacturing operations on four continents in nine countries, sales offices in 50 countries, and customers in more than 100 countries around the world. Learn more about Sappi at

Source: Sappi Limited