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K-C to Aquire Remaining Interest In South African Afiliate

April 3, 2008

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (K-C) announced it has reached an agreement to purchase the remaining stake in its South African subsidiary, Kimberly-Clark of South Africa (K-CSA), from The Lion Match Company (Proprietary) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of FASIC Investment Corporation Limited.

Kimberly-Clark currently owns slightly more than 50% of K-CSA. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2008. Terms of the purchase were not disclosed.
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