Increase in share capital and listing of new shares resulting from use of option rights


A total of 12,300 new shares of Huhtamäki Oyj have been issued based on share subscriptions with Huhtamäki Oyj's option rights 2006 C under company's Option Rights 2006 Plan. The corresponding increase in the company's share capital is EUR 41,820.00. The increase has been entered in the Finnish Trade Register on March 29, 2012. The company has requested NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. to list the new shares for public trading beginning on March 30, 2012. In terms of shareholder rights, the new shares are identical to the shares of the company already traded on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.

Following the increase, Huhtamäki Oyj's registered share capital is EUR 360,657,108.00 and the number of shares outstanding is 106,075,620.

The option rights 2006 B and 2006 C under the Huhtamäki Oyj's Option Rights 2006 Plan entitle to the subscription of a total of 2,200,000 new shares. The annual subscription period is January 2 - November 15. The period of subscription for shares will cease for option rights 2006 B on October 31, 2012 and for option rights 2006 C on April 30, 2014.

For further information, please contact:
Sami Pauni, Group Vice President, Legal, and General Counsel, tel. +358 10 686 7872

Group Communications

Huhtamaki Group is a leading manufacturer of consumer and specialty packaging with 2011 net sales totaling EUR 2 billion. Foodservice and consumer goods markets are served by approximately 12,700 people in 59 manufacturing units and several sales offices in 31 countries. The parent company, Huhtamäki Oyj, has its head office in Espoo, Finland and its share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. Additional information is available at