Increase in share capital and listing of new shares resulting from use of option rights
HUHTAMÄKI OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 14.11.2012 AT 10:00
A total of 871,081 new shares of Huhtamäki Oyj have been subscribed for based on share subscriptions under company's Option Rights 2006 Plan. 749,665 new shares were subscribed for based on the option rights 2006 B and 121,416 new shares based on the option rights 2006 C. The corresponding increase in the company's share capital is EUR 2,961,675.40. The increase has been registered with the Finnish Trade Register on November 14, 2012. The company has requested NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. to list the new shares for public trading as of November 15, 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 364,442,552.40 and the total number of shares is 107,188,986.
The subscription period for shares based on the option rights 2006 B under Huhtamäki Oyj's Option Rights 2006 Plan ceased on October 31, 2012. Option rights 2006 B entitled to the subscription of a total of 1,100,000 new shares of which 749,665 shares were subscribed for during the subscription period. The option rights 2006 C under Huhtamäki Oyj's Option Rights 2006 Plan entitle to the subscription of a total of 1,100,000 new shares. The annual subscription period is January 2 - November 15. The subscription period for shares based on option rights 2006 C will cease on April 30, 2014.
For further information, please contact:
Sami Pauni, Group Vice President, Legal, and General Counsel, tel. +358 10 686 7872
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 14,000 people in 64 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 NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. Additional information is available at www.huhtamaki.com.