Share repurchases

Alma Media’s Board of Directors is authorised to acquire a total of 824,000 shares in one or several lots. The authorisation is effective until the end of the Annual General Meeting of 2018.

The acquired shares will be used to implement the company’s share-based incentive programme. The number of shares to be acquired is a maximum of 230,000 shares, which represents approximately 0.28 per cent of all Alma Media shares.

The company’s own shares shall be acquired using the company’s non-restricted shareholders’ equity at the market price valid at the time of purchase of the shares through trading in a regulated market arranged by NASDAQ Helsinki Oy, and the shares are purchased otherwise than in proportion to shareholders’ current holdings. The shares are acquired and paid for according to the rules and instructions of NASDAQ Helsinki Oy and Euroclear Finland Ltd.

2017

Alma Media has acquired its own shares over the period 22 February–21 March 2017 based on an authorisation granted by the Annual General Meeting of 2016 and over the period 23 February–29 May 2017 based on an authorisation granted by the Annual General Meeting of 2017.

Following transactions completed on 29 May 2017, the number of shares held by
the company is 160 000.

The acquisition of company’s own shares has so far ended for 2017.