Changes in holdings of Procomex and Mekaanikontalo in Alma Media

ALMA MEDIA CORP.  STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE   8 November 2007 at 12.30
 
 
CHANGES IN HOLDINGS OF PROCOMEX AND MEKAANIKONTALO IN ALMA MEDIA
 
Alma Media announced on 19 December 2006 that Procomex S.A (business register number R.C. Luxembourg B 57.877) and Helsingin Mekaanikontalo Oy (trade register number 1076761-9) had raised their combined holding in the share capital and voting rights of Alma Media to more than one twentieth (1/20) through forward trades renewed on that date. Now Alma Media has received information that these companies have renewed existing forward trades and made new forward trades.
 
Pursuant to the Securities Market Act, Chapter 2, Section 10, we inform that:
 

 
Number of shares
Maturity date for forward trades
Procomex SA's forward trades (several different contracts)
1 533 500
 
338 000
January 2008
 
February 2008
Helsingin Mekaanikontalo Oy's forward trades (several different contracts)
821 000
5 208 400
January 2008
February 2008
Total
7 162 000
(9,6 % of share capital and votes)
 
 
 
Procomex SA and Helsingin Mekaanikontalo Oy are companies controlled by Ahti Vilppula, a member of Alma Media's Board of Directors.
 
The share capital of Alma Media Corporation (business ID 1944757-4) is EUR 44 767 513.80 and it is divided into 74 612 523 shares. The company has one series of shares. Each share entitles to one voting right. The total number of voting rights is 74 612 523.
 
 
ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION
 
Rauno Heinonen
VP; Corporate Communications and IR
 
DISTRIBUTION: Helsinki Exchanges, principal media
 
Alma Media is a profitably growing and internationally expanding company that invests in the future of newspapers and the online media. Its best known products are Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com.
 
Net sales in 2006 totalled EUR 302 million and the operating margin was 16 %. The company's share is listed in the Mid Cap segment of the OMX Nordic Exchange's Nordic List, trading code ALN1V. More information at www.almamedia.fi
 
 
  • Date: 8.11.2007, 13:30
  • News type: Stock exchange release

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