ANNOUNCEMENT UNDER CHAPTER 9, SECTION 10 OF THE SECURITIES MARKETS ACT: MARIATORP OY’S SHAREHOLDING IN ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION

Alma Media Corporation       Stock Exchange Release         November 20, 2015 at 4.30 pm (EET)

ANNOUNCEMENT UNDER CHAPTER 9, SECTION 10 OF THE SECURITIES MARKETS ACT: MARIATORP OY’S SHAREHOLDING IN ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION

Alma Media Corporation has received on 20 November 2015 an announcement pursuant to section 10, chapter 9, of the Securities Markets Act from Mariatorp Oy, that the agreement it announced on 12 November has been carried through, and that due to the increase in Alma Media’s number of shares as a result of the completion of the exchange offer on Talentum’s shares, Mariatorps’ holding of the shares and votes in Alma Media has fallen below the threshold of 20%.

Issuing company and its business ID: Alma Media Corporation, 1944757-4

Complete name and business ID of the shareholder: Mariatorp Oy, 2690035-7

Basis of announcement: Acquisition or disposal of shares or voting rights and the rise of issuing company’s number of shares.

Date of transaction and exceeding the threshold: 20.11.2015

Below threshold: 1/5 (20%) of shares and votes

Holding of Mariatorp

Before change in holding:

Number of Alma Media Corporation shares 15,474,774

Percentage of shares and votes 20.50 %

After the change in holding:

Number of Alma Media Corporation shares 15,474,774

Percentage of shares and votes 18.78 %

The registered number of the Alma Media Corporation shares is 82 383 182 shares, which entitle to a total of 82 383 182 votes.

ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION

Rauno Heinonen

Vice President, Corporate Communications and IR

Further information: Mikko Korttila, General Counsel, tel. +358 (0)10 665 2201

Distribution: NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd, Main Media, www.almamedia.fi

Alma Media in brief

Alma Media is a media company focusing on digital services and publishing. In addition to news services, the company’s products provide useful information related to lifestyle, career and business development. The services of Alma Media have expanded from Finland to the Nordic countries, the Baltics and Central Europe. In 2014, the company employed an average of 1,830 professionals (excluding deliverers), of whom approximately one quarter worked outside Finland. Alma Media’s revenue in 2014 totalled approximately EUR 295 million. Alma Media’s share is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Read more at www.almamedia.com.

  • Date: 20.11.2015, 16:30
  • News type: Stock exchange release

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