Alma Media Corporation Press Release December 21, 2011
THE COPYRIGHTS OF THE KOTIKYMPPI PAPER BOUGHT BY POHJOIS-SUOMEN MEDIA
Pohjois-Suomen Media, part of Alma Media Group, has bought the copyrights of the Kotikymppi free paper, published in Kemijärvi.
Kotikymppi is issued once a week in Kemijärvi, Salla, Savukoski, Pelkosenniemi, Luosto, Sodankylä, Northern Posio and Northern Kuusamo.
- The deal strengthens Alma Media's position in Northern Finland and Lapland. Along with this deal, we can serve the readers and advertisers of the region even better than before, says Matti Ilmivalta, Managing Director of Pohjois-Suomen Media.
Pohjois-Suomen Media Oy publishes three regional papers - Lapin Kansa, Pohjolan Sanomat and Kainuun Sanomat - and five local or city papers. The company employs in total appr. 200 persons in Lapland and Kainuu regions.
For further information, please contact:
Matti Ilmivalta, Managing Director, Pohjois-Suomen Media Oy, tel. +358 10665 7861.
Alma Media in brief
Alma Media is a dynamic media company whose best-known products are Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com. Alma Media employs approximately 2,800 professionals. The company's net sales in 2010 totalled MEUR 311.4 with an operating margin of 13.9 per cent. Alma Media's share (ALN1V) is listed in the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Exchange. Read more at www.almamedia.fi.