Kauppalehti and Finnish shareholders' association become partners

ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION     PRESS RELEASE     OCTOBER 26, 2007
 
 
KAUPPALEHTI AND FINNISH SHAREHOLDERS' ASSOCIATION BECOME PARTNERS
 
Kauppalehti Oy and Alma Media Lehdentekijät Oy, both parts of Alma Media Corporation, have signed a long-term partnership agreement with Finnish Shareholders' Association. The agreement covers the Association's member communication and magazines.
 
According to the agreement, the Association's approximately 11,600 members will start receiving Kauppalehti's Friday issue as their new membership benefit. This expanded readership will strengthen Kauppalehti's position as the leading nationwide economic newspaper. The intention is to complement the Friday issue of Kauppalehti with a special section on private investment.
 
In addition, Lehdentekijät Oy will start producing a new membership magazine, Viisas Raha (Wise Money) for the Association. The magazine will appear 10 times a year, and its circulation is the entire membership of Finnish Shareholders' Association.
 
Lisäksi Lehdentekijät Oy tuottaa liitolle kokonaan uuden jäsenlehden, jonka nimeksi tulee Viisas Raha. Lehti on formaatiltaan aikakauslehti, joka ilmestyy 10 kertaa vuodessa. Viisas Raha -lehden jakelulevikkinä on koko Osakesäästäjien jäsenkunta.
 
Kauppalehti is Finland's leading economic medium. Its circulation is 81,377 (LT 2006), and the weekly number of discrete visitors to the Kauppalehti.fi online service is approximately 295,000. Alma Media's Kauppalehti business unit includes, besides Kauppalehti, Alma Media Lehdentekijät, the direct marketing company Kauppalehti 121 Oy and the leading news agency in the Baltic countries, BNS.
 
More information:
Juha-Petri Loimovuori, Managing Director, Kauppalehti Oy, tel. +358 10 665 2360
Hannu Leinonen, Senior Editor-in-Chief, Kauppalehti, tel. +358 10 665 2392
Kimmo Kallonen, Managing Director, Alma Media Lehdentekijät Oy, tel. +358 10 665 2909
 
Alma Media is a profitably growing, continuously developing and internationally expanding company that invests in newspapers and online media. Its best known products are Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com.
Net sales in 2006 totalled €302 million and the operating margin was 16 % of net sales. The company's share is listed in the Mid Cap segment of the OMX Exchange's Nordic List, trading code ALN1V. More information at http://www.almamedia.fi.

 
  • Date: 26.10.2007, 12:00
  • News type: Press release

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