Alma Media Corporation Stock Exchange Release 31 August 2015 at 16.35 (EEST)
ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION OWNER MARIATORP’S DEMERGER EXECUTION REGISTERED: HOLDS 16.03% OF ALMA MEDIA’S SHARES
On 30 April 2015, Alma Media Corporation announced a flagging notice in accordance with Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act. The notification on change in ownership refers to the change of ownership in Alma Media Corporation of significant shareholder Mariatorp (business ID 1948056-9, hereinafter also referred to as the Demerging Company) and its demerger plan on 30 April 2015 of a total demerger as stated in Chapter 17 Section 1 Subsection 1 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act (624/2006). In connection with the registration of the execution of the demerger, the assets, liabilities and rights of the Demerging Company are transferred without liquidation proceedings to the two new limited companies to be founded as stated in the demerger plan. As the demerger is executed, the shares of Alma Media Corporation owned by the Demerging Company in which Niklas Herlin exercises controlling power are transferred in connection with the registration of the execution of the demerger to Mariatorp Oy that is to be founded. No shares of Alma Media Corporation will be transferred to the other company.
According to a notification received by Alma Media the registration of the execution of the demerger has been carried out on 31 August 2015. After the execution of the demerger, the new Mariatorp Oy holds 16.03% of Alma Media Corporation’s shares and votes entitled by the shares (12,100,000 shares).
The share capital of Alma Media Corporation (business ID 1944757-4) is 75,486,853; total number of voting rights is 75,486,853.
ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION
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