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Alma Media plans to sell Koti-Lappi, a town paper published in Kemijärvi

Alma Media Corporation                        Press release             9 April 2015 at 10:00 a.m. (EEST)


Alma Media’s subsidiary Alma Media Kustannus Oy is negotiating the sale of Koti-Lappi, a town paper published in Kemijärvi, to SLP Kustannus Oy. The parties aim to close the deal by 1 May 2015.

Koti-Lappi is published in the Kemijärvi, Pelkosenniemi, Savukoski and Salla area with a total print run of approximately 11,000 copies. The four employees will continue under the new management as so-called old employees.

In March, SLP Kustannus Oy bought Alma Media’s newspaper business in Kainuu. The company and its owners currently publish small town papers and local papers in Northern Finland.

For more information, please contact:

Kari Juutilainen, Managing Director, Alma Media Kustannus Oy, +358 50 435 4159

Tenna Talvi-Pietarila, Managing Director, Suomalainen Lehtipaino Oy, +358 44 779 5220

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  • Published: 9.4.2015, 10:00
  • Category: Press release, Releases

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