Alma Media’s stock exchange releases, press releases and financial reviews are published simultaneously in Finnish and English.
The primary channel for up-to-date information is the Alma Media website. Alma Media aims to provide reliable and up-to-date information on its website to enable market participants to form an accurate understanding of factors and events that influence the value of securities issued by Alma Media.
Alma Media also uses various other methods and channels for communicating information to stakeholders, such as various releases, public appearances by management, telephone conferences and webcasts, customer publications and interviews given by the management and experts. Alma Media also disseminates information through its social media channels.
Alma Media’s Corporate Communications is responsible for the distribution of stock exchange releases to NASDAQ Helsinki and media outlets, and the distribution of press releases to media outlets.
The stock exchange releases and press releases published by Alma Media are available on the company website for at least five years. Financial reports are available for at least five years from the date of publication. Stock exchange releases are also archived in a national repository maintained by NASDAQ Helsinki.
Investor and media communications
At Alma Media, the provision of information to shareholders, investors and analysts is coordinated by Corporate Communications, which also arranges investor events.
Alma Media responds to enquiries from investors and media without undue delay by telephone or e-mail.
In connection with publishing its financial results, Alma Media organises a conference for analysts and the press at which members of the Group Executive Team are present. These events are also open to investors. In addition, an English-language webcast is arranged for foreign investors and analysts.
In addition to reporting on its results, Alma Media provides supplementary information of interest to investors in the manner described in this disclosure policy. Alma Media engages in active communication with all of its stakeholders and strives to always respond to enquiries from investors, analysts and media outlets without delay.
The goal of Alma Media’s investor and media meetings is to provide background information on Alma Media and its operating environment. The discussions at the events are based on information previously published by Alma Media or otherwise available in the market. No previously unpublished information that could potentially influence the value of the company’s securities is disclosed at the events.
The meetings between the management and institutional investors and analysts are coordinated by Corporate Communications. The aim is that a person representing the IR function is always present at the meetings (VP Communications and IR, CFO or Communications Manager).
The company regularly organises a Capital Markets Day aimed at institutional investors and participates in investor roadshows.
Alma Media participates in selected events for private investors in Finland. These include investment fairs, stock exchange evenings and events by private investor associations.
Meetings with media representatives are also coordinated by the Corporate Communications. Media relations are actively managed by having regular meetings with the representatives of editorial teams and by organising discussion events for groups of journalists to provide background information.
Responsibilities and personnel responsible for issuing statements
The personnel authorised to issue statements regarding Alma Media Group’s financial situation are the President and CEO, the CFO and the Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations.
Members of the Group Executive Team and experts may issue statements regarding their respective areas of responsibility.
Alma Media’s provision of information to investors is coordinated by Corporate Communications. The Investor Relations function is led by Alma Media’s Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, who reports to the President and CEO.
The issuing of stock exchange releases subject to the ongoing disclosure obligation is decided on by the President and CEO, the CFO, the General Counsel and the Vice President, Communications and IR.
Relations with representatives of the capital markets are the responsibility of the CFO and the Vice President, Communications and IR. Investor meetings are attended by the President and CEO, the CFO and, if necessary, business unit representatives. The aforementioned can also delegate the task of attending investor meetings to other experts.
The Vice President, Communications and IR is responsible for Alma Media’s media relations, the preparation of information for publication, and compliance with the disclosure policy. Representatives of the Group’s business units also participate in the preparation of information pertaining to their business area.
In stock exchange releases and press releases, Alma Media indicates the persons who may be contacted for more information regarding the release in question.
Alma Media’s Board of Directors reviews and approves the financial statements, interim reports and significant stock exchange releases.