Alma Media Corporation Stock Exchange Release May 7, 2010 at 10.45
THE INCREASE OF ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION'S SHARE CAPITAL BASED ON OPTION PROGRAMME 2006A
The stock option rights granted under Alma Media Corporation's option programme 2006A have been used to subscribe to a total of 381,500 new Alma Media Corporation shares by April 16, 2010. Based on these subscriptions, a total of EUR 228,900 will be recorded in the company's share capital and EUR 1,632,820 in the share premium fund. The increase in share capital has been entered in the Trade Register today. Public trading of the new shares will commence on the main list of NASDAQ OMX Helsinki together with the old shares on Monday, May 10, 2010.
In accordance with the terms and conditions of Alma Media's 2006 option programme, the share subscription price for the 2006A option rights was EUR 4.88 per share and the book countervalue EUR 0.60 per share. As a result of the share subscriptions made with the 2006A option rights, the registered share capital of Alma Media Corporation rose to EUR 44,996,413.80.
After the increase in share capital, the total number of Alma Media Corporation's shares is 74,994,023.
The full text of the terms and conditions of the 2006 stock option programme is available on Alma Media's website at www.almamedia.fi/option_programmes.
During 2010, the timetable for share subscriptions based on option programme 2006 is as follows:
|Share subscriptions latest on||Entering in the Trade Register approximately on|
|April 16||May 7|
|May 17||June 9|
|July 9||August 5|
|October 15||November 10|
|December 10||January 13, 2011|
Alma Media Corporation
Vice President Corporate Communications and IR
Tuomas Itkonen, CFO Alma Media Corporation, tel. +358 10 665 2244
Distribution: NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, principal media
Alma Media in brief
Alma Media is a profitable and internationally expanding company with a focus on the future of newspapers and online services. Its best known products are the Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com.
Alma Media's net sales in 2009 totalled MEUR 307.8 with an operating margin of 13.5 per cent. The company's share (ALN1V) is listed in the NASDAX OMX Helsinki Exchange. Read more at www.almamedia.fi