Alma Media Corporation Stock Exchange Release 14 March 2008 at 13:15
THE HOLDING OF ILKKA-YHTYMÄ IN ALMA MEDIA INCREASED ABOVE 10%
According to the information received by Alma Media Corporation, Ilkka Yhtymä Oyj has today acquired 5,255,200 Alma Media shares. Consequently, the holding of Ilkka-Yhtymä has exceeded 1/10 of the share capital and voting rights in Alma Media Corporation.
Pursuant to the Securities Act, Chapter 2, Section 10 we inform that to Alma Media's knowledge, Ilkka-Yhtymä Oyj holds currently 7,718,991 Alma Media shares, representing 10.3% of share capital and voting rights.
Alma Media Corporation's (business ID 1944757-4) share capital is EUR 44,767,513.80 and it is divided into 74,612,523 shares. The company has one series of shares. Each share entitles to one voting right. The total number of voting rights is 74,612,523.
ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION
Vice President, Corporate Communications and IR
Alma Media is a profitably growing and internationally expanding company that invests in the future of newspapers and the online media. Its best known products are Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com.
Net sales in 2007 totalled EUR 329 million and the operating margin was above 19 %. The company's share is listed in the Mid Cap segment of the OMX Nordic Exchange's Nordic List, trading code ALN1V. More information at www.almamedia.fi