Alma Media Corporation Stock Exchange Announcement 23 June 2008 at 15:30
ALMA MEDIA: ANNOUNCEMENT PURSUANT TO THE SECURITIES ACT, CHAPTER 2, SECTION 10
Alma Media Corporation has been informed that the holding of Danske Bank A/S Helsinki Branch (1078693-2) in Alma Media has reached 3/20, i.e. 15% on 20 June 2008. According to its announcement, Danske Bank A/S Helsinki Branch currently holds 11,958,000 Alma Media shares, representing 16% of voting rights and share capital.
Additionally, Danske Bank A/S Helsinki Branch announces that it has made forward contracts that, in accordance with their current terms and conditions, will mature in March 2009. Provided that these forward contracts will materialize, the ownership of Danske Bank A/S Helsinki Branch in Alma Media Corporation will fall below 3/20 on 20 March 2008 at the earliest.
ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION
Vice President, Corporate Communications and IR
Helsinki Stock Exchange
Alma Media in brief
Alma Media is a profitably growing and internationally expanding company that invests in the future of newspapers and online media. It's best known products are the Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com.
Net sales in 2007 totalled EUR 329 million and the operating margin was over 19%. The company's share is listed in the Mid Cap segment of the OMX Exchange's Nordic List, trading code ALN1V.