ALMA MEDIA CORP. STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 31 MARCH 2005 15:30 1 (1)
SUPPLEMENT TO THE STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE OF 31 MARCH 2005 9:30 A.M.
In addition to the supplement published today, the joint prospectus of Almanova Corporation and Alma Media Corporation shall be supplemented with the below information:
Prospectus p. 50
Mr. Lipsanen will continue in a special role to carry through the divestment of the Broadcasting division to its conclusion by 30. September 2005. Alma Media and Mr. Lipsanen have, furthermore, agreed upon the payment of a severance pay equal to Mr. Lipsanen's salary other remuneration for 18 months.
ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION
DISTRIBUTION: Helsinki Exchanges, principal media
The Offer is not being made, directly or indirectly or by use of the mails, or by any means or instrumentality (including, without limitation, facsimile transmission, telephone and the internet) or interstate or foreign commerce, or of any facility of a national securities exchange, in or into the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan or any jurisdiction where to do so would violate the laws in that jurisdiction (each a "Restricted Jurisdiction"), and the Offer is not capable of acceptance by any such use, means, instrumentality or facility from or within the United States or any Restricted Jurisdiction. Accordingly, copies of this document, the relevant acceptance form and any accompanying document are not being, and must not be, directly or indirectly, mailed or otherwise forwarded, distributed, transmitted or sent in, into or from the United States or any Restricted Jurisdiction, and persons receiving this document, the relevant acceptance form and any accompanying document (including custodians, nominees and trustees) must not mail or otherwise distribute or send them in, into or from such jurisdictions as doing so may invalidate any purported acceptance of the Offer. The availability of the Offer to Alma Media shareholders who are not resident in Finland may be affected by the laws of the relevant jurisdictions in which they are citizens. Such persons should inform themselves of, and observe, any applicable legal or regulatory requirements of their jurisdictions.
The new Almanova shares have not been and will not be registered under the US Securities Act of 1933 or under the relevant securities law of any state of the United States.