Announcement pursuant to the Securities Act, Chapter 9, Section 5: ownership of Otava Oy in Alma Media Corporation

Alma Media Corporation     Stock Exchange Release   15 March 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT PURSUANT TO THE SECURITIES ACT, CHAPTER 9, SECTION 5: OWNERSHIP OF OTAVA OY IN ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION

Alma Media Corporation has received a notification on March 15, 2017, pursuant to Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act, that Otava’s holding of the shares and votes in Alma Media has exceeded the threshold of 10%.

Issuing company and its business ID: Alma Media Corporation, 1944757-4
Complete name and business ID of the shareholder: Otava Oy, 0822255-6

Basis of announcement: Acquisition or disposal of shares or voting rights

Date of transaction and exceeding the threshold: 15.3.2017

Total position of Otava subject to the notification:

% of shares and voting rights Total  number   of shares and voting rights of issuer
Resulting   situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached 10.003% 82 383 182

Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed:
A: shares and voting rights

Class/type of shares Number   of   shares and voting rights % of   shares   and voting rights
FI0009013114 Direct (SMA 9:5) Indirect (SMA 9:6 and 9:7) Direct (SMA 9:5) Indirect (SMA 9:6 and 9:7)
8 241 144 10.003%
Total 8 241 144 10.003%

ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION
Rauno Heinonen
Vice President, Corporate Communications and IR

Distribution: NASDAQ Helsinki, main media, www.almamedia.com

For more information, please contact: Rauno Heinonen, +358 106652251

Alma Media in brief

Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. Alma Media builds sustainable growth for its customers by utilising the opportunities of digitality, including information services, system and expert services and advertising solutions. Alma Media’s operations have expanded from Finland to the Nordic countries, the Baltics and Central Europe. Alma Media employs approximately 2,300 professionals (excluding delivery personnel), of whom approximately 30% work outside Finland. Alma Media’s revenue in 2016 was EUR 353.2 million. Alma Media’s share is listed on NASDAQ Helsinki. Read more at www.almamedia.com.

  • Date: 15.3.2017, 17:30
  • News type: Stock exchange release

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