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

Alma Media Corporation     Stock Exchange Release 16 November 2018

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 November 16, 2018, 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 25%.

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: 16.11.2018

Total position of Otava subject to the notification:

% 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 29.04% 82 383 182
Position of previous notification 10.003%

Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed:

A: shares and voting rights
Class/type of shares
ISIN-code
Number of shares and voting rights % of shares and voting rights
FI0009013114 23 922 845 29.04
A TOTAL 23 922 845 29.04

ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION

Elina Kukkonen

SVP, Communications and Brand

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

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 digitalisation, 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 2,250 professionals (excluding delivery employees), of which approximately 30% work outside Finland. Alma Media’s revenue in 2017 was EUR 367.3 million. Alma Media’s share is listed on NASDAQ Helsinki. Read more at www.almamedia.com.

  • Date: 16.11.2018, 12:40
  • News type: Stock exchange release

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