Statutory personnel negotiations at ended

Alma Media Corporation Press release 9.6.2009 STATUTORY PERSONNEL NEGOTIATIONS AT ETUOVI.COM ENDED, the online marketplace for home and real estate trading belonging to Alma Media group, has ended the statutory personnel negotiations started in April. The negotiations affected all employees, in total 62 persons. The negotiations concerned the streamlining and reorganising of Etuovi operations and the impacts that these actions may have on employees. As a result of the negotiations, five employees were laid off. In advance it was estimated that eight employment contracts would be terminated at the maximum. Additionally, it was agreed that all employees of Etuovi will be laid off temporarily, for three weeks at the maximum. For further information, please contact: Petri Pekki, Managing Director, tel. +358 10 665 3293 Alma Media in brief Alma Media is a profitably growing and internationally expanding company that invests in the future of newspapers and online media. Its best known products are the Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Net sales in 2008 totalled EUR 341million and the operating margin was over 14%. The company's share is listed in the Mid Cap segment of the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Please visit for further information. This announcement was originally distributed by Hugin. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.