KESKO CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE NOTIFICATION 31.05.2011 AT 09.00 1(1)
By 16 May 2011, a total of 2,750 new company B shares had been subscribed for
with the 2007B options based on Kesko Corporation's 2007 stock option scheme.
The subscribed shares have today been entered in the Trade Register. The whole
subscription price of â‚¬64,267.50 is recorded in the company's reserve of
invested non-restricted equity. As a result of the subscriptions, the number of
the company B shares has reached 66,907,035. The new B shares will be available
for public trading on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki together with the old B shares from
Wednesday, 1 June 2011.
By 16 May 2011, a total of 2,750 new B shares had been subscribed for with
2007B options. The share subscription price with 2003B options is â‚¬23.37 per
After the subscriptions, the total number of company shares has risen to
98,644,042, of which 31,737,007 are A shares and 66,907,035 are B shares. Each A
share carries ten votes and each B share one vote. After the subscriptions, the
number of votes carried by the company shares is 384,277,105. The new B shares
carry the right to dividend and other shareholder rights with effect from today.
The options are based on the resolution on the 2007 option scheme passed at the
company's Annual General Meeting on 26 March 2007. Three units with an equal
number of shares, i.e. 2007A, 2007B and 2007C, or an aggregate of 3,000,000
options have been issued under the scheme. One option entitles its holder to
subscribe for one company B share during the subscription period, which is 1
April 2010-30 April 2012 for 2007A options, 1 April 2011-30 April 2013 for
2007B options and 1 April 2012-30 April 2014 for 2007C options.
After the subscriptions, 997,250 B shares remain to be subscribed for with
2007B options. Shares have not been subscribed for with 2007A options. The share
subscription period of 2007C options has not yet started.
The terms and conditions of the 2007 stock option scheme can be read on Kesko's
website at: www.kesko.fi. The terms and conditions of the option scheme were
also published in a stock exchange release on 26 March, 2007.
Further information is available from Corporate Counsel Jarkko Karjalainen,
telephone +358 1053 22602.
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Responsibility
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki
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