The European Commission has on 12 December, 2003 approved the acquisition of Valtra by AGCO Corporation.
KONE believes that the transaction will be completed in the near future.
Secretary to the Board of Directors
Executive Vice President
For additional information:
Klaus Cawén, Executive Vice President, KONE, tel. +358 (0)400 709 148
KONE is a global service and engineering company that specializes in moving people and goods. Annual net sales total EUR 5,500 million, and we employ nearly 35,000 people. KONE's B shares are listed on the Helsinki Exchanges.