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KONE Corporation, stock exchange release, June 29, 2012
at 9.45 a.m. EET
Capital Research and Management Company (Taxpayer I.D. 95-1411037) announced on June 28, 2012, pursuant to the Securities Markets Act chapter 2, section 9, that its holding in KONE Corporation was above (5) percent (1/20) of the share capital on June 26, 2012.
1. The company: KONE Corporation
2. The date of change in holdings: June 26, 2012
3. Exact proportion of share capital and voting rights as of June 26, 2012: The shares managed by Capital Research and Management Company totaled 13,028,715 class B shares. The shares represented 5.0007% of total share capital and 2.1589% of total voting rights.
4. Shareholder: Capital Research and Management Company (Taxpayer I.D. 95-1411037)
For further information, please contact:
Jukka Ala-Mello, Secretary to the Board, tel. +358 (0)204 75 4226
KONE is one of the global leaders in the elevator and escalator industry. The company has been committed to understanding the needs of its customers for the past century, providing industry-leading elevators, escalators and automatic building doors as well as innovative solutions for modernization and maintenance. The company's objective is to offer the best People Flow® experience by developing and delivering solutions that enable people to move smoothly, safely, comfortably and without waiting in buildings in an increasingly urbanizing environment. In 2011, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 5.2 billion and on average 35,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd in Finland.
Secretary to the Board
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