KONE Corporation, stock exchange release, May 19, 2015 at 9.45 a.m. EET
KONE's share capital increases through the subscription of shares with 2010 option rights
A total of 132,322 new KONE class B shares have been subscribed for with 2010 option rights. The corresponding EUR 16,540.25 increase in KONE Corporation's share capital has been entered into the Finnish Trade Register on May 19, 2015. Trading of the new shares will start on May 20, 2015 on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. with previously existing class B shares. The dividend payment rights and other rights related to the shares will commence on the date when the increase in the share capital is entered into the Trade Register.
The KONE 2010 option rights were listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. as of April 2, 2013. The subscription period for the KONE 2010 option rights expired on April 30, 2015. The 896,000 KONE 2010 option rights held by KONE Capital Oy, a subsidiary of KONE Corporation, and otherwise unused 105 KONE 2010 option rights have expired upon the expiry of the subscription period.
KONE's share capital is EUR 65,674,464.00 after the entry into the Trade Register, comprising 449,187,000 listed class B shares and 76,208,712 unlisted class A shares.
For further information, please contact:
Jukka Ala-Mello, Secretary to the Board, tel. +358 (0)204 75 4226
Secretary to the Board
KONE is one of the global leaders in the elevator and escalator industry. KONE'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. KONE provides industry-leading elevators, escalators, automatic building doors and integrated solutions to enhance the People Flow in and between buildings. KONE's services cover the entire lifetime of a building, from the design phase to maintenance, repairs and modernization solutions. In 2014, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 7.3 billion, and at the end of the year over 47,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.