Based on the KONE 2004 A option rights, 32,790 new KONE class B shares have been subscribed.
The Finnish Board of Patents and Registration has on 28 October, 2004 entered the corresponding 32,790 euro increase of KONE Corporation’s share capital into the Trade Register. Trading of the new shares will start on 29 October, 2004. The shares acquired qualify for dividend payment for the financial year 2004, and other rights related to the shares commence as the share capital is entered in the Trade Register on 28 October, 2004.
The KONE 2004 A option rights are listed on the main list of the Helsinki Exchanges. Subscription of shares with the option rights commenced on 1 April, 2004, and to date 177,840 shares have been subscribed. The maximum number of shares that can be subscribed with the 2004 A option rights is 435,390 shares.
KONE’s share capital is 63,641,460.00 euro after the entry, comprising 54,115,371 listed class B shares and 9,526,089 unlisted class A shares.
Secretary to the Board of Directors
Senior Vice President,
Corporate Communications & IR
For further information, please contact:
Tapio Hakakari, Secretary to the Board, tel. +358 (0)204 75 4226