KONE Corporation will publish its pro forma report for the period January-September, 2005 and its interim report for the period June-September, 2005 on Friday, 21 October, 2005 at 12:30 p.m. Finnish time.
As a consequence of the demerger coming into effect on 1 June 2005, KONE Corporation's first financial reporting period is 1 June, 2005–31 December 2005. The Finnish Financial Supervision Authority has granted KONE Corporation an exception, allowing KONE to publish its interim report for June-September 2005 so that it includes the 3-month information for the July-September period.
A meeting for the media and analysts will be held on 21 October 2005 at 2:00 p.m. Finnish time at KONE Building, address Keilasatama 3, Espoo. A telephone conference for analysts and investors, conducted in English, will begin at 4:00 p.m. Finnish time and will also be available as live audio webcast on the company website. Callers may access the conference directly at the following telephone numbers:
+1-617-786-2962 (US callers)
+44-20-7365-8426 (Non-US callers)
Password: KONE Corporation
The pro forma report and the interim report will be available on the company website at www.kone.com after publishing. An on demand copy of the telephone conference will be available on the company website later the same day.
Executive Vice President
Finance and Information Services
Senior Vice President
Corporate Communications & IR
For further information, please contact:
Sophie Jolly, Vice President, Investor Relations, tel. +358 (0)204 75 4534, email:email@example.com
KONE is the world’s fourth largest elevator and escalator company and provides complete and innovative solutions for the installation, maintenance and modernization of elevators and escalators and the maintenance of automatic building doors. KONE provides safe and easy access to hundreds of millions of people daily in all parts of the world. KONE has annual net sales of approximately EUR three billion and about 27,000 employees. Its class B shares are listed on the Helsinki Exchanges.