Based on the KONE 2004 A option rights, 10,080 new KONE class B shares have been subscribed.
The Finnish Board of Patents and Registration has on 3 February, 2005 entered the corresponding 10,080.00 euro increase of KONE Corporation’s share capital into the Trade Register. Trading of the new shares will start on 4 February, 2005. The shares acquired qualify for dividend payment for the extended financial period 1.1.2004 - 31.3.2005. Other rights related to the shares commence on the date when the increase in the share capital is entered in the Trade Register.
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 205,050 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 63,668,670.00 euro after the entry, comprising 54,142,581 listed class B shares and 9,526,089 unlisted class A shares.
Director, Secretary to the Board
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications & IR
For further information, please contact:
Tapio Hakakari, Director, Secretary to the Board, tel. +358 (0)204 75 4226