KONE Corporation, stock exchange release, December 31, 2013 at 9.45 a.m. EET
A total of 276,762 new KONE class B shares have been subscribed for with 2010 option rights. The corresponding EUR 34,595.25 increase in KONE Corporation's share capital has been entered into the Finnish Trade Register on December 31, 2013. Trading of the new shares will start on January 2, 2014 on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Stock Exchange 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. KONE Capital Oy, a subsidiary of KONE Corporation, holds 896,000 KONE 2010 option rights. A maximum of 2,538,620 shares can be subscribed with the remaining outstanding 2010 option rights for a subscription price of EUR 14.075 per share. The share subscription period ends on April 30, 2015.
KONE's share capital is EUR 65,342,702.50 after the entry into the Trade Register, comprising 446,532,908 listed class B shares and 76,208,712 unlisted class A shares. Each class A share is assigned one vote, as is each block of ten class B shares, with the proviso that each shareholder is entitled to at least one vote. The terms of the 2010 option rights and further information are available on KONE Corporation's website at www.kone.com.
For further information, please contact:
Karla Lindahl, Director, Investor Relations, tel.+358 204 75 4441
Director, Investor Relations
Executive Vice President
Marketing & Communications
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(TM) 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 2012, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 6.3 billion and approximately 40,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd in Finland.