LEMMINKÄINEN CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 05/1/2012 AT 9.45 AM
OLAVI PENTTI'S SHARE IN LEMMINKÄINEN CORPORATION DECREASES TO 8.7 PER CENT, NOORA FORSTEN'S SHARE RISES TO 10 PER CENT
On 4 January 2012, Lemminkäinen Corporation received a flagging notification on shares in the company, in accordance with Chapter 2 Section 9 of the Securities Markets Act.
In a deed of gift signed on 4 January 2012, Olavi Pentti has donated 1,964,480 Lemminkäinen shares to his daughter, Noora Forsten.
As a result, the shares held by Olavi Pentti in Lemminkäinen Corporation reduced from 3,673,953 shares, i.e. around 18.7 per cent of all shares and votes in Lemminkäinen Corporation, to 1,709,473 shares, i.e. around 8.7 per cent, decreasing 10 per cent of all shares and votes in Lemminkäinen Corporation.
Noora Forsten's shares in Lemminkäinen Corporation have risen from 1,593 to 1,966,073, which corresponds to 10 per cent of all shares and votes in Lemminkäinen Corporation.
Lemminkäinen Corporation has a total of 19,644,764 shares. The Company has one share series, each share entitling the holder to a single vote.
Katri Sundström, Investor Relations Officer
Tel. +358 2071 54813
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Oy
Lemminkäinen Group operates in all areas of the construction sector. The Group's business sectors are Building Construction, Infrastructure Construction and Technical Building Services. From the beginning of 2012, International Construction will form a fourth business sector. Net sales in 2010 were around EUR 2.0 billion, of which international operations accounted for roughly a quarter. The Group employs 8,000 people on average. Lemminkäinen Corporation's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. www.lemminkainen.com.