FORTUM SHARES SUBSCRIBED FOR WITH SHARE WARRANTS RELATING TO FORTUM´S 1999 WARRANT BOND TO EMPLOYEES

Shares, which have been subscribed for and paid to the company between 8 June and 16 August 2002 based on the share warrants relating to Fortum Corporation’s 1999 warrant bond to the employees, will be traded on the Main List of the Helsinki Exchanges starting on 5 September 2002, together with the old shares.

 

A total of 54,290 Fortum Corporation shares were subscribed for with the share warrants. The increase in the share capital resulting from the share subscriptions, a total of 184,586.00 euro, has been entered into the trade register on 4 September 2002. After the increase, Fortum Corporation’s share capital is 2,875,448,493.00 euro and the total number of shares is 845,720,145. As a result of the share subscriptions, Fortum Corporation’s shareholders’ equity increased by a total of 236,704.40 euro.

 

According to the terms of subscription, the new shares will entitle to a dividend possibly paid by the company for the financial period of 2002. Other shareholder rights will become effective on the date of registration, 4 September 2002.

 

Basic data of Fortum Corporation share on 5 September 2002:
Trading code: FUM1V
ISIN code: FI0009007132
Number of shares: 845,720,145

 

 

Fortum Corporation
Carola Teir-Lehtinen
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications

 

 

Further information:
Seppo Viitanen, Group Treasurer, tel. +358 10 45 24477

 

 

Distribution:
Helsinki Exchanges
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