INCREASE OF FORTUM´S SHARE CAPITAL RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEE OFFERING REGISTERED
Trading of Fortum shares on the Helsinki Exchanges main list commences today. The insider register of Fortum will be held by the Finnish Central Securities Depository. Fortum will deliver the basic data for the register within two weeks, as regulated.
The Board of Directors of Fortum Corporation has accepted the subscriptions made in connection with the Employee Offering. The company´s share capital has been increased by FIM 40,000,000 through the issuance of 2,000,000 shares with a nominal value of FIM 20 each. Trading of the new shares on the Helsinki Exchanges main list will commence on June 17, 1999.
The company´s share capital has today been registered at FIM 15,695,652,700 and the number of shares at 784,782,635.
Corporate Executive Vice President, Communications
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