Fiskars to start to acquire the company’s own shares

Fiskars Corporation
Stock Exchange Release          
March 9, 2016 at 17:30 EET

Fiskars to start to acquire the company’s own shares 

The Board of Directors of Fiskars Corporation has decided to commence acquiring the company’s own shares on the basis of the authorization given by the Annual General Meeting held on March 9, 2016.

The maximum number of shares to be acquired is 200,000, corresponding to approximately 0.2% of the total number of shares. The shares shall be acquired through public trading on the Nasdaq Helsinki exchange at the market price prevailing at the time of purchase. The share buyback shall start on March 16, 2016 at the earliest, and end by the end of the next Annual General Meeting in 2017, at the latest.

The Annual General Meeting held on March 9, 2016 resolved to authorize the Board to decide on the acquisition of a maximum of 4,000,000 own shares, in one or several instalments, using the unrestricted shareholders’ equity of the company. The authorization may be used to acquire shares to be used for the development of the capital structure of the company, as consideration in corporate acquisitions or industrial reorganizations and as part of the company’s incentive system and otherwise for further transfer, retention or cancellation.

The total number of shares in Fiskars Corporation is 81,905,242. Fiskars Corporation does not own any of its own shares.


Kari Kauniskangas
President & CEO


Further information:
Maija Taimi, Head of Corporate Communications and Corporate Responsibility, tel. +358 204 39 5031,


Fiskars – celebrating centuries of pride, passion and design. Every day.
Established in 1649 as an ironworks in a small Finnish village, Fiskars has grown to be a leading consumer goods company with globally recognized brands including Fiskars, Iittala, Gerber, Wedgwood and Waterford. With iconic products, strong brands and global ambitions, Fiskars’ mission is to enrich people’s lives in home, garden and outdoor. Fiskars’ products are available in more than 100 countries and the company employs around 9,000 people in 30 countries. Fiskars is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.