Merger between Fiskars and Agrofin executed


The merger of Fiskars Corporation and Agrofin Oy Ab has been executed and
registered with the Finnish Trade Register on July 31, 2009. At the same time,
the shares issued for the payment of the merger consideration, in total
11,863,964 shares, have been registered with the Trade Register.

Further information:
General Counsel Jutta Karlsson, tel. +358 9 6188 6218


Kari Kauniskangas
President and CEO

Fiskars is a leading global supplier of consumer products for the home, garden
and outdoors. The group has a strong portfolio of trusted international brands
including Fiskars, Iittala, Gerber, Silva, and Buster. Associated company,
Wärtsilä Corporation, is also an important part of the group, and forms one of
Fiskars' operating segments, together with the Americas, EMEA, and Other.
Founded in 1649 and listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Fiskars is Finland's oldest
company. Fiskars recorded net sales of 697 million in 2008, and employs some
4,000 people.