Merger between Fiskars and Agrofin executed

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                           

FISKARS CORPORATION                                                             

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.