Request to accept shares issued in the bonus issue completed in 2004
Fiskars Corp. Stock Exchange Release February 9, 2012 at 9 am EET
The Board of Directors of Fiskars Corporation has decided that the shares issued in the bonus issue completed in 2004, based on the bonus issue resolution made on December 3, 2004, that have still not been accepted shall be accepted no later than 28 February 2013. In the event they have not been accepted on February 28, 2013 at the latest, they will be declared forfeited.
At the risk that the shares shall be declared forfeited, we request the shareholders to accept, no later than February 28, 2013, the shares issued in the bonus issue that still have not been accepted. The shares shall be accepted by presenting Fiskars Corporation a claim, in which the preferred book-entry account for registering the claimed shares is announced.
In the event the shares issued in the above mentioned bonus issue are not claimed on February 28, 2013 at the latest, the shares shall be sold in public trade for the benefit of the parties entitled to the shares. The party entitled to the shares shall hereafter only be entitled to the funds received from the sale less the expenses incurred from the sale and from the request. Funds not withdrawn within four years from the sale shall fall to the company.
This request is based on chapter 4 section 14 of the repealed Companies Act (29.9.1978/734).
President & CEO
General counsel Jutta Karlsson
Tel. +358 204 3910
Fiskars is a leading global supplier of consumer products for the home, garden and outdoors. The group has a strong portfolio of respected international brands, including Fiskars, Iittala and Gerber. Founded in 1649 and listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Fiskars is Finland’s oldest company. Fiskars recorded net sales of EUR 743 million in 2011, and employs some 3,400 people in over 20 countries. www.fiskarsgroup.com