Stock exchange release July 30, 2009
Shares issued in Fiskars’ directed free share issue registered with the Trade Register
SHARE ISSUED IN FISKARS' DIRECTED FREE SHARE ISSUE AND COMBINATION OF SHARE SERIES REGISTERED WITH THE TRADE REGISTER A total of 4,513,141 new shares issued in Fiskars Corporation's directed free share issue have been registered with the Trade Register on July 30, 2009. Shareholders have full rights to these new shares as of the moment they are registered. In connection with the combination of the share series, the Extraordinary General Meeting of Fiskars on June 5, 2009 decided on a free share issue to the holders of series K shares in such a way that, disapplying the pre-emptive right of the shareholders, holders of series K shares would receive one (1) new share free of charge for each five (5) K-series shares. As a result of the combination of the share series and the free share issue the holders of five (5) K-series shares will hold six (6) new shares. To the extent the number of series K shares is not divisible by five (5), Danske Markets will sell the fractions for and on behalf of such holders of K-series shares, whose holdings of K-shares was not divisible by five (5). The shares will be sold today in public trading arranged by Nasdaq OMX Helsinki Oy and the price is determined in accordance with the prevailing trading price. Danske Markets will declare the funds from the sales of these shares approximately on August 4, 2009 and the funds will be deposited in the cash accounts connected with the book-entry accounts of the shareholders approximately on August 5, 2009. The new shares issued in the share issue will be recorded in the book-entry accounts of the shareholders entitled to the shares on the basis of their registration and will become traded publicly as of July 31, 2009. At the same time, the combination of the share series as well as the amendments to the Articles of Association have been registered with the Trade Register. The new Articles of Association are attached to this stock exchange release. As a result of the free share issue and the combination of the share series the total number of Fiskars Corporation's shares will increase to 82,023,341. The share issue has no effect on the share capital of the company. 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. www.fiskars.fi ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION OF FISKARS CORPORATION 1 § The Company name is Fiskars Oyj Abp, in English Fiskars Corporation, and its domicile is Raasepori. 2 § The Company's business consists of industrial manufacturing and operations related thereto, as well as agriculture and forestry. 3 § The Company has a single class of shares. Each share entitles its holder to cast 1 vote at a Shareholders' Meeting. 4 § The shares in the Company belong to the Book Entry Securities System. 5 § The Board of Directors consists of at least five and not more than nine ordinary members. 6 § The right to represent the Company is vested in the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Managing Director, each one alone, or in two members of the Board of Directors two together. The Board of Directors may authorize one or several persons to represent the Company, either alone or with another, similarly authorized person, two together. The Board of Directors decides on the granting of rights to sign for the Company per procuram. 7 § Ordinary Shareholders' Meetings (Annual General Meetings) can be held either in Raasepori or in Helsinki. Notices of Shareholders' Meetings shall be published in at least three (3) daily newspapers in general distribution, chosen by the Board of Directors. 8 § A shareholder wishing to attend a Shareholders' Meeting shall give advance notice of such intention at the latest at the venue and date specified in the notice of meeting, which date may precede the meeting by ten days at the most. 9 § The business of the Ordinary Shareholders' Meeting includes: PRESENTING 1. The financial statement and consolidated financial statement as well as the report by the board of directors, and 2. The Auditors' report; DECIDING ON 3. The adoption of the financial statement and consolidated financial statement, 4. The use of the profit reflected by the balance sheet, 5. Discharging the members of the Board of Directors and the Managing Director from personal liability, 6. The number of ordinary members of the Board of Directors, 7. The emoluments payable to the members of the Board of Directors, and 8. The emolument payable to the Auditor; ELECTING 9. Members of the Board of Directors, and 10. An Auditor; and furthermore DEALING WITH 11. Any other matters on the agenda.