Trading of Fiskars' combined shares begins

TRADING OF FISKARS' COMBINED SHARES BEGINS                                      

Trading of Fiskars Corporation's combined share series begins today, July 31,   
2009. Each share carries one vote and has equal rights. The new trading code for
the shares as of this day is FIS1V and the ISIN code is FI0009000400.           

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.