Share capital and shares

Orion's share capital at the end of 2015 was EUR 92,238,541.46 and the number of shares was 141,257,828 shares of which 38,906,154 were class A shares and 102,351,674 class B shares. 

Shares

Orion’s A shares and B shares are quoted on Nasdaq Helsinki in the Large Cap group under the Healthcare sector heading under the trading codes ORNAV and ORNBV. Trading in both of the Company's share classes commenced on 3 July 2006. Information on trading in the Company’s shares has been available since this date.

Both share classes, A and B, confer equal rights to the Company’s assets and dividends.

Voting rights conferred by shares

Each A share entitles its holder to twenty (20) votes at General Meetings of Shareholders and each B share one (1) vote. However, a shareholder cannot vote more than 1/20 of the aggregate number of votes from the different share classes represented at the General Meetings of Shareholders.

In addition, Orion and Orion Pension Fund do not have the right to vote at Orion Corporation’s General Meetings of Shareholders.