4/10/2012

Orion Corporation: 300,000 Orion A-shares converted into B-shares

ORION CORPORATION  STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 10 April 2012 at 9.00 EEST

In accordance with Section 3 of the Articles of Association of Orion Corporation, 300,000 A-shares have been converted into 300,000  B-shares. The conversion has been entered into the Trade Register on 10 April 2012.

The total number of shares in Orion Corporation is 141,257,828  which, after the conversion, consists of 44,693,218 A-shares and  96,564,610 B-shares.


Orion Corporation
 

Olli Huotari     
Senior VP, Corporate Functions       
Jari Karlson
CFO

                                     
 
Publisher:
Orion Corporation
Communications
Orionintie 1A, FI-02200 Espoo, Finland
Homepage: www.orion.fi

Orion is a globally operating Finnish company developing pharmaceuticals and diagnostic tests - a builder of well-being. Orion develops, manufactures and markets human and veterinary pharmaceuticals, active pharmaceutical ingredients and diagnostic tests. The company is continuously developing new drugs and treatment methods. Pharmaceutical R&D focuses on central nervous system drugs, oncology and critical care drugs, and Easyhaler® pulmonary drugs.

Orion's net sales in 2011 amounted to EUR 918 million and the company had about 3,400 employees. Orion's A and B shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.