100,000 Orion A-shares converted into B-shares


ORION CORPORATION        STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 15 AUGUST 2013 at 9.15 a.m. EEST              

In accordance with Section 3 of the Articles of Association of Orion Corporation, 100,000 A-shares have been converted into 100,000  B-shares. The conversion has been entered into the Trade Register on 15 August 2013.

The total number of shares in Orion Corporation is 141,257,828 which, after the conversion, consists of 42,172,816 A-shares and  99,085,012 B-shares.

Orion Corporation

Olli Huotari
SVP, Corporate Functions
Jari Karlson


Orion Corporation
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 2012 amounted to EUR 980 million and the company had about 3,500 employees. Orion's A and B shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.