193,881 Orion Corporation A shares converted into B shares

ORION CORPORATION      STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 27 JANUARY 2017 at 9.10 a.m. EET              

In accordance with Section 3 of the Articles of Association of Orion Corporation, 193,881 A shares have been converted into 193,881 B shares. The conversion has been entered into the Trade Register on 27 January 2017.

The total number of shares in Orion Corporation is 141,257,828 which, after the conversion, consists of 38,100,273 A shares and 103,157,555 B shares. The number of votes of the company's shares is after the conversion 865,163,015 .

Orion Corporation

Olli Huotari
SVP, Corporate Functions
  Jari Karlson

Contact person:
Terhi Ormio, Vice President, Communications, tel. +358 10 426 4646

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

Orion is a globally operating Finnish pharmaceutical company - 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. The core therapy areas of Orion's pharmaceutical R&D are central nervous system (CNS) disorders, oncology and respiratory for which Orion developes inhaled Easyhaler® pulmonary drugs.

Orion's net sales in 2015 amounted to EUR 1,016 million and the company had about 3,400 employees. Orion's A and B shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Founded in 1917, Orion celebrates its centennial anniversary in 2017.