398,245 Orion Corporation A shares converted into B shares

ORION CORPORATION      STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 19 APRIL 2017 at 9.00 a.m. EEST              

In accordance with Section 3 of the Articles of Association of Orion Corporation, 398,245 A shares have been converted into 398,245 B shares. The conversion has been entered into the Trade Register on 19 April 2017.

The total number of shares in Orion Corporation is 141,257,828 which, after the conversion, consists of 37,702,028 A shares and 103,555,800 B shares. The number of votes of the company's shares is after the conversion 857,596,360.

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 2016 amounted to EUR 1,074 million and the company had about 3,500 employees. Orion's A and B shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Founded in 1917, Orion celebrates its centennial anniversary in 2017.