The Board of Directors of the demerged and dissolved Orion Corporation has handled the final account of the company, in compliance with chapter 14 a section 5 of the Companies Act (734/1978). As the assets and liabilities of the demerged company were transferred to the recipient companies, no proposal for the distribution of profits is given.
A meeting of the shareholders of the demerged Orion, provided for in the Companies Act, will be held on 16 October 2006 at 4.00 p.m. in Helsinki, at the congress premises of the Helsinki Fair Centre, address Messuaukio 1, 00520 Helsinki. The meeting will handle the final account of the demerged Orion Corporation and the discharge from liability for the members of the Board of Directors and the Managing Director for the period of 1 January - 1 July 2006.
The documents provided for in the Companies Act shall be held available as of 2 October 2006 for the shareholders at the head office of the new Orion Corporation in Espoo, address: Orionintie 1 A, 02200 Espoo, and they will be sent to a shareholder upon request.
Shareholders who were registered in the shareholder register of the demerged Orion, maintained by the Finnish Central Securities Depository Ltd., on 1 July 2006 have the right to attend the meeting.
A shareholder shall inform the company of his intention to attend the meeting no later than Wednesday, 11 October 2006, 4.00 p.m. Finnish time. Registrations in writing are requested to be addressed to Orion Corporation, Shareholder affairs, P.O.Box 65, FIN-02101 Espoo, Finland. Registrations by phone will be received by Ms. Heli Lindqvist, phone +358 10 426 3732, or Ms. Lotta Lindström, phone +358 10 429 3718. Registrations by telefax should be transmitted to +358 10 426 2801.
Jukka Viinanen Olli Huotari
President and CEO Senior Vice President, Corporate Functions
Orionintie 1A, 02200 Espoo