The share acquisitions announced by Orion Corporation on 25 April 2019 have been completed. The Company has purchased during the time period from 2 May 2019 to 13 May 2019 through trading on regulated market organised by Nasdaq Helsinki Oy a total of 250,000 Company's own B shares at an average price per share of approximately EUR 29.5342. The total purchase price paid for the shares was EUR 7,383,543.80.
After the repurchases, the Company holds a total of 765,161 own B shares corresponding to approximately 0.54% of the total number of the shares and 0.09% of the votes.
| Timo Lappalainen |
President and CEO
| Olli Huotari |
SVP, Corporate Functions
Olli Huotari, SVP, Corporate Functions, tel. +358 10 426 3054
Orionintie 1A, FI-02200 Espoo, Finland
Orion is a globally operating Finnish pharmaceutical company - a builder of well-being. Orion develops, manufactures and markets human and veterinary pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients. 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 diseases for which Orion develops inhaled Easyhaler® pulmonary drugs. Orion's net sales in 2018 amounted to EUR 977 million and the company had about 3,200 employees at the end of the year. Orion's A and B shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.