Information for shareholders

Annual general meeting

Alma Media Corporation’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 13:00 hrs (1:00pm) EET in the conference room Pörssisali of Pörssitalo, address Fabianinkatu 14, Helsinki, Finland.

The proposals by the Board of Directors and its committees, as well as the notice to the AGM, the financial statements, the report of the Board of Directors and the Auditors’ report are available on Alma Media’s website on www.almamedia.fi/agm_2011. These are also available at the AGM, and copies of them will be sent to shareholders on request.

Shareholders who are registered no later than March 7, 2011 in the company’s shareholders’ register maintained by Euroclear Finland Oy have the right to attend the AGM. Shareholders with their shares entered in their Finnish book-entry accounts are registered in the company’s shareholders’ register. 

Participating the agm

Shareholder wishing to attend the Annual General Meeting must register with the company so that the registration will have been received by the company no later than March 14, 2011 by 16:00 hrs (4:00pm). The registration may be delivered:

  • through the web page www.almamedia.fi/agm_2011
  • by e-mail to yhtiokokous@almamedia.fi
  • by telephone on +358 10 665 2220
  • by telefax on +358 10 665 2270; or
  • by letter to Alma Media Corporation, Sirpa Jyräsalo, P.O. Box 140, FI-00101 Helsinki, Finland.

When registering, the shareholder’s name, personal identification number, address, telephone number and the name of any assistant or proxy representative the shareholder wishes to use, as well as the personal identification number of said representative, are required. The personal information of shareholders disclosed to Alma Media Corporation will be used for no other purpose than the Annual General Meeting and the necessary registrations pertaining to the meeting.

Pursuant to Chapter 5, Section 25 of the Finnish Limited Liability Companies Act, shareholders present at the Annual General Meeting have the right to request information on matters dealt with by the meeting.

Proxy representatives

Shareholders may participate in the Annual General Meeting and exercise their rights at the meeting by proxy representatives. The proxy representative of a shareholder must present a dated proxy document or give other reliable proof that he/she is entitled to represent the shareholder. If the shareholder participates in the Annual General Meeting by several proxy representatives who represent the shareholder with shares on separate securities accounts, the shares with which each representative represents the shareholder shall be notified in connection with the registration.

Any proxy documents should be delivered as originals to the address Alma Media Corporation, Sirpa Jyräsalo, P.O. Box 140, FI-00101 Helsinki, Finland before the period of registration expires.

Dividend payment

The Board of Directors proposes that a dividend of EUR 0.70 (EUR 0.40 in 2009) per share be paid. Dividends are paid to shareholders who are entered in Alma Media Corporation’s shareholder register maintained by Euroclear Finland Oy no later than the record date, March 22, 2011. Dividend payment date is March 29, 2011.  

Financial reporting in 2011

Alma Media will publish financial reports in 2011 as follows:

  • Interim Report January–March on Friday, April 29, 2011
  • Interim Report January–June on Friday, July 22, 2011
  • Interim Report January–September on Friday, October 28, 2011

The financial statement release 2010 was published on Wednesday February 16, 2011. All reports are published in Finnish and English.

 All stock exchange and press releases as well as the financial reports issued by Alma Media Corporation are available on company’s website. The releases and financial reports can be received free of charge by completing the order form at www.almamedia.fi/subscriptions or by calling +358 (0)10 665 2271. The interim reports as well as stock exchange and press releases will be delivered via e-mail. 

Changes of address

Shareholders are kindly asked to notify any changes of name or address to the custodian of their book-entry accounts. 

Investor contact

Rauno Heinonen
Vice President, Corporate
Communications & IR
Tel. +358 (0)10 665 2251
firstname.lastname@almamedia.fi
or Alma.IR@almamedia.fi