Huhtamäki reports increase in company's share capital by €179,860, number of total shares by 52,900 resulting from use of option rights

ESPOO, Finland , May 23, 2014 () – A total of 52,900 new shares of Huhtamäki Oyj have been subscribed for based on Huhtamäki Oyj's option rights 2006 C under company's Option Rights 2006 Plan. The corresponding increase in the company's share capital is EUR 179,860.00. The increase has been registered with the Finnish Trade Register on May 23, 2014. The company has requested NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. to list the new shares for public trading as of May 26, 2014. In terms of shareholder rights, the new shares are identical to the shares of the company already traded on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.

Following the increase, Huhtamäki Oyj's registered share capital is EUR 366,385,309.00 and the total number of shares is 107,760,385.

The subscription period for shares based on option rights 2006 C and the Company's Option Rights 2006 Plan ceased on April 30, 2014. Option rights 2006 C entitled to the subscription of a total of 1,100,000 new shares of which 947,400 shares were subscribed for during the subscription period.

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Sami Pauni, Group Vice President, Legal, and General Counsel, tel. +358 10 686 7872

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Huhtamaki Group is a leading manufacturer of consumer and specialty packaging with 2013 net sales totaling EUR 2.3 billion. Foodservice and consumer goods markets are served by approximately 14,400 people in 61 manufacturing units and several sales offices in 30 countries. The parent company, Huhtamäki Oyj, has its head office in Espoo, Finland and its share is quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. Additional information is available at

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