RAPALA - NOTIFICATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHAPTER 2 SECTION 10 OF THE SECURITIES MARKETS ACT
2012-11-28 16:24:32 -
Rapala VMC Corporation
Stock Exchange Release
November 28, 2012 at 5:15 p.m.
Rapala VMC Corporation has received a notification from funds managed by ODIN
Forvaltning AS (Company ID 957 486 657) in accordance with Chapter 2, Section 9
of the Finnish Securities Market Act on the change in its holdings. According to
the notification the following changes in holdings have taken place on November
Funds' managed by ODIN Forvaltning AS holding in shares and voting rights of
Rapala VMC Corporation falls below one twentieth (1/20) of the total number of
shares and voting rights. Following the transaction funds managed by ODIN
Forvaltning AS own 1,819,126 shares or 4.61 % of all shares and voting rights.
Rapala VMC Corporation has a total of 39,468,449 shares and votes.
RAPALA VMC CORPORATION
Chief Executive Officer
For further information, please contact:
The Company's Legal Councel, Olli Aho, tel. +358 9 7562 540
Distribution: NASDAQ OMX Helsinki and Main Media
Rapala VMC Corporation (Rapala) is a leading fishing tackle company and the
global market leader in fishing lures, treble hooks and fishing related knives
and tools. The Group also has a strong global position in other fishing
categories and it is one of the leading distributors of outdoor, hunting and
winter sport products in the Nordic countries. The Group has the largest
distribution network in the industry. The main manufacturing facilities are
located in Finland, France, Estonia, Russia, China, Indonesia and the UK. The
Group brand portfolio includes the leading brand in the industry, Rapala, and
other global brands like VMC, Sufix, Storm, Blue Fox, Luhr Jensen, Williamson,
Dynamite Baits, Mora Ice, StrikeMaster, Marttiini and Peltonen. The Group, with
net sales of EUR 279 million in 2011, employs some 2 000 people in 38 countries.
Rapala's share is listed and traded on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki stock exchange
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