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Rapala VMC Corporation
Stock Exchange Release
March 20, 2013 at 10.00 a.m.
Rapala VMC Corporation's Financial Statements and Corporate Governance Statement
have been published as attachments to this stock exchange release.
These statements and other investor information as well as report on corporate
responsibility are available at the Rapala Group's renewed corporate website at
www.rapalavmc.com in English and Finnish.
RAPALA VMC CORPORATION
Chief Executive Officer
For further information:
Jussi Ristimäki, Chief Financial Officer, tel. +358 9 7562 540
Olli Aho, Investor Relations, tel. +358 9 7562 540
Distribution: NASDAQ OMX Helsinki and Main Media
Rapala VMC Corporation ("the Group") 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 291 million in 2012, employs some 2 000 people in 38 countries.
Rapala VMC Corporation's share is listed and traded on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki
stock exchange since 1998.
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