2013-01-04 08:46:48 -
Rapala VMC Corporation
January 4, 2013 at 9:45
Rapala VMC Corporation ("the Group") has launched today its new corporate
website at www.rapalavmc.com.
The contents of the website have been enhanced with extended information on
Rapala VMC Corporation as a global Group and as an investment, dynamic tools for
analysis on Group's financial information as well as improved tools and sections
for share information, corporate governance and investor calendar. The new
corporate website is designed to meet the needs of Group's current stakeholders,
potential new investors, press and media and other interested parties even
better than before.
Simultaneously the Group has launched new visual identity for its corporate
New corporate visual identity has no impact on the visual image
of the Rapala Group's existing consumer brands and products.
New corporate website and visual identity is part of development of Group's
financial reporting and corporate communications. For financial year 2012 the
traditional printed Annual Report will be replaced by and divided into
independent publications to be available online in the Group's website and as
pdf-files: Financial Statements, Corporate Governance Statement, report on
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development, CEO Review and Company
Brochure. The printed Financial Statements and Company Brochure can be ordered
through the Group's website once published in March 2013.
RAPALA VMC CORPORATION
Chief Executive Officer
For further information:
Jussi Ristimäki, Chief Financial Officer, tel. +358 9 7562 540
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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 279 million in 2011, 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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