SanomaWSOY Corp. Stock Exchange Release 26 Jun 2008 at 10:00

A total of 4,500 shares of SanomaWSOY Corporation have been subscribed with 2001B stock options.

Following these subscriptions, the number of SanomaWSOY's shares increased from 162,582,574 shares to 162,587,074 shares. The total amount of subscription price was recorded in the fund for invested non-restricted equity.

The new shares were entered into the Trade Register on 26 June 2008 and the trading in the new shares begins on 27 June 2008.

For the new shares subscribed with stock options all shareholder rights commence from the date on which they are entered into the Trade Register. SanomaWSOY announced the Warrant Scheme 2001 on 31 January 2002. SanomaWSOY informed about the previous share subscription with stock options on 21 May 2008.


Matti Salmi
Senior Vice President
Finance and Administration

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SanomaWSOY provides information, experiences, education and entertainment to millions of people. Quality content, products and services that are creative and customer centric, and efficient distribution ensure satisfaction for our customers in the more than 20 European countries we operate in. In 2007, SanomaWSOY's net sales totalled EUR 2.9 billion and our EBIT was EUR 344 million. The media group employs nearly 20,000 people.