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Hitt og þetta 13. september 2006

Procomex and Helsingin Mekaanikontalo to raise its holding in Alma Media to 5 % in forward

ALMA MEDIA CORP. STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT 13 SEPT 2006, 1.30 P.M. 1 (1)

PROCOMEX AND HELSINGIN MEKAANIKONTALO TO RAISE ITS HOLDING IN ALMA MEDIA TO 5 % IN FORWARD TRADE

The company has received information to the effect that Procomex S.A. (business register number R.C. Luxembourg B 57.877) and Helsingin Mekaanikontalo Oy (trade register number 1076761-9) have raised the total holding in Alma Media to one twentieth (1/20) in forward trades on 12 September 2006. Pursuant to the Securities Act, Chapter 2, Section 10, we inform that:

+-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Procomex S.A.: | Number of | Share of shares | | | shares | and votes | |-------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------| | holding | 3 300 | 0.00 % | |-------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------| | forward trades maturing on 20 | 757 000 | 1.01 % | | October 2006 | | | |-------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------| | | | | |-------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------| | Helsingin Mekaanikontalo Oy: | | | |-------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------| | holding | 0 | 0.00 % | |-------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------| | forward trades maturing on 20 | 1 111 000 | 1.49 % | | October 2006 | | | |-------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------| | forward trades maturing on 15 | 1 856 400 | 2.49 % | | December 2006 | | | |-------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------| | | | | |-------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------| | Total | 3 727 700 | 5.00 % | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+

Alma Media Corporation's (business ID 1944757-4) share capital is EUR 44 767 513.80 and it is divided into 74 612 523 shares. The company has one series of shares. Each share entitles to one voting right. The total number of voting rights is 74 612 523.

ALMA MEDIA CORPORATION

Terhi Lambert-Karjalainen Communications Manager

DISTRIBUTION: Helsinki Exchanges, principal media

Alma Media is a Finnish media group that publishes newspapers, produces and distributes economic information, and maintains online marketplaces. The Group's portfolio contains business, afternoon, regional, local and town papers. Alma Media also owns leading online marketplaces, a business that it is also expanding into markets outside Finland.

Alma Media's best known products are the Aamulehti, Iltalehti and Kauppalehti papers and the Etuovi.com home-buying internet service. The Group derives about half of its net sales from media advertising and roughly 40 % from newspaper circulation revenues. Net sales of continuing operations in 2005 amounted to MEUR 286, generating an operating profit of MEUR 42 or an operating margin of 14.8 %. The company's share is quoted on the Main List of the Helsinki Exchanges. The trading code is ALN1V. More information at http://www.almamedia.fi/home.

25 ára afmælistilboð VB – 50% afsláttur af áskrift

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