Divestment of series A shares held by the company

Aktia Bank plc
Stock Exchange Release

18.6.2015 at 12 noon                                                                                                                         


Aktia Bank plc has today, supported by a decision taken by the company's Board of Directors, divested 4,780 Aktia series A shares held by the company to the company's 29 members of the Board of Supervisor as payment of 30% of the annual remuneration for members of the Board of Supervisors in the form of Aktia A shares, as decided by the Annual General Meeting 13 April 2015.

Further 7,200 Aktia series A shares held by the company were divested to three key persons as so-called matching shares as part of the Share Ownership Scheme 2011.

For more information about the remuneration of the Board of Supervisors and the Share Ownership Scheme 2011, see Aktia Bank plc's Annual Report 2014, pages 14–15.

Following this divestment, the company's holding of own shares amounts to:


Series A 22,112
Series R 6,658


The Annual General Meeting of Aktia Bank Plc on 13 April 2015 authorised the Board of Directors to decide on divestment of own shares held by the company e.g. for implementation of the company's share based incentive scheme and the remuneration of members of the company's administrative bodies.



For more information, please contact: 
Mia Bengts, Legal Counsel, tel. +358 10 247 6348


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Aktia Group provides a broad range of products within banking, insurance and real estate agency. Aktia operates mainly in coastal areas and inland growth areas. Aktia has about 300,000 customers who are served by over 900 employees at some 50 branch offices and via Internet and telephone services. Aktia's shares are listed on the list of NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. For more information about Aktia see www.aktia.fi