Nokian Tyres plc: Shares subscribed with option rights

Nokian Tyres plc Stock Exchange Release 18 May 2015, 1.00 p.m.

Nokian Tyres plc: Shares subscribed with option rights

After 20 August 2014 registered new shares a total of 540 Nokian Tyres plc's shares have been subscribed with the 2010B option rights. These option rights are attached to the Nokian Tyres plc's Option Program of 2010.

New shares have been registered into the Trade Register on 18 May 2015, as of which date the new shares will establish shareholder rights.

The share capital will not increase with subscriptions made by 2010 option rights. The entire subscription price of EUR 14 769 will be entered in the invested unrestricted equity reserve. As a result of the share subscriptions, the number of Nokian Tyres plc shares will increase to 133,471,373 shares.

The shares will be traded on the NASDAQ Helsinki Ltd together with the old shares as of 19 May 2015.

Identifiers of Nokian Tyres plc's share after the registration of new shares:

Trading code: NRE1V

ISIN code: FI0009005318

Number of shares: 133,471,373

Share capital: 25 437 906.00 euros

Nokian Tyres plc

Antti-Jussi Tähtinen
Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Distribution: NASDAQ OMX, media, www.nokiantyres.com


Nokian Tyres is the only tyre manufacturer in the world that focuses on customer needs in northern conditions. The company supplies innovative tyres for cars, trucks and special heavy machinery mainly in areas with special challenges on tyre performance: snow, forests and harsh driving conditions in different seasons. Nokian Tyres’ product development is consistently aiming for sustainable solutions for safety and the environment, taking into account the whole life cycle of the tyre. A part of the Nokian Tyres group, the tyre chain Vianor has 1,371 outlets in 27 countries. In 2014 Nokian Tyres had over 4,200 employees and net sales of approximately 1,4 billion euros. Nokian Tyres’ share is listed on the NASDAQ Helsinki. Further information: www.nokiantyres.com

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Nokian Tyres is the world’s northernmost tyre manufacturer. The company promotes and facilitates safe driving in demanding conditions. It supplies innovative tyres for cars, trucks and special heavy machinery mainly in areas with special challenges on tyre performance: snow, forests and harsh driving conditions in different seasons. Nokian Tyres’ product development is consistently aiming for sustainable solutions for safety and the environment, taking into account the whole life cycle of the tyre. A part of the Nokian Tyres group, the tyre chain Vianor has approximately 1,500 stores in 27 countries. In 2016 Nokian Tyres had approximately 4,400 employees and net sales of approximately 1,4 billion euros. Nokian Tyres’ share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. Further information: www.nokiantyres.com

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