Proha plc's notice of the change in ownership acc to securities market act ch2 s9

Proha Plc Stock Exchange Bulletin August 24, 2000 at 5.10 pm PROHA PLC'S NOTICE OF THE CHANGE IN OWNERSHIP ACCORDING TO THE SECURITIES MARKET ACT CHAPTER 2 SECTION 9 Proha Plc's share ownership has been changed and the increase of the share capital has been decided on. Share ownership on August 24, 2000: Number of Per cent of Number of Per cent of shares 5,223,220 shares after 9,661,222 before shares after shares Pekka Pere 864,045 16.54% 864,045* 8.94% Pekka Mäkelä 583,255 11.18% 583,755 6.04% Lars Nyqvist 583,071 11.16% 583,071 6.04% *Includes 54,724 shares of Pekka Pere's control corporation Garbo Innovation Oy Finland (Trade Register Number 394.209). New shareholders Number of Per cent of shares 9,661,222 Revocable Living Trust of Alec E. Gores (US federal identification number 383-58-7330) 1,386,235 14.35% Landesbank Schleswig-Holstein Girozentrale Reg No 24 24 64 42(CVR nummer) 1,331,401 13.78% The number of shares before the acquisition of Artemis Acquisition Corporation was 5,223,220. The number of shares on August 24, 2000 is 9,661,222. Proha Plc Pekka Pere CEO More information PROHA PLC CEO Pekka Pere, tel. +358 20 4362 000 DISTRIBUTION: Helsinki Stock Exchange Major Media ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT The following files are available for download:

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Proha is globally operating software group operating in Project Management (Artemis), Financial Management (Accountor), and ASP services (Intellisoft). Pro forma net sales were EUR 82.2 mio in 2000, number of personnel nearly 700.