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COMPANY RELEASE            STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE                               

 LISTING OF SHARE SUBSCRIPTIONS IN 2009 ON THE BASIS OF YIT'S SERIES M AND N      SHARE OPTIONS.                                                                    In 2009, shares can be subscribed for in the period from April 1 to November 30  on the basis of the Series M and N share options issued by YIT Corporation in    2006.                                                                             It is intended that the increases in the share capital on the basis of the       subscriptions will be carried out in 2009 as follows:                            -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |      Share subscription |    Entry into the Trade |        New shares listed | |               deadline  |               Register  |                          | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |          April 17, 2009 |          April 30, 2009 |              May 4, 2009 | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |           July 17, 2009 |           July 29, 2009 |            July 30, 2009 | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |      September 18, 2009 |      September 28, 2009 |       September 29, 2009 | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |       November 30, 2009 |        December 7, 2009 |         December 8, 2009 | --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Shares subscribed for on the basis of the share options entitle their holders to a dividend as from the date of subscription. Other rights will vest when the share capital increase has been entered in the Trade Register. Subscriptions will be accepted at Nordea Bank Finland plc. SUMMARY OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE SHARE OPTION PROGRAM YIT Corporation's Annual General Meeting held in the spring of 2006 granted a maximum total of 300,000 K, 900,000 L, 900,000 M and 900,000 N share options for subscription without consideration. Each Series K, L, M and N share option entitles its holder to subscribe for one YIT Corporation share (YTY1V). The shares can be subscribed for annually during the period from April 1 - November 30. The subscription period with the Series K and L share options ends in 2008. With Series M share options shares can be subscribed in 2008-2009 and with Series N share options in 2009-2010. The subscription price of a share subscribed for with the Series M share options is EUR 19.73 per share. The subscription prices of shares subscribed for with the N share options will be confirmed before the subscription period begins.

The terms and conditions of the share option programmes as a whole are presented on the company's internet site

For additional information, contact: Marja Salo, Director of Administration, YIT Corporation, tel. +358 20 433 2470, Jaakko Mäkynen, Vice President, Finance, YIT Corporation, tel. +358 20 433 2307,


Juha Kostiainen Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Business Development

Distribution: NASDAQ OMX, principal media,

YIT is a successful European service company in building systems, construction services and services for industry. We build, develop and maintain quality living environments in Nordic countries, Russia, Baltic countries and Central Europe. In 2007, YIT's revenue amounted to EUR 3.7 billion. The Group employs nearly 27,000 people. YIT's share is listed on OMX NASDAQ Helsinki Ltd.

About Us

YIT is the largest Finnish and significant North European construction company. We develop and build apartments, business premises and entire areas. We are also specialised in demanding infrastructure construction and paving. Together with our customers our 10,000 professionals are creating more functional, more attractive and more sustainable cities and environments. We work in 11 countries: Finland, Russia, Scandinavia, the Baltic States, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. The new YIT was born when over 100-year-old YIT Corporation and Lemminkäinen Corporation merged on February 1, 2018. Our pro forma revenue for 2017 was over EUR 3.8 billion. YIT Corporation's share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Oy.