KONE publishes January 1-December 31, 2012 Financial Statement Bulletin on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. EET and Financial Statements 2012 at 12:45 p.m. EET

KONE Corporation, stock exchange release, January 10, 2013 at 9.30 a.m. EET

Financial Statement Bulletin and Financial Statements

KONE Corporation will publish its Financial Statement Bulletin for the January 1-December 31, 2012 accounting period on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. EET. The bulletin will be available on www.kone.com after publishing.

The Financial Statements for 2012 will be published on the same day at 12:45 p.m. EET. The Financial Statements will be available on www.kone.com after publishing.

Press and analyst meetings

A meeting for the press, conducted in Finnish, will be held on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 2:15 p.m. EET.

A meeting for analysts, conducted in English, will begin at 3:45 p.m. EET. The meeting will be available as a live webcast on www.kone.com. The meeting participants can also join a telephone conference that will be arranged in conjunction with the meeting. The telephone conference details are set out below.

Both meetings will take place in the KONE Building, located at Keilasatama 3, Espoo, Finland.

Telephone conference numbers:

Finnish callers: +358 9 23 113 289
US callers: +1 866 682 8490
UK callers: +44 8 445 718 957
Other callers: +44 1452 555 131
Participant code: KONE

An on-demand version of the webcast will be available on www.kone.com later during the same day.

2012 publications and releases

KONE's Financial Statements 2012 will be available as a hard copy during week 7.

A separate Corporate Responsibility Report of KONE's operations in 2012 will be published in the second quarter of 2013. The reports will be mailed to those registered on the company's mailing list. The reports can also be ordered on www.kone.com.

All 2012 stock exchange and press releases can be found on www.kone.com.

For further information, please contact:
Karla Lindahl, Director, Investor Relations, tel.+358 204 75 4441

Sender:
KONE Corporation

Henrik Ehrnrooth   
CFO   

Anne Korkiakoski
Executive Vice President,
Marketing and Communications

About KONE
KONE is one of the global leaders in the elevator and escalator industry. The company has been committed to understanding the needs of its customers for the past century, providing industry-leading elevators, escalators and automatic building doors as well as innovative solutions for modernization and maintenance. The company's objective is to offer the best People Flow® experience by developing and delivering solutions that enable people to move smoothly, safely, comfortably and without waiting in buildings in an increasingly urbanizing environment. In 2011, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 5.2 billion and on average 35,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd in Finland.

www.kone.com

About Us

At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, KONE provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization to add value to buildings throughout their life cycle. Through more effective People Flow®, we make people's journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. In 2019, KONE had annual sales of EUR 10 billion, and at the end of the year approximately 60,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland. www.kone.com

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