Public Listing of AffectoGenimap Plc on the Helsinki Stock Exchange
As of today, the shares of AffectoGenimap Plc will be traded on the Helsinki Stock Exchange's Pre List.
AffectoGenimap is one of the leading providers of customized information technology systems and operational solutions in the Finnish market and the Baltic region. In particular, AffectoGenimap is the leading focused provider of extended business intelligence (XBI) solutions in the Finnish market for IT services, including business intelligence, geographic information systems and document management. In addition, AffectoGenimap processes and integrates cartographic data that is a key element in XBI solutions. In 2004, net sales of AffectoGenimap were EUR 46.6 million and operating profit EUR 6.7 million on a pro forma basis under IFRS. As of March 31, 2005, AffectoGenimap had 516 employees. "We warmly welcome AffectoGenimap to the Helsinki Stock Exchange. I believe that The Helsinki Stock Exchange and the integrated Nordic home market offer an attractive marketplace for Finnish companies and investors." said Jouni Torasvirta, President of the Helsinki Stock Exchange and head of Cash Markets business area at OMX Exchanges. "Listing on the Helsinki Stock Exchange is a significant step for AffectoGenimap. The listing has a positive impact on our growth strategy by opening new possibilities in capital markets. We believe that AffectoGenimap is a new interesting instrument especially for investors seeking exposure to IT Services market in the Eastern Europe," says AffectoGenimap CEO Antti Halila. Photos of the listing ceremony of AffectoGenimap will be available on the Helsinki Stock Exchange’s website at www.omxgroup.com/helsinkistockexchange later after the ceremony. For more information, please contact: Anu Ilvonen, Communications Manager, OMX Exchanges +358 9 6166 7599