SanomaWSOY to invalidate redeemed notes

SanomaWSOY Corporation has annulled 3,620 debentures, nominal value EUR 10,000 each, of its
convertible capital notes issued in 2001. The company redeemed these notes upon an offer on
November and December 2003. The company's financial position has improved considerably after
the issue of the notes and the notes can be refinanced on significantly better terms.

Trading in the notes began on the Helsinki Exchanges on 6 September 2001. None of the notes, the
conversion period of which began on 2 January 2002, has been converted into shares. The conversion
price of a share is EUR 15.91. A fixed annual interest of 5.25% is payable on the notes. Currently, the
loan totals EUR 163.8 million.