SanomaWSOY Corp. Stock Exchange Release 17 Oct 2007 at 14:00

SanomaWSOY Corporation has today applied for listing of 2004A stock options on OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki as of 1 November 2007.

The total number of 2004A stock options is 1,500,000. Each stock option entitles its holder to subscribe for one (1) SanomaWSOY Corporation share. In the aggregate, 2004A stock options entitle their holders to subscribe for a maximum of 1,500,000 shares. The present share subscription price with 2004A stock options is EUR 17.27/share. The dividends payable annually shall be deducted from the share subscription price.

The share subscription period for 2004A stock options  will commence on 1 November 2007 and end on 30 November 2010.

The terms and conditions of Stock Option Scheme 2004 are available on the Group's website.

SanomaWSOY announced the Board of Directors' decision regarding the listing of 2004A Stock Options on 2 August 2007. Stock Option Scheme 2004 was announced on 8 November 2004.


Matti Salmi
Senior Vice President
Finance and Administration

Additional information: SanomaWSOY's Group Communications, tel. +385 105 19 5062 or

SanomaWSOY is the leading media group in the Nordic region operating in versatile fields of media in over 20 European countries. The Group has five divisions: Sanoma Magazines, Sanoma, SanomaWSOY Education and Books, SWelcom, and Rautakirja. In 2006, the Group employed over 18,000 people and its net sales were some EUR 2.7 billion.