Stock Exchange Release 22/10/2009  10:30

Sanoma Corporation has today applied for listing of 2004C stock options on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. as of 2 November 2009.

The total number of 2004C stock options is 1,500,000. Each stock option entitles its holder to subscribe for one (1) Sanoma Corporation share. In the aggregate, 2004C stock options entitle their holders to subscribe for a maximum of 1,500,000 shares. The present share subscription price with 2004C stock options is EUR 22.36 per share. The dividends payable annually shall be deducted from the share subscription price.

The share subscription period for 2004C stock options will commence on 1 November 2009 and end on 30 November 2012.

The terms and conditions of Stock Option Scheme 2004 are available on the Group's website. Stock Option Scheme 2004 was announced on 8 November 2004.

Sanoma Corporation

Kim Ignatius
Chief Financial Officer

Additional information: Sanoma's Group Communications, tel. +358 105 19 5062 or

Sanoma inspires, informs and connects. We bring information, experiences, education and entertainment to millions of people every day. We make sure that quality content and interesting products and services are easily available and meet the demands of our readers, viewers and listeners. We offer challenging and interesting employment for over 20,000 people in 20 countries throughout Europe. In 2008, the Group's net sales totalled EUR 3.0 billion.