Sanoma Corporation, Stock Exchange Release, 2 November 2012 at 18:30 CET+1

On 2 November 2012, Sanoma Corporation has received flagging notification pursuant to Chapter 2 Section 9 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act concerning shares in Sanoma Corporation.

According to the flagging notification, the total ownership to shares in Sanoma Corporation held by Mr Antti Herlin and the companies he controls, Holding Manutas Oy and Secuirty Trading Oy, has increased from 7,556,800 shares to 8,556,800, thus totaling 5.26 per cent of all shares and votes in Sanoma Corporation.

Sanoma Corporation has a total of 162,812,093 shares and votes. The Company has one share series, each share entitling to one vote.

Additional information
Sanoma's Investor Relations, Martti Yrjö-Koskinen, tel. +358 40 684 4643 or

Sanoma inspires, informs and connects. Sanoma is a leading European group with a focus on consumer media and learning. We bring information, experiences, education and entertainment to millions of people every day. We employ nearly 11,000 professionals in some 20 countries. In 2011, the Group’s restated net sales totalled EUR 2.4 billion. Sanoma shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.