Transfer of Ahlstrom's own shares

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE April 29, 2016 at 09:15 EET

Transfer of Ahlstrom's own shares

A total of 80,196 of Ahlstrom Corporations own shares have today been transferred without consideration to the company's key personnel participating in the share-based long-term incentive plan 2013-2015.

The directed issue was based on the authorization given by the Annual General Meeting of the Shareholders on March 26, 2015 and the subsequent decision by Ahlstrom's Board of Directors.

After the transfer, Ahlstrom holds 68,809 own shares corresponding to approximately 0.15% of the total shares and votes.

For more information, please contact:
Juho Erkheikki
Financial Communications & Investor Relations Manager
Tel. +358 10 888 4731

Ahlstrom in brief
Ahlstrom provides innovative fiber-based materials with a function in everyday life. We are committed to growing and creating stakeholder value by proving the best performing sustainable fiber-based materials. Our products are used in everyday applications such as filters, medical fabrics, life science and diagnostics, wallcovers, tapes, and food and beverage packaging. In 2015, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1.1 billion. Our 3,300 employees serve customers in 22 countries. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the Nasdaq Helsinki. More information is available at