Stock Exchange Releases 2011

Tikkurila Oyj: Orkla's holdings in Tikkurila increased to 6.17 percent (Announcement pursuant to the Securities Markets Act, Chapter 2, Section 10)

10.08.2011 17:30

Tikkurila Oyj
Stock Exchange Release
August 10, 2011 at 5.30 p.m. (CET+1)

Tikkurila Oyj (business ID 0197067-4) has received a notification, based on the Securities Markets Act, from Orkla ASA (ISIN NO 0003733800) on August 10, 2011.

Orkla ASA's holding in shares of Tikkurila Oyj will exceed the 1/20 (5%) threshold due to trades made on August 10, 2011. The holding of Orkla ASA in Tikkurila Oyj will amount to 2,722,404 shares, which corresponds to 6.17 percent of the total amount of shares and votes in Tikkurila Oyj.

The percentages of shares and voting rights have been calculated in proportion to the total number of shares registered with the Trade Register and the total number of voting rights related to them. The share capital of Tikkurila Oyj is EUR 35,000,000.00 and it is divided into 44,108,252 shares. The Company has one series of shares, and each share entitles to one voting right.

Vantaa, August 10, 2011

Tikkurila Oyj
Susanna Aaltonen, Group Vice President, Communications & IR

For further information, please contact:

Tikkurila Oyj
Susanna Aaltonen, Group Vice President, Communications & IR
Mobile +358 40 593 4221,

Tikkurila provides consumers, professionals and industrial users with user-friendly and environmentally sustainable solutions for protection and decoration. Tikkurila is a strong regional player that aims to be the leading paint company in the Nordic area and Eastern Europe including Russia. - Tikkurila inspires you to color your life.



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