Notification of a change in holdings as required by Chapter 2, Section 10 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act: Okmetic Oyj has today received notification that on 15 October 2008 the total holdings that Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company Investments has in Okmetic has risen to 1 149 300 shares. This corresponds to 6.81 percent of Okmetic's share capital and voting rights. Okmetic Oyj's share capital as recorded in the Trade Register comprises a total of 16,887,500 shares. Each share entitles its holder to one vote. OKMETIC OYJ Esko Sipilä Senior Vice President, Finance For more information, please contact: Senior Vice President, Finance Esko Sipilä, Okmetic Oyj, tel. +358 400 317 700, email: Communications Manager Tuovi Ojala, Okmetic Oyj, tel. +358 9 5028 0509, email: Distribution: OMX Nordic Exchange Principal media OKMETIC IN BRIEF Take it higher Okmetic is a technology company which supplies tailor-made silicon wafers for sensor and semiconductor industries and sells its technological expertise. Okmetic provides its customers with solutions that boost their competitiveness and profitability. Okmetic's silicon wafers are part of a further processing chain that produces end products that improve human interaction and quality of life. Okmetic's products are based on high-tech expertise that generates added value for customers, innovative product development and efficient production process. Okmetic has a global customer base and sales network, production plants in Finland and the US and contract manufacturers in Japan and China. Okmetic's shares are listed on OMX Nordic Exchange under the code OKM1V. For more information on the company, please visit our website at This announcement was originally distributed by Hugin. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.