New Kemira shares registered with the Trade Register

Kemira Group Stock exchange release December 30, 2009 at 9.30 A total of 30,297,557 new shares were subscribed for in Kemira Oyj's ("Kemira") rights offering. All the new shares have been registered with the Trade Register on December 30, 2009. Following the registration, the total number of Kemira's shares is 155,342,557 shares. The new shares carry the right to receive dividends and other distributions as well as other shareholder rights as from the registration date, December 30, 2009. Trading in the new shares together with the existing shares of Kemira will commence today, December 30, 2009. Helsinki, December 30, 2009 Kemira Oyj Päivi Antola Senior Manager, IR and Financial Communications For further information, please contact: Jyrki Mäki-Kala, CFO Tel. +358 10 86 21589 Päivi Antola, Senior Manager, IR and Financial Communications Tel. +358 10 86 21140 KEMIRA Kemira is a global 2.8 billion euro chemicals company that is focused on serving customers in water-intensive industries. The company offers water quality and quantity management that improves customers' energy, water, and raw material efficiency. Kemira's vision is to be a leading water chemistry company. Its paints and coatings business, Tikkurila, aims to be the market leader in decorative paints and selected wood and metal coatings in chosen markets. [HUG#1369033] Link to the release (Pdf):