Invitation to Aspo's press conference

ASPO PLC      STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE     April 20, 2012 at 13:45 Aspo Plc's Interim Report for January-March 2012 will be published on Friday, April 27, 2012, at about 8.30 a.m. Finnish time. A press conference (in Finnish) for analysts, bankers and media will be held on the same day at Hotel Kämp, conference room Paavo Nurmi, address: Pohjoisesplanadi 29, 00100 Helsinki, at 11.00 (Finnish time). Registrations beforehand by email to hilkka.jokiniemi@aspo.com, by April 25, 2012, at the latest. The first quarter results will be presented by CEO Aki Ojanen and CFO Arto Meitsalo. The presentation material (in English and Finnish) will be available on Aspo's website www.aspo.com under "Media > Presentations". ASPO Plc Aki Ojanen CEO Further information: Arto Meitsalo, CFO, Aspo Plc, phone +358 9 521 4020 DISTRIBUTION: NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Key media www.aspo.com Aspo is a conglomerate that owns and develops business operations in the Northern Europe and growth markets focusing on demanding B-to-B customers. Our strong company brands - ESL Shipping, Leipurin, Telko and Kaukomarkkinat - aim to be the market leaders in their sectors. They are responsible for their own operations, customer relationships, and the development of these. Together they generate Aspo's goodwill. Aspo's Group structure and business operations are continually developed without any predefined schedules. This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Aspo Oyj via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1604484]