Change in the ownership of Kesko Corporation's treasury shares

KESKO CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE NOTIFICATION 20.12.2013 AT 13.00 1(1) A total of 2,038 B shares (KESBV) have been returned to Kesko Corporation without consideration in accordance with the terms of Kesko's three-year share- based compensation plan. The shares had initially been transferred to persons included in the target groups of the 2011 - 2012 vesting periods of the share- based compensation plan. After the return of the shares, Kesko holds 548,984 own B shares as treasury shares. Further information is available from Corporate Counsel Saara Rautanen, tel. +358 105 322 602. Kesko Corporation Merja Haverinen Vice President, Corporate Communications DISTRIBUTION NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Main news media www.kesko.fi This announcement is distributed by GlobeNewswire on behalf of GlobeNewswire 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: Kesko Oyj via GlobeNewswire [HUG#1751540]