OKMETIC OYJ        STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE       17 JANUARY 2014   9.30 A.M. TRANSFER OF OWN SHARES: TOP MANAGEMENT BOUGHT 150,000 OKMETIC SHARES IN A DIRECTED SHARE ISSUE In a directed share issue on 16 January 2014, Okmetic Oyj transferred in total 150,000 own shares held by the company to President Kai Seikku (140,000 shares) and Deputy to the President Mikko Montonen (10,000 shares). The decision to transfer company's own shares is based on existing authorization of the Board of Directors given by the Annual General Meeting on 10 April 2013. Subscription price per share was determined using the average trading price of the company's share weighted by trading volume in NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Oy on 16 January 2014, which was 4.9969 euro. Total value of the deal was 749,535 euro. Prior to the share issue, Okmetic Oyj had 17,287,500 issued shares, of which 194,123 shares were held by the company. After the share issue, the number of issued shares remains unchanged, and the company holds directly 44,123 own shares. Following an acquisition announced today in a separate stock exchange release, Okmetic holds in addition 400,000 own shares indirectly via Okmetic Management Oy. OKMETIC OYJ Board of Directors For further information, please contact: Juha Jaatinen, Senior Vice President, Finance, IT, and Communications, Okmetic Oyj, tel. +358 5028 0286, e-mail: Distribution: NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd 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. The company's products are based on high-tech expertise that generates added value for customers, innovative product development and an extremely efficient production process. Okmetic has a worldwide clientele and sales network, production plants in Finland and in the United States as well as license-based production in Japan and in China. Okmetic's shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd under the trading symbol OKM1V. Additional information can be found on the company's website: Transfer of own shares: top management bought 150.000 Okmetic shares: 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: Okmetic Oyj via GlobeNewswire [HUG#1755333]