KONE Corporation, stock exchange release, August 9, 2016 at 2.15 p.m. EEST
Change in KONE Corporation's holding of treasury shares
A total of 21,752 KONE class B shares have been returned free of consideration to KONE Corporation by virtue of the terms of KONE Corporation's share-based incentive program for the years 2013-2015.
The date of the returning of the shares was August 9, 2016. After the transaction, KONE Corporation holds 12,867,711 of its own class B shares.
For further information, please contact:
Jukka Ala-Mello, Secretary to the Board, tel. +358 (0)204 75 4226
Secretary to the Board
KONE as a company
At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, KONE provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization to add value to buildings throughout their life cycle. Through more effective People Flow®, we make people's journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. In 2015, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 8.6 billion, and at the end of the year close to 50,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.