The share capital increase of EUR 6,483.64 in total has been entered into the Finnish Trade Register today. Sampo plc's share capital after the increase amounts to EUR 93,449,166.87 and the number of A shares totals 554,423,515 shares. After the increase, the total number of shares of the company, including 1,200,000 B shares, comprises 555,623,515 shares.
The new shares are included in the trade at the Helsinki Exchanges as of 29 November 2001.
Each warrant from the Sampo 1998 option programme entitles to a subscription of five (5) A shares. The current subscription price is EUR 6.87 per share. The subscription price is reduced annually with the amount paid in dividend.
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