TELESTE CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 14.7.2008 AT 12:00
SHARES SUBSCRIBED WITH TELESTE 2002B STOCK OPTIONS
A total of 3,250 shares in Teleste Corporation have been subscribed for with the
stock options 2002B after the increase of shares registered on 12 May 2008. In
accordance with the Terms and Conditions, the share subscription price with the
stock options 2002B stock options is EUR 1.85/share.
The share subscription period with the stock options 2002B commenced in February
2006. The stock option program was approved by the Annual General Meeting on 8
These shares, 3,250 in total, have been entered into the Trade Register on 14
July 2008. As a result of the share subscriptions, the number of shares was
increased by a total of 3,250 new shares. The share subscription price will be
recorded under the invested non-restricted equity fund.
After the increase of 3,250 shares registered on 14 July 2008, the number of
Teleste shares is 17,688,755. The shares have no nominal value.
The holders of the new shares are entitled to all shareholder rights from the
registration date, i.e. 14 July 2008. Listing of the new shares will be
applied for on the OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki Oy together with the old shares
beginning 15 July 2008.
Teleste is an international technology group founded in 1954, which is
specialized in broadband data communication systems and solutions. The group is
divided into two Strategic Business Units: Broadband Cable Networks and Video
Networks. Broadband Cable Networks serves cable operators and a major part of
its business activities are handled through direct customer contact. Video
Networks supplies solutions for optical signal transmission and video network
management software solutions for video surveillance and a major part of its
business is handled through system integrators. Both Business Units are among
the leading providers in their market areas and are globally recognized for
their know-how and ability to produce technically cutting edge solutions year
after year. In 2007 the group's net sales totalled EUR 125.1 million and the
group employed 672 persons at the year-end. The company has approximately 30
offices world-wide and over 90% of Teleste's net sales are generated outside
Finland. The company is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki.
Visit www.teleste.com for more information.
CFO Erja Saarikoski tel. +358 2 2605 685 or +358 40 550 9677
OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki