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Oriola-KD ready for listing on the Nordic Exchange in Helsinki

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Oriola-KD ready for listing on the Nordic Exchange in Helsinki As of July 3, 2006, Oriola-KD Corporation a company focused on pharmaceutical trade as well as healthcare and dental trade, will be listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. Media are invited to follow the welcome ceremony held on the companys first trading day. Oriola-KD will be the 39th new company to be welcomed to the Nordic Exchange and the fourth to the Helsinki Stock Exchange this year. R.S.V.P.: Notify Outi Ylitalo no later than June 30 at outi.ylitalo@omxgroup.com Where: The Helsinki Stock Exchange, Fabianinkatu 14, Helsinki When: 9.30 a.m. (EET) in the reception. The ceremony will last for about an hour. We warmly welcome Oriola-KD Corporation to the Nordic Exchange in Helsinki. The listing of Oriola-KD Corporation will diversify further our Health Care sector, says Jouni Torasvirta, President of the Helsinki Stock Exchange. The demerger of Orion and listing of the new Oriola-KD Corporation is very important because as an independent company we can have our full attention in developing the business operations and increasing the shareholder value, says Eero Hautaniemi, President and CEO of Oriola-KD Corporation. Photos of the listing ceremony of Oriola-KD will be available on the Helsinki Stock Exchanges website at www.omxgroup.com/helsinkistockexchange Oriola-KD Corporation is included in the Health Care sector (35102010-Health Care Distributors). The trading code Oriolas Class A share will be OKDAV (ISIN code FI0009014344) and that of the Class B share OKDBV (ISIN code FI0009014351). For more information, please contact: Outi Ylitalo, Communications Specialist, Helsinki Stock Exchange +358 9 6166 7599 About Oriola-KD Corporation Oriola-KD is a leading company in pharmaceutical distribution and trade as well as in healthcare and dental trade. In addition to the main markets in Finland and Sweden the company has growing business operations in Baltic countries and Denmark. Invoicing of Oriola-KD in 2005 was EUR 2.4 billion and the number of personnel is 1500. About OMX OMX is a leading expert in the exchange industry. Through the Nordic Exchange in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Helsinki, Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, OMX offers access to approximately 80 percent of the Nordic and Baltic securities market. Our integrated technology solutions span the transaction chain enabling efficient securities transactions for exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories around the world. OMX is listed on the Nordic Exchange in Stockholm, Helsinki and Copenhagen. For more information, please visit www.omxgroup.com. PDF

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