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Final account of the demerged Orion Corporation


Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Release 14 September 2006 at 12.30 p.m.

The Board of Directors of the demerged and dissolved Orion Corporation has
handled the final account of the company, in compliance with chapter 14 a
section 5 of the Companies Act (734/1978). As the assets and liabilities of the
demerged company were transferred to the recipient companies, no proposal for
the distribution of profits is given. 

A meeting of the shareholders of the demerged Orion, provided for in the
Companies Act, will be held on 16 October 2006 at 4.00 p.m. in Helsinki, at the
congress premises of the Helsinki Fair Centre, address Messuaukio 1, 00520
Helsinki. The meeting will handle the final account of the demerged Orion
Corporation and the discharge from liability for the members of the Board of
Directors and the Managing Director for the period of 1 January - 1 July 2006. 

The documents provided for in the Companies Act shall be held available as of 2
October 2006 for the shareholders at the head office of the new Orion
Corporation in Espoo, address: Orionintie 1 A, 02200 Espoo, and they will be
sent to a shareholder upon request. 

Shareholders who were registered in the shareholder register of the demerged
Orion, maintained by the Finnish Central Securities Depository Ltd., on 1 July
2006 have the right to attend the meeting. 

A shareholder shall inform the company of his intention to attend the meeting
no later than Wednesday, 11 October 2006, 4.00 p.m. Finnish time. Registrations
in writing are requested to be addressed to Orion Corporation, Shareholder
affairs, P.O.Box 65, FIN-02101 Espoo, Finland. Registrations by phone will be
received by Ms. Heli Lindqvist, phone +358 10 426 3732, or Ms. Lotta Lindström,
phone +358 10 429 3718. Registrations by telefax should be transmitted to +358
10 426 2801. 

Oriola-KD Corporation

Eero Hautaniemi          Henry Haarla
President and CEO     General Counsel

Helsinki Stock Exchange
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