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Oriola-KD to distribute Pfizer's pharmaceuticals in Sweden


Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Release 12 July 2006 at 09.00 a.m.

Kronans Droghandel AB, a subsidiary of Oriola-KD Group has signed an agreement
with Pfizer AB on the distribution of Pfizer's Rx (prescribed) pharmaceuticals
in Sweden. According to the new agreement Oriola-KD will distribute all
Pfizer's Rx pharmaceuticals in Sweden as of the second quarter 2007. Oriola-KD
is currently distributing approximately half of Pfizer's pharmaceuticals in

The market share of Pfizer in the Swedish pharmaceutical market in June 2006
was 9.2 per cent (9.4 per cent during January-June 2006), which makes Pfizer
the largest pharma company in Sweden (source: IMS Health). 

Oriola-KD's market share in the Swedish pharma distribution in June 2006 was
43.9 per cent (43.8 per cent during January-June 2006), (source: IMS Health). 

Oriola-KD Corporation

Eero Hautaniemi Kimmo Virtanen
President and CEO CFO

For further information please contact:

Oriola-KD Corporation
Kimmo Virtanen, CFO
Tel. +358 10 429 2069

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