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Trading in the demerging Orion's shares on the Helsinki Stock Exchange ends today, 30 June 2006


Stock Exchange Release 30 June 2006 at 09.00 a.m.

The present Orion Corporation will demerge into two new companies, Orion
Corporation and Oriola-KD Corporation on 1 July 2006. Trading in the Class A
and Class B shares of the demerging Orion will end today, 30 June 2006, on the
Helsinki Stock Exchange. 

On Monday morning 3 July 2006, the demerging Orion's shares will not be traded
in the Post Trading Session II. The first trading day for the Class A and Class
B shares of the two new companies will be 3 July 2006. 

Orion Corporation

Jukka Viinanen Olli Huotari
President and CEO General Counsel

Helsinki Stock Exchange

Orion Corporation
Corporate Administration
Orionintie 1A, 02200 Espoo