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Oriola-KD has made the closing of the Russian acquisition


Oriola-KD Corporation Stock Exchange Release 21 April 2008 at 3.00 pm
Oriola-KD Corporation has completed the closing of the transaction to
acquire Russian pharmaceutical retail and wholesale companies Vitim &
Co and Moron Ltd on 21 April 2008. As part of the acquisition a
Finnish company under the name Foreti Oy has been founded which fully
owns the Moscow-based pharmacy retail company Vitim and the
pharmaceutical wholesale company Moron. Oriola-KD's share of Foreti
Oy after the transaction is 75 percent and the founders of Russian
companies Igor Yankov and Oleg Yankov have together a 25 percent
share of Foreti Oy.  
Oriola-KD Corporation

Eero Hautaniemi
President and CEO

Kimmo Virtanen

Further information:

Pellervo Hämäläinen
Vice President, Communications and IR
Tel. +358 (0)10 429 2497

OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki Oy
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