Authorizations

Authorizing the Board of Directors to decide on the repurchase of the Company's own shares

The General Meeting held on April 19, 2016 authorized the Board of Directors to decide on the repurchase of the Company's own shares as follows.

The amount of own shares to be repurchased shall not exceed 3,500,000 shares, which corresponds to approximately 9.83 per cent of all of the shares in the company. Only the unrestricted equity of the company can be used to repurchase own shares on the basis of the authorization. Own shares can be repurchased at a price formed in public trading on the date of the repurchase or otherwise at a price formed on the market. The Board of Directors decides how own shares will be repurchased. Own shares can be repurchased using, inter alia, derivatives. Own shares can be repurchased otherwise than in proportion to the shareholdings of the shareholders (directed repurchase).

The authorization cancels the authorization given by the General Meeting on April 15, 2015 to decide on the repurchase of the company's own shares. The authorization is effective until June 30, 2017.

Authorizing the Board fo Directors to decide on the issuance of shares as well as the issuance of special rights entitling to shares

The General meeting held on April 19, 2016 authorized the Board of Directors to decide on the issuance of shares and other special rights entitling to shares referred to in chapter 10 section 1 of the Companies Act as follows.

The amount of shares to be issued shall not exceed 7,000,000 shares, which corresponds to approximately 19.66 per cent of all of the shares in the company. The Board of Directors decides on all the conditions of the issuance of shares and of special rights entitling to shares. The authorization concerns both the issuance of new shares as well as the transfer of treasury shares. The issuance of shares and of special rights entitling to shares may be carried out in deviation from the shareholders' pre-emptive rights (directed issue).

The authorization cancels the authorization given by the General Meeting on April 15, 2015 to decide on the issuance of shares as well as the issuance of other special rights entitling to shares referred to in Chapter 10 Section 1 of the Companies Act. The authorization is effective until June 30, 2017.