Reporting and Communication Principles
Channels, Languages and Availability of the Reports
Stock exchange releases and all other relevant information on Bittium will be simultaneously published in Finnish and English.
Bittium will deliver all stock exchange releases without delay to Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. and all the main media, as well as publish them on the Company's website. Furthermore, the Company will send an e-mail to everyone who has electronically subscribed to them.
Press releases will be published on the Company's website, delivered to all main media and sent to everyone who has electronically subscribed to them.
The financial statement, annual report, corporate governance statement, audit report and half-year financial report (and the previously published three and nine months interim reports) will remain available on Bittium's website for at least 10 years.
Bittium's other regulated information, for example, stock exchange releases and Annual General Meeting materials, will remain available on Bittium´s website for at least 5 years.
Other essential material, such as media and investor communication presentations, possible phone conferences and webcasts will remain available on Bittium's website at least for a year.
Investor and Analyst Relations
Bittium actively meets with capital market representatives
An event will be arranged for the (media), analysts and institutional investors in connection with the result announcement. They can participate in the event on-site or via phone.
Bittium meets with analysts and media representatives at other times as well, excluding the silent period. New undisclosed information or such supplementary information that may constitute inside information together with the previously published information will not be published during these events.
Analysts observing Bittium are published on the Company´s website. Bittium is not responsible for the opinions of the analysts or assessments or recommendations published by them.
Bittium adheres to a so-called silent period prior to the announcement of its financial reports, during which Bittium´s representative will not meet with capital market representatives and refrain from commenting on the Company´s financial position or the Company´s or market´s future prospects.
During the silent period, the management and other key personnel (including persons involved in preparing the interim report or annual financial statement) are not allowed to trade financial instruments according to Bittium´s Insider Guidelines.
The silent period starts 30 days before the announcement of the financial reports and lasts until they have been published.
The date of the financial report announcements and silent period can be checked from the investor calendar on Bittium´s website.
Bittium´s Insider Guidelines are described in the Corporate Governance Statement.
Exceptional Situations and Rumors
Bittium will usually not comment on rumors circulating on the market, share price performance, analysts´ assessments or competitors´ or customers´ actions.
If significant incorrect or misleading information on Bittium is circulating on the market and this information is likely to affect the price of the Company´s financial instrument, Bittium may publish a stock exchange release to provide the market with correct information.
In cases where the rumor is clearly related to inside information which has been delayed, the inside information will be published as soon as possible after the said rumor is sufficiently precise to indicate that the confidentiality of the information can no longer be guaranteed.
If inside information concerning Bittium has been leaked, Bittium will publish such information without delay.
Bittium has defined the Group's internal crisis communication guidelines, which are applied to the communication and flow of information in Bittium's crisis situations.
If a situation is classified as a crisis situation, the Group's Corporate Communications and Marketing and Investor Relations Director will convene a crisis team meeting.
The crisis team consists of the CEO, CFO, Chief Legal Officer, Human Resources Director and Corporate Communications and Marketing and Investor Relations Director.
In crisis situations, the assurance of the quality of information published, promptness and activeness are emphasized.