Shares and shareholders

During 2012, the volume of trades on the Nasdaq OMX exchange was 159,852,645 shares, equivalent to a turnover of EUR 4,380 million. Wärtsilä's shares are also traded on alternative exchanges, such as Chi-X, Turquoise and BATS. The total trading volume on these alternative exchanges was 84,900,518 shares.

Shares on the Nasdaq OMX Helsinki Stock Exchange
31.12.2012 Number of
shares and votes
Number of shares traded 1-12/2012
WRT1V 197 241 130 159 852 645
1.1. - 31.12.2012 High Low Average 1 Close
Share price 33.11 22.30 27.31 32.72
1 Trade-weighted average price
Market capitalisation 31.12.2012 31.12.2011
EUR million 6 454 4 402
Foreign shareholders 31.12.2012 31.12.2011
% 51.0 47.0

 

Flagging notifications

During the review period January-December 2012, Wärtsilä was informed of the following changes in ownership:

On 24 April 2012, Wärtsilä was informed of Fiskars Group's and Investor AB's agreement to merge their ownership interest through a joint venture. Fiskars Group had, through its subsidiary Avlis AB, sold Wärtsilä shares on 23 April 2012 and owned less than 3/20 (15%) of the company's votes. Following the transaction, Avlis AB owned 25,641,347 shares or 13% of Wärtsilä's share capital and total votes. Investor AB had, through its subsidiary Aktiebolaget Navigare, purchased Wärtsilä shares on 23 April 2012 and owned more than 1/20 (5%) of the company's votes. Following the transaction, Aktiebolaget Navigare owned 12,701,821 shares or 6.44% of Wärtsilä's share capital and total votes. The joint ownership of Fiskars Group and Investor AB exceeded 3/20 (15%), and totalled 38,343,168 shares or 19.44% of Wärtsilä's share capital and votes.

On 26 April 2012, Investor AB increased its holding in Wärtsilä. Following the transaction, the joint ownership of Fiskars Group and Investor AB was 40,317,168 shares or 20.44% of Wärtsilä's share capital and votes.

On 29 June 2012, BlackRock, Inc. increased its holding in Wärtsilä. Following the transaction BlackRock Inc. owned 9,945,554 shares or 5.04% of Wärtsilä's share capital and total votes.

On 13 December 2012, Investor AB's subsidiary Aktiebolaget Navigare transferred all of its Wärtsilä shares to Instoria Aktiebolaget, a total of 17,306,978 shares corresponding to 8.77% of the share capital and votes. Instoria Aktiebolaget is a wholly owned subsidiary of Investor AB. The joint ownership of Fiskars Group and Investor AB in Wärtsilä Corporation did not change or reach a flagging notification limit.

Share price development 2012

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