Shares and shareholders

During January-September 2013, the volume of trades of Wärtsilä's shares on the Nasdaq OMX exchange was 69,337,677 shares, equivalent to a turnover of EUR 2,460 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 38,608,825 shares.


Shares on the Nasdaq OMX Helsinki Stock Exchange
Number of Number of
shares and shares traded
30.9.2013 votes 1-9/2013
WRT1V 197 241 130 69 337 677
1.1. - 30.9.2013 High Low Average 1 Close
Share price 39.00 32.71 35.49 33.38
1 Trade-weighted average price
30.9.2013 30.9.2012
Market capitalisation, EUR million  6 584 5 316
Foreign shareholders, % 52.0  49.8

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During the review period January-September 2013, Wärtsilä was informed of the following changes in ownership:

On 25 September, BlackRock, Inc. decreased it holding in Wärtsilä. Following the transaction BlackRock Inc. owned 9,824,523 shares or 4.98% of Wärtsilä’s share capital and total votes.

On 7 February, Wärtsilä was informed that Fiskars Corporation and Investor AB had completed the legal combination into a joint venture in accordance with a release published on 24 April 2012. At the time of the announcement, the total ownership for the joint company, Avlis AB, and its wholly owned subsidiary, Avlis Invest AB (formerly Instoria AB), was 42,948,325 or 21.77% of Wärtsilä’s share capital and votes. Fiskars owned 59.7% of Avlis AB and Investor 40.3%.


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