Change in the holding of YIT's own shares

| Source: YIT

Helsinki, 2014-01-02 08:00 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- YIT CORPORATION             STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE JANUARY 2, 2014 AT 9:00 AM



YIT Corporation has received a return of 861 shares free of consideration according to the terms and conditions of YIT's share-based incentive scheme. Originally the shares were conveyed to YIT's key persons in connection with the reward payment from the 2012 earning period under the share-based incentive scheme for 2010-2016. 

After the return of the shares YIT held a total of 1,633,286 of its own shares as of December 31, 2013.


For further information, please contact:


Sanna Kaje, Vice President, Investor Relations, YIT Corporation, +358 50 390 6750,



Sanna Kaje

Vice President, Investor Relations


Distribution: NASDAQ OMX, principal media,


YIT leads the way in the construction sector by creating more attractive and sustainable urban environments in Finland, Russia, the Baltic countries, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. YIT builds housing, business premises and infrastructure, develops entire areas, and offers YIT is a construction industry leader. We create better living environments in Finland, Russia, the Baltic countries, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Over 100 years of experience have secured for us a strong market position: We are the largest housing developer and one of the largest business premises and infrastructure developers in Finland, and the most significant foreign housing and area developer in Russia.  Our vision is to stay one step ahead – while caring for our customers, partners and personnel. We have more than 6,000 employees in seven countries. In 2012, our revenue amounted to approximately EUR 2 billion. Our share is listed on Nasdaq OMX Helsinki.