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Rapala VMC Corporation
Stock Exchange Release
April 10, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.


The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Rapala VMC Corporation adopted the financial
statement of the financial year 2013 and discharged the members of the Board of
Directors and the CEO from the liability for the financial year that ended on
December 31, 2013.

The AGM approved the Board of Director's proposal that a dividend of EUR 0.24
per share is paid. The dividend will be paid on April 24, 2014 to the
shareholders who on the record date of April 15, 2014 are registered as
shareholders in the company's shareholders' register kept by the Euroclear
Finland Ltd.

The AGM approved that the Board of Directors consists of seven members. The re-
elected members of the Board of Directors were Jorma Kasslin, Eero Makkonen,
Marc Speeckaert, Jan-Henrik Schauman, Christophe Viellard, Emmanuel Viellard,
and as a new member Julia Aubertin was elected. The AGM resolved that the annual
fee paid to each Board member is EUR 45 000 and EUR 100 000 to the Chairman of
the Board.

Ernst & Young Oy, Authorized Public Accountants, was appointed as Rapala VMC
Corporation's auditor.

In accordance with the Board of Directors' proposal, the AGM authorized the
Board of Directors to resolve to repurchase a maximum of 2 000 000 own shares by
using funds in the unrestricted equity. The proposed number of shares
corresponds to less than 10 per cent of all shares in the company. The shares
may be repurchased to develop the company's capital structure. In addition, the
shares may be repurchased to finance or carry out business acquisitions or other
arrangements, to settle the company's equity-based incentive plans, to be
transferred for other purposes, or to be cancelled. The shares may be
repurchased in deviation from the proportion of the shares held by the
shareholders. The shares will be repurchased through public trading arranged by
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Oy at the market price of the acquisition date. The shares
will be acquired and paid in pursuance of the rules of NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Oy
and applicable rules regarding the payment period and other terms of the
payment. The authorization is in force until the end of the next Annual General
Meeting, however, no longer than until June 30, 2015.

The Board of Directors of Rapala VMC Corporation has on April 10, 2014 elected
Emmanuel Viellard as the Chairman of the Board of Directors.


Jorma Kasslin
Chief Executive Officer

For further information, please contact:
Olli Aho, Company Counsel, tel. +358 9 7562 540

Distribution: NASDAQ OMX Helsinki and main media

Rapala VMC Corporation ("the Group") is a leading fishing tackle company and the
global  market leader in fishing lures,  treble hooks and fishing related knives
and  tools.  The  Group  also  has  a  strong  global  position in other fishing
categories  and it is  one of the  leading distributors of  outdoor, hunting and
winter  sport  products  in  the  Nordic  countries.  The  Group has the largest
distribution  network  in  the  industry.  The main manufacturing facilities are
located  in Finland, France,  Estonia, Russia, China,  Indonesia and the UK. The
Group  brand portfolio includes  the leading brand  in the industry, Rapala, and
other  global brands like VMC, Sufix,  Storm, Blue Fox, Luhr Jensen, Williamson,
Dynamite  Baits, Mora Ice, StrikeMaster, Marttiini and Peltonen. The Group, with
net sales of EUR 287 million in 2013, employs some 2 500 people in 39 countries.
Rapala  VMC Corporation's share is listed and  traded on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki
stock exchange since 1998.