Raisio plc      Stock Exchange Release, 15 November 2017


The Board of Directors of Raisio plc has decided in its meeting held on 2 November 2017 to convert a total of 86,961 restricted shares (series K) into free shares (series V). The decision has been entered in the Trade Register today, on 15 November 2017. The additional lot of free shares in question is admitted to trading on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd as of 16 November 2017.

Since the beginning of 2017, a total of 139,577 restricted shares of the company have been converted into free shares. The number of issued free shares is now 132,605,516 while the number of restricted shares is 32,543,514. The share capital entitles to 783,475,796 votes.

Since the conversion occurs between the two share classes, it does not affect the company’s registered share capital, which remains unaltered at EUR 27,776,072 and is divided into 165,149,030 shares.

The converted free shares have equal rights with the free shares issued earlier entitling to the right to the next succeeding profit to be shared as well as to other shareholder rights as of today.

Raisio plc

Heidi Hirvonen
Communications and IR Manager
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Raisio plc

Raisio is an international food and feed company focusing on wellbeing and profitable growth. The core of Raisio’s strategy consists of plant-based, healthy and responsible branded products. Benecol is an international success story in cholesterol lowering. Our well-known local brands include Elovena, Nordic, Fox’s and Pedro as well as cattle feed Maituri and Baltic Blend fish feeds. We promote sustainable food chain and develop innovations to enhance wellbeing. Raisio plc’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. In 2016, the Group's net sales totalled EUR 436 million and comparable EBIT was EUR 50.7 million. The Group employs some 1,400 people. For more information on Raisio go to www.raisio.com/en