Wärtsilä Corporation has sold its shares in Assa Abloy AB (publ.), 7,270,350 B shares, for approximately EUR 135 million. Wärtsilä will record a capital gain of approximately EUR 117 million on this sale. The tax on the capital gain is close to EUR 32 million.
After this transaction Wärtsilä holds no shares in Assa Abloy.
For further information, please contact:
Mr Raimo Lind
Executive Vice President
Tel. +358 10 709 5640
Mr Markus Pietikäinen
Vice President, Group Treasury & Financial services
Tel. +358 10 7095630
Ms Josephine Mickwitz
Director, Investor Relations
Tel. +358 400 784889