Ahlstrom's financial statements bulletin 2008 to be published on February 5, 2009

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 21.01.2009
Ahlstrom Corporation will publish its financial statements bulletin 2008 on Thursday, February 5, 2009 approximately at 8.00 a.m. Finnish time.
Ahlstrom's President & CEO Jan Lång will present the financial statements in Finnish in a news conference in Helsinki on February 5, 2009 at 9.00 a.m. Finnish time. The conference for media and analysts will take place at Palace Gourmet banquet floor, address Eteläranta 10, floor 10, Union room. Welcome.
In addition, a conference call for analysts and investors will be held in English on February 5, 2009 at 1.30 p.m. Finnish time. The discussion will again be led by President & CEO Jan Lång. To participate in the teleconference, please dial +358 (0)9 2313 9202 a few minutes before the call. Use the title of the conference call: Ahlstrom conference call. A replay number is available until February 12, 2009. The number for the replay is +358 (0)9 2314 4681, access code: 823275.
The presentation material will be available at www.ahlstrom.com > Investors > IR presentations on February 5, 2009 after the financial statements bulletin has been published.
Ahlstrom Corporation
Niina Suhonen
Vice President, Corporate Communications
Main media
Ahlstrom in brief
Ahlstrom is a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of high performance fiber-based materials. Nonwovens and specialty papers, made by Ahlstrom, are used in a large variety of everyday products, such as filters, wipes, flooring, labels, and tapes. Based upon its unique fiber expertise and innovative approach, the company has a strong market position in several business areas in which it operates. Ahlstrom's 6,500 employees serve customers via sales offices and production facilities in more than 20 countries on six continents. In 2007, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1.8 billion. Ahlstrom's share is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. The company website is www.ahlstrom.com.