Change in the holding of Ahlstrom's own shares

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE June 1, 2016 at 12.30

Change in the holding of Ahlstrom's own shares

A total of 3,943 of shares have today been returned to Ahlstrom Corporation in accordance with the terms and conditions of the company's share-based long-term incentive plan 2013-2015.

The returned shares had initially been transferred without consideration to a key person who participated in the plan mentioned above. After the return, Ahlstrom holds 72,752 own shares corresponding to approximately 0.16% of the total shares and votes.

For more information, please contact:
Juho Erkheikki
Financial Communications & Investor Relations Manager
Tel. +358 10 888 4731

Ahlstrom in brief
Ahlstrom provides innovative fiber-based materials with a function in everyday life. We are committed to growing and creating stakeholder value by proving the best performing sustainable fiber-based materials. Our products are used in everyday applications such as filters, medical fabrics, life science and diagnostics, wallcovers, tapes, and food and beverage packaging. In 2015, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1.1 billion. Our 3,300 employees serve customers in 22 countries. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the Nasdaq Helsinki. More information is available at