Helsinki, January 10, 2013 – The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announced today the result of the semi-annual review of the OMX Helsinki 25 Index (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki: OMXH25).

Huhtamäki Oyj (HUH1V) will become a component of the OMXH25 Index prior to market open on Friday, February 1, 2013.  Huhtamäki will replace Sanoma Oyj (SAA1V).

Huhtamäki Oyj is headquartered in Espoo, Finland, and has a market capitalization of approximately EUR 1.37 billion and was listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki in 1959. Huhtamaki is a global manufacturer of consumer and specialty packaging. For more information about the company, go to www.huhtamaki.fi.

The OMX Helsinki 25 Index, launched in 1988, is the leading equity index for the Finnish equity market including the 25 most traded Blue chip companies on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. The index is designed to track the Finnish equity market and act as underlying for financial products such as options, futures, exchange-traded funds and mutual funds.

The OMX Helsinki 25 index constituents effective February 1, 2013, are:

Amer Sports Corporation Metso Corporation Pohjola Bank A
Cargotec Oyj Neste Oil Corporation Rautaruukki Corporation
Elisa Corporation Nokia Corporation Sampo Plc A
Fortum Corporation Nokian Tyres Plc Stora Enso Oyj R
Huhtamäki Oyj Nordea Bank AB FDR Telia Sonera AB
Kemira Oyj Orion Corporation B UPM-Kymmene Corporation
Kesko Corporation B Outokumpu Oyj Wärtsilä Corporation
KONE Corporation Outotec Oyj YIT Corporation
Konecranes Plc    
     
         

 

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Maarit Bystedt
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