Atria Group plc's share issue subscriptions have been approved

15.5.2006 14:00
Atria Group plc's share issue subscriptions have been approved

These materials are not an offer for sale of the shares in the United States. The
shares may not be sold in the United States without registration or an exemption
from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Atria Group
plc does not intend to register any portion of the offering in the United States
or to conduct a public offering of shares in the United States.

Atria Group plc's ('Company') Board of Directors has approved the subscriptions
made in the directed share issue. All the offered 1,100,000 new Series A shares
were subscribed in the share issue. In consequence of the share issue the share
capital of the Company will be increased by 1,870,000 euro.

After the increase of share capital the Company's share capital is 37,727,637.60
euro divided into 22,192,728 shares, of which 12,988,747 are Series A shares and
9,203,981 are Series KII shares.

The new shares entitle to all future dividends and produce the other
shareholders' rights in the Company once the corresponding increase of the share
capital has been entered into the trade register.

The increase of share capital will be entered into the trade register on or about
16 May 2006. The new Series A shares will be introduced for trade on the main
list of the Helsinki Stock Exchange together with the existing series A shares of
the Company on or about 17 May 2006.

Board of Directors

For further information, please contact President & CEO Matti Tikkakoski, tel.
+358 50 2582 or Finance Director Erkki Roivas, tel. +358 400 160 893

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