Annual General Meeting
The 2006 Annual General Meeting of Elisa Corporation will be held at the Helsinki Fair Centre, Messuaukio 1, Helsinki, at 2:00 pm on Monday, 27 March 2006.
Shareholders must announce their intention to attend the meeting by 8:00 pm (Finnish time) on Sunday, 19 March 2006. This should be done either by writing to Elisa Corporation, Contact Center Services/Sö A 6201, P.O. Box 30, FI-00061 ELISA, Finland; by telephone: +358 800 0 6242 any day of the week from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm; by fax: +358 10 262 2727; or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shareholders registered in the company?s shareholders? register maintained by the Finnish Central Securities Depository Ltd by Friday, 17 March 2006, are eligible to attend the Annual General Meeting. Shareholders are entitled to make proposals at the Annual General Meeting and to address the meeting. Shareholders will exercise their voting rights according to their number of shares. Each share carries one vote, and final decisions at the Annual General Meeting are made by voting.
Distribution of profit
In accordance with Elisa?s dividend policy, the dividend payment is 40-60 per cent of the profit for the financial period. Distribution of profit includes dividend payment and purchase of treasury shares.
The Board of Directors will propose that a dividend of EUR 0.70 per share be distributed for 2005. The dividend approved by the Annual General Meeting will be paid to shareholders listed in the company?s shareholder register maintained by the Finnish Central Securities Depository Ltd on the record date. The record date for the dividend payment is 30 March 2006. The dividends will be paid out starting on 6 April 2006.
Elisa Corporation will publish an annual report and interim reports on 25 April 2006, 25 July 2006 and 20 October 2006. The annual reports and interim reports will be published in Finnish and English, and they may be ordered by phone at +358 50 305 1605.
The annual report, interim reports, information about the Annual General Meeting, stock exchange releases and other investor information are also posted on Elisa?s web site under the heading ?Investors? at www.elisa.com.
The contact person for Elisa?s Investor Relations
Director, IR and Financial Communication
Tel. +358 10 262 3036, +358 50 520 5555
Fax +358 10 262 5723