Marimekko Corporation’s share is quoted in the Consumer Discretionary sector of NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. Marimekko Corporation was listed on the I List of the Helsinki Stock Exchange in March 1999 and on the main list on 27 December 2002.
The company has one series of shares, each conferring the same voting rights to their holders. The company’s shares have been included in the book entry register since 17 February 1999.
Share capital and number of shares
Marimekko Corporation’s fully paid-up share capital, as recorded in the Trade Register, amounts to EUR 8,040,000. The number of shares is 40,649,170.
Marimekko has neither made nor is aware of any shareholder agreements concerning the company’s shares or other commitments agreeing on the company’s ownership or the use of voting rights.
Marimekko aims to pay a regular dividend every year. The dividends to be paid and their amount and the payout date depend on the company’s financial result, financial situation, equity ratio, need for working capital and other factors. Marimekko intends to follow a stable and active dividends policy that by and large reflects the company’s earnings trend. Marimekko’s goal is to distribute as dividends at least half of earnings per share annually.
Dividend for 2020
The Annual General Meeting on 14 April 2021 authorized the Board to decide on the payment of a maximum dividend of EUR 1.00 per share in one or several instalments at a later stage. On 15 February 2022, the Board made use of the authorization and decided that a dividend of EUR 1.00 per share be paid for 2020 in one instalment. The dividend payout record date was 17 February 2022, and the dividend payout date was 24 February 2022.
Dividend for 2021
The Annual General Meeting on 12 April 2022 decided to distribute a regular dividend of EUR 1.60 and an extraordinary dividend of EUR 2.00 per share for 2021. The dividend payout record date was set on 14 April 2022 and the dividend payout date on 25 April 2022.
According to the book-entry register, Marimekko Corporation had 23,323 registered shareholders at the end of 2021. Of the shares, 17.41 percent were owned by nominee-registered or non-Finnish holders at the year end.
Monthly updated information about the largest shareholders is available under Shareholders.
On 17 February 2022, members of the Board of Directors and the Management Group of the company either directly or indirectly owned 1,088,690 shares, i.e. 13.39 percent of the number and voting rights of the company’s shares.
Changes in the share capital and number of shares
The Annual General Meeting on 12 April 2022 decided that in order to enhance the liquidity of the company’s shares, new shares shall be issued to the shareholders without payment in proportion to their holdings so that four (4) new shares are issued for each share (split). In addition, in the share issue without payment, new shares will similarly be issued without payment to the company on the basis of treasury shares held by the company. In total, 32,519,336 new shares were issued to the shareholders who were registered in the shareholders’ register maintained by Euroclear Finland Ltd on the record date of the share issue, i.e. 14 April 2022.
Personnel share issues 2019
In the personnel share issue organized by Marimekko Corporation in 2019, the company’s Board of Directors approved subscriptions for a total of 40,224 new shares, with a subscription price totaling EUR 725,988.
Personnel share issue 2012
In the personnel share issue organized by Marimekko Corporation in 2012, the company’s Board of Directors approved subscriptions for a total of 49,610 new shares, with a subscription price totaling EUR 501,449.
In 2003, the company’s number of shares was doubled (split), without increasing the share capital, in proportion to the existing holdings of shareholders. Due to doubling the number of shares, each share with an accounting counter value of two euros was split into two shares with an accounting counter value of one euro each.
Bonus issue 2003
In 2003, the company’s share capital was increased by means of a bonus issue of EUR 2,680,000, from EUR 5,360,000 to EUR 8,040,000. In the bonus issue, 2,680,000 new shares with an accounting counter value of one euro were issued. The bonus issue was implemented by transferring EUR 2,680,000 to the share capital so that the funds from the premium fund and reserve fund were transferred in full and the rest from retained earnings. In the bonus issue, a shareholder received, without consideration, one new share for each two post-split shares with an accounting counter value of one euro.