Marimekko holds 20,000 of its own shares, representing 0.25 percent of the total number of the company’s shares. Marimekko shares held by the company carry no voting rights and no entitlement to dividends.
In its stock exchange release of 18 May 2018, Marimekko announced that the company’s Board of Directors had decided to start acquiring the company’s own shares pursuant to the authorization granted by the Annual General Meeting on 12 April 2018. The maximum number of shares to be acquired was 20,000, representing about 0.25 percent of the total number of the company’s shares. The shares were acquired through public trading on Nasdaq Helsinki at the market price prevailing at the time of acquisition, during 1 June 2018 and 14 August 2018.