Shareholder structure

Treasury shares

 
 

Metsä Board does not hold any treasury shares.

Dividend

 
 

Metsä Board's dividend policy was updated as of 1 June 2017. According to the new dividend policy, Metsä Board aims to distribute at least 50 per cent of the result for the financial period as dividend every year.

Year Earnings per share Dividend per share Dividend pay-out-ratio
2012 0.51 0.06 12.0
2013 0.19 0.09 47.0
2014 0.20 0.12 57.0
2015 0.39 0.17 44.0
2016 0.25 0.19 76.0

 Management shareholding 

   

Metsä Board complies with the laws and regulations governing the securities markets, including the EU Market Abuse Regulation, the Finnish Securities Market Act and regulations issued by the European Securities and Markets Authority ESMA and the Finnish Financial Supervision Authority (FSA). Furthermore, Metsä Board complies with the Guidelines for Insiders of Listed Companies 2016 issued by Nasdaq Helsinki Oy.

Metsä Board has defined the managers required to disclose to the FSA and the Company all transactions made with Metsä Board shares and related financial instruments. Such managers include the Board of Directors and the CEO. The foregoing managers are further responsible for determining the persons and companies closely associated with them, who are also subject to similar disclosure requirements. Members of the Corporate Management Team (CMT) excluding the CEO are not subject to these requirements. However, CMT members are required by the Company to notify the Company of any changes in their holdings of Metsä Board shares and other financial instruments.

Metsä Board managers and persons involved in the preparation of financial reporting information may not trade in Metsä Board shares or other financial instruments instruments during the closed window period (i.e. a minimum 30 day period starting from the end of a reporting period and ending on the day of the Company’s interim accounts release or financial statement bulletin).

Shareholdings of the members of the Board of Directors and CEO as at 6 April 2017

​Holding
​Kari Jordan ​Chairman of the Board of Directors 1,033,147​ B shares
​Martti Asunta ​Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors 60,450 B shares
​Kirsi Komi ​Member of the Board of Directors ​64,064 B shares
​Kai Korhonen ​Member of the Board of Directors ​200,834 B shares
​Liisa Leino ​Member of the Board of Directors ​162,709 B shares
​Jussi LinnarantaMember of the Board of Directors​5,239 B shares
​Juha Niemelä ​Member of the Board of Directors ​162,709 B shares
​Veli Sundbäck ​Member of the Board of Directors ​53,729 B shares
​Erkki Varis ​Member of the Board of Directors ​117,301 B shares
​Mika JoukioCEO​​261,884 B shares

Shareholdings of the members of the Corporate Management Team (excl. CEO) as at 30 June 2017


​Holding
​Jussi Noponen ​CFO ​50,000 B shares
​Ari Kiviranta ​SVP, Development ​16,236 B shares
​Sari Pajari ​SVP, Marketing and Sales ​45,740 B shares
​Harri PihlajaniemiSVP, Production​​no ownership
​Susanna Tainio ​SVP, Human Resources ​20,505 B shares

Shareholdings are updated quarterly and information is based on managers' own notifications

Major shareholders

Metsä Board's biggest shareholders according to the number of shares and/or voting rights.

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