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RAPALA VMC CORPORATION'S ANNUAL SUMMARY 2012


Rapala VMC Corporation
Stock Exchange Release
January 4, 2013 at 2.30 p.m.

Rapala VMC Corporation has published a summary of releases issued in 2012 in accordance with Securities Market Act Chapter 2, 10 c §. The Annual Summary is available at corporate website www.rapalavmc.com.

RAPALA VMC CORPORATION

Jussi Ristimäki
Chief Financial Officer

For further information:
Jussi Ristimäki, Chief Financial Officer, tel. +358 9 7562 540

Distribution: NASDAQ OMX Helsinki and Main Media

Rapala VMC Corporation ("the Group") is a leading fishing tackle company and the global market leader in fishing lures, treble hooks and fishing related knives and tools. The Group also has a strong global position in other fishing categories and it is one of the leading distributors of outdoor, hunting and winter sport products in the Nordic countries. The Group has the largest distribution network in the industry. The main manufacturing facilities are located in Finland, France, Estonia, Russia, China, Indonesia and the UK. The Group brand portfolio includes the leading brand in the industry, Rapala, and other global brands like VMC, Sufix, Storm, Blue Fox, Luhr Jensen, Williamson, Dynamite Baits, Mora Ice, StrikeMaster, Marttiini and Peltonen. The Group, with net sales of EUR 279 million in 2011, employs some 2 000 people in 38 countries. Rapala VMC Corporation's share is listed and traded on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki stock exchange since 1998.






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Source: Rapala VMC Oyj via Thomson Reuters ONE

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