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2016-04-01

Asiakastieto Group Oyj: Decisions taken by Asiakastieto Group Plc's Annual General Meeting and Board of Directors

ASIAKASTIETO GROUP PLC, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 1 APRIL 2016, 3.30 P.M. EEST

Decisions taken by Asiakastieto Group Plc's Annual General Meeting and Board
of Directors

Asiakastieto Group Plc's Annual General Meeting on 1 Aptril 2016 approved the
Financial Statements and discharged the members of the Board of Directors and
the company's CEO from liability for the financial year 2015. The Meeting
approved the Board of Directors' proposal to pay a dividend of EUR 0,77 per
share. The dividend will be paid to shareholders who are recorded in the
company's shareholder register maintained by Euroclear Finland Ltd. The
record date is 5 April 2016. The dividend will be paid on 12 April 2016.

Annual General Meeting also authorised the Board, at its discretion, to
resolve the distribution of funds to shareholders as capital repayment from
the reserve for invested unrestricted equity of no more than EUR 0.23 per
share

Decisions taken by Asiakastieto Group Plc's Annual General Meeting

Board of Directors and Auditor

In accordance with the proposal of the Shareholders Nomination Board, the
Annual General Meeting resolved that the Board of Directors will consist of
five members.

In accordance with the proposal of the Shareholders Nomination Board Petri
Carpén, Bo Harald and Anna-Maria Ronkainen were re-elected as members of the
Board of Directors and Patrick Lapveteläinen and Carl-Magnus Månsson were
elected as new members.

In accordance with the proposal of the Shareholders Nomination Board, the
Annual General Meeting resolved that the Chairman of the Board of Directors
be remunerated EUR 40,000 annually and that the members of the Board of
Directors be remunerated EUR 25,000 annually. No separate remuneration for
attendance to meetings of the Board of Directors will be paid. For attending
the Board Committee meetings, the Chairmen of the Committees will be
remunerated EUR 500 per meeting and the Committee members shall be
remunerated EUR 400 per meeting. The members of the Shareholders' Nomination
Board will not be remunerated. Reasonable travel expenses for attending the
meetings will be reimbursed to the members.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy, Authorized Public Accountants firm, was re-elected
as the company's auditor. PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy has notified the company
that Authorised Public Accountant Juha Matti Tuomala would be the
auditor-in-charge. The remuneration of the auditor will be paid according to
the reasonable invoice approved by the Board of Directors' Audit Committee.

Authorising the Board of Directors to resolve on the issuance of shares

Annual General Meeting authorized the Board of Directors to resolve on one or
more issuances, which contain the right to issue new shares or dispose of the
shares in the possession of the company. The authorisation would consist of
up to 1,000,000 shares in the aggregate. Authorising the Board of Directors
to decide on the repurchase of the company's own shares

The Board of Directors was authorised to decide on a directed issue. The
authorisation is proposed to be used for material arrangements from the
company's point of view, such as financing or implementing business
arrangements or investments or for other such purposes determined by the
Board of Directors in which case a weighty financial reason for issuing
shares would exist.

The Board of Directors was authorised to resolve on all other terms and
conditions of the issuance of shares, including the payment period, grounds
for the determination of the subscription price and subscription price or
allocation of shares free of charge or that the subscription price may be
paid besides in cash also by other assets either partially or entirely.

The authorisation is proposed to be effective for 18 months from the close of
the Annual General Meeting. The authorisation will cancel the share issue
authorisation granted to the Board of Directors by the written resolution of
the sole shareholder of the company on 10 March 2015.

Authorising the Board of Directors to decide on the repurchase of the
company's own shares

Annual General Meeting authorized the Board of Directors to decide on the
repurchase of maximum of 1,000,000 company's own shares, in one or several
instalments.

The shares will be repurchased with the company's unrestricted shareholders'
equity, and the repurchases will reduce funds available for distribution of
profits. The shares can be repurchased for example to develop the company's
capital structure, carry out or finance potential corporate acquisitions or
other business arrangements, to be used as a part of the company's incentive
programme or to be otherwise conveyed further, retained as treasury shares,
or cancelled.

Shares may be repurchased in accordance with the resolution of the Board of
Directors also in a proportion other than in which shares are owned by the
shareholders (directed acquisition), using funds belonging to the company's
unrestricted equity and at the market price of the shares quoted on regulated
market organized by Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd or otherwise established on the
market at the time of the repurchase.

The Board of Directors will decide how shares will be repurchased. Among other
means, derivatives may be used in acquiring the shares. According to the
authorisation, the Board of Directors decides on all other matters related to
the repurchase of the shares. The authorisation is proposed to be effective
for 18 months from the close of the Annual General Meeting. The authorisation
will cancel the authorisation to repurchase the company's shares granted to
the Board of Directors by the written resolution of the sole shareholder of
the company on 10 March 2015.

The minutes of the meeting will be available on Asiakastieto Group's Investors
site at investors.asiakastieto.fi latest on 15 April 2016.

Decisions by THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The organizational meeting of the Board of Directors elected among its members
Patrick Lapveteläinen as Chairperson of the Board of Directors and Bo Harald
as Vive-Chairperson of the Board of Directors.

The Board of Directors has in its organization meeting evaluated the
independence of the Directors according to the Finnish Corporate Governance
Code. The Board noted that all members of the Board are independent of the
Company and all except Patrick Lapveteläinen are independent of the
significant shareholders. The Board of Directors noted the Company is in
compliance with recommendation 10 of the CG Code.

Helsinki, 1 April 2016

ASIAKASTIETO GROUP PLC
The Board of Directors

For further information:
Jukka Ruuska, CEO
tel. +358 10 270 7111

Distribution:
Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd
major media
investors.asiakastieto.fi

Asiakastieto Group is one of the leading providers of business and consumer
information services in Finland. The Group's products and services are
primarily used for risk management, finance and administration,
decision-making and sales and marketing purposes. The Group has approximately
13 000 contract customers and it serves several industries, the largest ones
including finance and banking, wholesale and retail sectors and expert
services. In 2015, the Group's net sales totaled 43,7 million euros and at
the end of 2015, the Group employed 152 people. Asiakastieto Group's share is
listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd under symbol ATG1V. For more information about
Asiakastieto Group, please visit www.asiakastieto.fi.

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Source: Asiakastieto Group Oyj via Globenewswire

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