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2016-10-31

NOKIA: Nokia announces that the offer period of its public buy-out offer for Alcatel-Lucent securities has now closed

Nokia Corporation

Stock Exchange Release
October 31, 2016 at 18:45 (CET +1)

Nokia announces that the offer period of its public buy-out offer for
Alcatel-Lucent securities has now closed

Espoo, Finland - The offer period in Nokia's public buy-out offer for
Alcatel-Lucent remaining shares (the "Shares"), bonds convertible into new or
exchangeable for existing Shares due on January 30, 2019 (the "2019
OCEANEs"), and bonds convertible into new or exchangeable for existing Shares
due on January 30, 2020 (the "2020 OCEANEs", and together with the 2019
OCEANEs, the "OCEANEs") (the "Public Buy-Out Offer") has now closed.
Accordingly, holders of Alcatel-Lucent Shares and OCEANEs may no longer
tender their securities into the Public Buy-Out Offer.

The results of the Public Buy-Out Offer will be published by the French stock
market authority (Autorité des marchés financiers
, "AMF"), on November 2, 2016, which is also the date on which the squeeze-out
of all Alcatel-Lucent Shares and OCEANEs not tendered into the Public Buy-Out
Offer will occur (the "Squeeze-Out", and together with the Public Buy-Out
Offer, the "Offer"), in accordance with the AMF general regulation. In the
Squeeze-Out, the Shares and OCEANEs not tendered into the Public Buy-Out
Offer will be transferred to Nokia for the same consideration as the
consideration of the Public Buy-Out Offer,i.e.
, EUR 3.50 per Alcatel-Lucent Share, EUR 4.51 per 2019 OCEANE and EUR 4.50 per
2020 OCEANE, net of all costs.

The documentation relating to the Offer, which includes Nokia and
Alcatel-Lucent's joint offer document (note d'information conjointe
) and Nokia's and Alcatel-Lucent's respective "other information" documents,
is available on the AMF website (www.amf-france.org), on Nokia's website
(http://company.nokia.com/en/investors/financial-reports/filings-related-...),
and on Alcatel-Lucent's website (www5.alcatel-lucent.com).

Media Enquiries
:

Nokia
Communications
Tel. +358 (0) 10 448 4900
Email: press.services@nokia.com

Investor Enquiries
:

Nokia
Investor Relations
Tel. +358 4080 3 4080
Email: investor.relations@nokia.com

About Nokia
Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things.
Powered by the innovation of Nokia Bell Labs and Nokia Technologies, the
company is at the forefront of creating and licensing the technologies that
are increasingly at the heart of our connected lives.

With state-of-the-art software, hardware and services for any type of network,
Nokia is uniquely positioned to help communication service providers,
governments, and large enterprises deliver on the promise of 5G, the Cloud
and the Internet of Things. www.nokia.com

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Further information on the transaction can be found at:
www.newconnectivity.com

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN WHOLE OR IN PART IN, INTO OR
FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE
RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF THAT JURISDICTION

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This stock exchange release contains forward-looking statements that reflect
Nokia's current expectations and views of future events and developments.
Some of these forward-looking statements can be identified by terms and
phrases such as "expect", "will" and similar expressions. These
forward-looking statements include statements relating to:
the expected date of announcement of the results by the
AMF, the
implementation date of the Squeeze-Out, and consideration offered in the
Squeeze-Out
. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and
uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control, which could cause actual
results to differ materially from such statements. These forward-looking
statements are based on our beliefs, assumptions and expectations of future
performance, taking into account the information currently available to us.
These statements are only predictions based upon our current expectations and
views of future events and developments. Risks and uncertainties include:
AMF's regulation of the Offer as well as other risk factors listed from time
to time in Nokia's and Alcatel-Lucent's filings with (or documents furnished
to) the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC").

The forward-looking statements should be read in conjunction with the other
cautionary statements that are included elsewhere, including Nokia's and
Alcatel-Lucent's most recent annual reports on Form 20-F, reports furnished
on Form 6-K, the tender offer notification furnished on Form CB, and any
other documents that Nokia or Alcatel-Lucent have filed with (or furnished
to) the SEC. Any forward-looking statements made in this stock exchange
release are qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements, and
there can be no assurance that the actual results or developments anticipated
by us will be realized or, even if substantially realized, that they will
have the expected consequences to, or effects on, us or our business or
operations. Except as required by law, we undertake no obligation to publicly
update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise.

IMPORTANT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This stock exchange release relates to Nokia's Public Buy-Out Offer followed
by a Squeeze-Out for all of the ordinary shares and OCEANE convertible bonds
of Alcatel-Lucent. This stock exchange release is for informational purposes
only and does not constitute an offer to purchase or exchange, or a
solicitation of an offer to sell or exchange, any ordinary shares or OCEANE
convertible bonds of Alcatel-Lucent, nor is it a substitute for Nokia and
Alcatel-Lucent's joint offer document (
note d'information conjointe
) filed by Nokia with, and which received visa No. 16-438 from the AMF on
September 20, 2016 (as amended and supplemented from time to time, the "Offer
Document"). The Public Buy-Out Offer followed by a Squeeze-Out is being made
only through the Offer Document.

INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ THE OFFER DOCUMENT AND ALL
OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS THAT NOKIA OR ALCATEL-LUCENT MAY FURNISHED OR FILED
WITH THE SEC OR AMF WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT
INFORMATION THAT INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS SHOULD CONSIDER BEFORE MAKING
ANY DECISION REGARDING THE PUBLIC BUY-OUT OFFER FOLLOWED BY A SQUEEZE-OUT.

The information contained in this stock exchange release must not be
published, released or distributed, directly or indirectly, in any
jurisdiction where the publication, release or distribution of such
information is restricted by laws or regulations. Therefore, persons in such
jurisdictions into which these materials are published, released or
distributed must inform themselves about and comply with such laws or
regulations. Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent do not accept any responsibility for
any violation by any person of any such restrictions.

The Offer Document and other documents referred to above, if filed or
furnished by Nokia or Alcatel-Lucent with the SEC, will be available free of
charge at the SEC's website (
www.sec.gov).

Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent's joint offer document (
note d'information conjointe
) which received from the AMF the visa No. 16-438 date September 20, 2016 and
contains detailed information with regard to the Public Buy-Out Offer
followed by a Squeeze-Out, as well as Nokia's and Alcatel-Lucent's respective
"other information" documents relating in particular to their legal,
financial and accounting characteristics, are available on the websites of
the AMF
(www.amf-france.org), Nokia (www.nokia.com
) and Alcatel-Lucent (
www.alcatel-lucent.com).

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The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: NOKIA via Globenewswire

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