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NOKIA: Nokia issues new shares to settle the acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent shares from the Alcatel-Lucent depositary

Nokia Corporation

Stock Exchange Release
May 10, 2016 at 08:15 (CET +1)

Nokia issues new shares to settle the acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent shares
from the Alcatel-Lucent depositary

Espoo, Finland - On May 9, 2016 Nokia closed the acquisition of 107 775 949
Alcatel-Lucent shares from JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., as depositary (the
"Alcatel Depositary"), pursuant to the share purchase agreement announced on
March 17, 2016. These shares represent Alcatel-Lucent shares that remained in
the Alcatel-Lucent American depositary receipts program after the
cancellation period and following the program's termination on April 25,
2016. On May 10, 2016, Nokia expects to register with the Finnish Trade
Register 59 276 772 new Nokia shares issued to the Alcatel Depositary in
settlement of the transaction.

Following this transaction Nokia owns 94.64% of the share capital and 94.57%
of the voting rights of Alcatel-Lucent, corresponding to 91.63% of the
Alcatel-Lucent shares on a fully diluted basis.

The new Nokia shares were paid by contribution in kind with the Alcatel-Lucent
shares offered for exchange, at an exchange ratio of 0.5500 Nokia share for
each Alcatel-Lucent share purchased by Nokia. The subscription price, EUR 323
058 407.40 in aggregate, was based on the closing price of Nokia's shares on
Nasdaq Helsinki on March 16, 2016, and will be recorded in Nokia's fund for
invested non-restricted equity. Consequently, Nokia's share capital remains
unchanged at EUR 245 896 461.96.

Following the registration, the total number of Nokia shares equals 5 835 222
112. The shares carry the right to dividends and all other shareholder rights
as of the registration date. The trading in the shares is expected to
commence on Nasdaq Helsinki on or about May 11, 2016 and Euronext Paris on or
about May 12, 2016.

About Nokia
Nokia is a global leader in the technologies that connect people and things.
Powered by the innovation of 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.

Media Enquiries:

Tel. +358 (0) 10 448 4900

Investor Enquiries:

Investor Relations
Tel. +358 4080 3 4080


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" and similar expressions. These forward-looking
statements include statements relating to: the expected issuance of the new
Nokia shares and the commencement of trading of such shares on Nasdaq
Helsinki and Euronext Paris. 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. Risks and uncertainties include: regulatory and
contractual restrictions applicable to the issuance of the new Nokia shares,
Nokia's ability to list the new Nokia shares on Nasdaq Helsinki and Euronext
Paris; and the impact on Nokia of any of the foregoing risks or
forward-looking statements, as well as other risk factors listed from time to
time in Nokia's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
(the "SEC").

The forward-looking statements should be read in conjunction with the other
cautionary statements that are included elsewhere, including the Risk Factors
section of Nokia's most recent annual report on Form 20-F, reports furnished
on Form 6-K, and any other documents that Nokia has filed with 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.


This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.
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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