Stock Exchange Release
January 23, 2014 at 13.30 (CET +1)
ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nokia announced today that Nokia's Board of Directors has decided on the issuance of shares held by the company for the settlement of the long term incentive plans in 2014. To fulfill the Company's obligations under the 2010 and 2011 Restricted Share plans to be settled in 2014, Nokia's Board of Directors has resolved to issue a total maximum number of 3,030,200 Nokia shares (NOK1V) held by the Company without consideration to settle its commitment to approximately 250 participants, employees of the Nokia Group.
The performance period for the Performance Share Plan 2011 and 2012 ended on December 31, 2013, and as the threshold performance criteria for net sales and EPS were not met, there will be no settlement to the participants under the plans.
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