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Statement regarding Nokia/Alcatel-Lucent media speculation

ESPOO, Finland, April 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Statement regarding Nokia/Alcatel-Lucent media speculation

In relation to recent media speculation Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent confirm that they are in advanced discussions with respect to a potential full combination, which would take the form of a public exchange offer by Nokia for Alcatel-Lucent. There can be no certainty at this stage that these discussions will result in any agreement or transaction.

A further announcement will be made when appropriate.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This release contains forward-looking statements, such as statements that relate to a potential combination or the terms thereof. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including risks and uncertainties relating to parties reaching an agreement on a potential combination and the terms thereof. Many of these risks and uncertainties are beyond our control and could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements.

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Source: NOKIA