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Valmet IR Newsletter Q2/2018

The first half of 2018 is almost behind us, and it is time to wrap up the last quarter before the publication of Valmet’s Half Year Financial Review for January-June 2018 on July 25. Please note that the silent period will begin on July 4. 

 

Recent activities

If you need to brush up on Valmet’s Q1 results, read a summary of the results webcast or answers to the top three questions asked at Valmet’s meetings with investors.  Valmet has been on roadshows in London, Paris and Los Angeles, and attended seminars in London and New York. See our latest Roadshow presentation here.

Valmet’s investor relations have been recognized as top class in Europe for the second year in a row. Valmet's IR was shortlisted among the best companies in Europe in three categories of the IR Magazine Awards – Europe 2018: 'Best IR Website', 'Best use of multimedia for IR' and Valmet's Head of IR Calle Loikkanen was shortlisted for the 'Rising star' award, which singles out "individuals who bring fresh thinking and a unique approach to the IR profession". In addition, Valmet’s investor website was ranked as the second best of the Finnish large cap companies by the Finnish Foundation for Share Promotion and the Finnish Society of Financial Analysts.

 

Announcements during Q2/2018

On April 27, Valmet published its Interim Review for January 1 – March 31, 2018.

Flagging notifications during Q2/2018

Transaction date

Shareholder

Threshold

Number of shares

% of shares and votes

May 15, 2018

BlackRock, Inc.

Below 5%

Below 5%

Below 5%

May 14, 2018

BlackRock, Inc.

Above 5%

7,499,877

5.00%

May 10, 2018

BlackRock, Inc.

Below 5%

Below 5%

Below 5%

May 9, 2018

BlackRock, Inc.

Above 5%

7,587,402

5.06%

May 7, 2018

BlackRock, Inc.

Below 5%

Below 5%

Below 5%

May 3, 2018

BlackRock, Inc.

Above 5%

7,541,851

5.03%

May 2, 2018

BlackRock, Inc.

Below 5%

Below 5%

Below 5%

View the complete list of flagging notifications.

Upcoming events

June 4 – June 25, 2018: Silent period. Valmet is not in contact with capital market representatives during a period of three weeks prior to the publication of its interim financial results.

June 25, 2018: Publication of Half Year Financial Review for January-June 2018

August 8, 2018: Q2 presentation for institutional investors in Helsinki, hosted by SEB

September 18, 2018: Valmet’s Capital Markets Day 2018 in Helsinki

 

See the full list of events at Valmet financial calendar.

 

 

Orders received booked for Q2/2018

 

Date

Description

Business line

Country

Value

June 20

Off-machine multinip calender

Paper

Germany

Not disclosed. The total value of an order of this type is typically around EUR 20-30 million.

June 13

Large automation order for bio heating plant

Automation

Finland

The value of the order is approximately EUR 2 million.

June 6

Cooking plant to a pulp mill

Pulp and Energy

Belgium

Not disclosed

May 15

Containerboard making line

Paper

China

Not disclosed. The total value of an order of this type and scope is typically around EUR 25-35 million.

May 9

Containerboard making line and automation

Paper

Germany

Not disclosed. The total value of an order of this type is typically around EUR 70-90 million.

 

 

View the list of published orders received.

 

We have opened the registration for Valmet’s Capital Markets Day to be held in Helsinki on September 18, 2018. If you haven’t received an invitation and would like to attend, please send us an email.

 

Best regards,

 

Calle Loikkanen

Director, Investor Relations