Valmet IR Newsletter Q3/2018

The third quarter of 2018 is finishing soon, and it is time to wrap up the last quarter before the publication of Valmet’s Interim Review for January-September 2018 on October 23. Please note that the silent period will begin on October 2nd. 

Recent activities

Valmet hosted a Capital Markets Day on September 18, 2018 in Helsinki. The day focused on Valmet’s strategy execution and business outlook. Webcast recording of the presentations and the presentation material are available at the CMD website.

As a kick-off to the CMD, the IR team made videos of each business line president introducing the core facts of their business.  Watch all four videos on Youtube. If you would like to further freshen up your knowledge of Valmet, listen to the audiocast recording about Valmet as an investment.

Announcements during Q3/2018

On July 17, Valmet revised upwards its net sales guidance for 2018.

On July 25, Valmet published its Half Year Financial Review for January-June 2018.

On August 24, Valmet announced that Chairman of the Board, Mr. Bo Risberg will not be available for re-election to the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting 2019 due to personal reasons.

On September 5, Valmet announced the composition of its Nomination Board: Antti Mäkinen, Managing Director, Solidium Oy (11.14% of share capital and votes); Risto Murto, President and CEO, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company (2.78%); Satu Huber, CEO, Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company (2.40%) and Jouko Pölönen, President and CEO, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company (2.28%). The Chairman of Valmet’s Board of Directors will serve as the Nomination Board’s expert member.

On September 7, Valmet announced its financial calendar for 2019:

February 7, 2019 - Financial Statements Review for 2018
April 26, 2019 - Interim Review for January-March 2019
July 23, 2019 - Half Year Financial Review for January-June 2019
October 24, 2019 - Interim Review for January-September 2019

The Annual Report for 2018 will be published during the week starting on February 25, 2019 (week 9) at the latest. Valmet's Annual General Meeting is planned to be held on Thursday, March 21, 2019.

Upcoming events

October 2 – October 23, 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.

October 23, 2018: Publication of Interim Review for January-September 2018

October 24, 2018: Q3 presentation for institutional investors in Helsinki, hosted by Carnegie

October 30, 2018: Roadshow in New York by DNB

October 31, 2018: Roadshow in Toronto by DNB

See the full list of events at Valmet financial calendar.


Orders received booked for Q3/2018



Business line



Sep 24

Winding technology



Not disclosed. The total value of an order of this type is typically around EUR 5-10 million.

Sep 4

Extensive information management systems



Not disclosed.

Aug 27

Extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild



Not disclosed. The total value of an order of this type is typically around EUR 40-60 million.


View the list of published orders received.


Best regards,


Calle Loikkanen

Director, Investor Relations