Annual Summary 2008

December 18 Rapala signs a market making agreement with Nordea
December 17 Financial reporting in 2009
October 24 Kaupthing terminates the liquidity providing for Rapala share
October 24 Trading of Rapala combined shares begins
October 22 Interim Report Q3
October 22 Rapala continues to buy back own shares
October 10 Kaupthing interrupts the liquidity providing for Rapala share for the time being
August 18 Ernst & Young changes its lead audit partner for Rapala
July 25 VMC and Utavia were granted exemption by the Finnish Financial Supervision Authority from the obligation to launch a mandatory bid for all securities in Rapala 
July 23 Interim Report Q2
July 23 Rapala continues to buy back own shares
July 23 Appointment to Executive Comittee
July 10 Rapala completed the acquisition of the Sufix brand and concluded an exclusive
June 11 Acquisition of Sufix brand and conclusion of an exclusive supply agreement  supply agreement with Taiwanese YAO I
April 23 Interim Report Q1
April 23 Rapala starts to buy back own shares
April 3 Decisions of Annual General Meeting
March 17 Annual Report 2007 published
March 13 Notice to Convene the Annual General Meeting
February 5 Annual Accounts 2007
January 22 Rapala’s restructurings in Ireland and France proceeds

Rapala VMC Corporation announced on April 23, 2008 that it will begin to acquire its own shares.
The company has authorized a brokerage company to communicate these
acquisitions.