HKScan Corporation                         Stock Exchange Release         6 August 2012        at 4:50 p.m.

HKScan’s repurchase of own shares executed according to announcement in June

On 6 August 2012, HKScan acquired 1 000 000 HKScan series A shares for EUR 8 000 000 (á 8,00 euros/share). The acquisition pertains to the share purchase agreement of the Danish company Rose Poultry A/S, announced on 9 September 2010 and 4 June 2012.

After the acquisition HKScan has in total 1 053 743
series A own shares.

HKScan Corporation
Hannu Kottonen

Further information from HKScan Corporation's administrative and legal director Markku Suvanto. Please leave any messages for him with Marjukka Hujanen, tel. +358 10 570 6218.

HKScan is one of the leading food companies in Northern Europe with home markets in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, the Baltic countries and Poland. HKScan manufactures, sells and markets pork and beef, poultry products, processed meats and convenience foods under strong brand names. Its customers are retail, the HoReCa sector, industry and export customers. It had net sales of EUR 2.5 billion in 2011. HKScan has operations in ten countries and has some 11 400 employees.

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