Helsinki 04..05.1992 bond I/92 5000 FIM
Nokia was founded in 1865 as a wood grinder. It grew to multifunctional company, which manufactured for example paper, rubber galoshes, cables and communications network equipment and devices. In the early 1990’s all other business except mobile phone networks and devices were sold, and the company was focused in communications. In 2013 Nokia sold its mobile phone division to Microsoft and continues now as a global network manufacturer.
The share of Nokia has been listed in the Helsinki Stock Exchange since 1915. Today the share is also traded in New York.
Nature of business formerly: Electronics, cables, machinery, paper, power and chemicals, rubber and floorings. Later mostly mobile phones and networks.
01.09.1997 – Nokia Oyj
10.06.1966 – Oy Nokia Ab
04.08.1944 – Nokia Osakeyhtiö – Nokia Aktiebolag
19.12.1896 – Nokia Aktiebolag
– Nokia in Wikipedia »
This is the first loan of the era of Mr. Jorma Ollila managing Nokia. Nokia was then in crisis and turning quickly into mobile phone business, and the loan offered a 12,2 % yield. In the same year 1992 Nokia introduced the first mass-produced GSM phone in the world. The model was named 1011. It weighted 475 grams and costed almost 1 400 euros.
The certificate is signed by Mr. Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo and Ms. Kirsi Sormunen.
Auction results: 1.12.2013 15 EUR.