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Finland's SanomaWSOY Corporation to change name to Sanoma Corporation.

NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-7 February 2008-Finland's SanomaWSOY Corporation to change name to Sanoma Corporation(C)1994-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com

Finnish media group SanomaWSOY Corporation said on Thursday (7 February) that its board of directors has proposed to the Annual General Meeting that the name of the company be changed to Sanoma Corporation.

At the same time, the names of the divisions will be unified, the company said.

The name change has no implications for the product brands of the group, SanomaWSOY added.

The Annual General Meeting will decide on the new name on 1 April 2008. The new name and visual identity is expected to be officially in use on 1 October 2008.

SanomaWSOY is a media group in the Nordic region and operates in over 20 European countries. The company has 17,000 employees. SanomaWSOY is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange in Helsinki.

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