Kesko’s insider guidelines
Kesko complies with Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd’s guidelines for insiders in force at any given time. In addition, Kesko Corporation’s Board of Directors has confirmed specific insider guidelines for the Company to complement Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd’s guidelines for insiders.
The closed period of 30 calendar days before the publication of interim reports, the half year report and the financial statements, provided by the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR), will be applied to management members defined by Kesko. During the closed period, the management members are prohibited from dealing in Kesko’s financial instruments. The Company has imposed a 30-day closed period preceding the quarterly financial performance disclosures also on persons involved in the preparation of Kesko’s interim reports, half year report and financial statements. Information on the closed periods is provided annually on Kesko’s website and as part of the calendar release.
At Kesko, Kesko Corporation’s Board of Directors, the President and CEO as well as the other Group Management Board members have been defined as management members. The transactions of Kesko’s management members and persons closely associated with them are disclosed in accordance with MAR. Published transaction notifications of management members and persons closely associated with them can be viewed here.
Control and training
Kesko’s Legal Affairs controls compliance with insider guidelines and maintains the Company’s insider lists and a list of managers and persons closely associated with them. The duties of Kesko’s Legal Affairs in the area of insider management include: