Published: 2003-12-19 09:28:49 CET
Componenta Corporation - Company Announcement
Heikki Lehtonen?s holding in Componenta
COMPONENTA   STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE     19.12.2003

Heikki Lehtonen’s holding in Componenta Corporation declines below 1/3
while Cabana Trade S.A.’s holding in the company exceeds 1/3

Componenta Corporation has received the following statement dated 19
December 2003 from Heikki Lehtonen and Cabana Trade S.A. concerning a
change in their shareholding:

"Notification of change of shareholding in accordance with section 9
of chapter 2 of the Securities Market Act

Heikki Lehtonen's share of the voting rights and share capital of
Componenta Corporation has declined below 1/3 (33,3 %) with a sale
effected 19 December 2003. Cabana Trade S.A.’s share of the voting
rights and share capital of Componenta Corporation has exceeded 1/3
(33,3 %) with a sale effected 19 December 2003.

In accordance with section 9 of chapter 2 of the Securities Market
Act, we announce to the Financial Supervision and Componenta
Corporation the following:

1) Target company: Componenta Corporation

2) Date on which shareholding has changed: 19 December 2003

3) Exact share of voting rights and share capital in Componenta
Corporation

Heikki Lehtonen as seller             Cabana Trade S.A. as buyer
No. of shares 3 336 731        No. of shares 3 336 731
Share of capital 34,7 %        Share of capital 34,7 %
Share of voting rights 34,7 %  Share of voting rights 34,7 %

4) Full name of shareholder and trade register number or social
security number:
Yrjö Heikki Lehtonen, 020659-101L
Cabana Trade S.A., B 87264

Helsinki 19 December 2003
Heikki Lehtonen
Cabana Trade S.A.ö

Cabana Trade S.A. is an investment company owned 100 % by Heikki
Lehtonen. The domicile of this company is in Luxemburg. After this
sale the shareholding of the companies owned by Heikki Lehtonen,
Cabana Trade S.A., Helsingin Santapaperi Oy and Oy Högfors-Trading Ab,
is 3 786 131 shares and 39,38 % of the total voting rights in
Componenta Corporation.

Componenta Corporation has a total of 9 615 309 shares.

Helsinki 19 December 2003

COMPONENTA CORPORATION

Heikki Lehtonen
President and CEO

FURTHER INFORMATION
Heikki Lehtonen, President and CEO
tel. +358 9 225 021

Componenta is a metal sector company with international operations and
production plants located in Finland and Sweden. The company's net
sales exceed EUR 180 million and the group employs about 1,700 people.
Componenta's shares are quoted on the Main List of the Helsinki
Exchanges. The group’s customers operate in the heavy truck, power and
transmission, machine building and off-road industries. Componenta
specializes in supplying ready-to-install cast, geared and machined
components directly to the customer’s assembly line.
                                   
Componenta  Corporation
Nuijamiestentie 3 C
FIN-00400 Helsinki , Finland
Tel. +358 9 225 021
Fax +358 9 2250 2721
http://www.componenta.com