SRV Group Plc starts acquisition of company’s own shares

                   

The Board of Directors of SRV Group Plc has decided to use the authorization    
given by the Annual General Meeting of SRV Group Plc's shareholders on 24 March 
2009 to acquire the company's own shares with the company's unrestricted equity.
A maximum of 3,676,846 own shares, or a lower amount that, in addition to the   
shares already owned by the company and its subsidiaries, is less than 10 per   
cent of all shares, may be acquired on the basis of the authorization. The      
authorization includes the right to acquire own shares otherwise than in        
proportion to the holdings of the shareholders. At the moment, SRV Group has in 
its possession 584,128 shares.                                                  

Own shares will be acquired otherwise than in                                   
proportion to the holdings of the shareholders with the company's own           
unrestricted equity for the current price, quoted at Nasdaq OMX Helsinki at the 
moment of acquisition of shares.                                                

The company's own shares can be acquired in order to be used as part of the
company's incentive programs, as payment in corporate acquisitions or when the
company acquires assets relating to its business as well as to be otherwise
conveyed, held or cancelled. 

Share acquisition will start earliest on May 25, 2009. The authorization is in
force 
for 18 months from the decision of the Annual General Meeting.                  

SRV Group Plc                                                                   
Eero Heliövaara                                                                 
CEO                                                                             

For further information, please contact:                                        
Eero Heliövaara, president and CEO, tel. +358 (0)20 1455 202                    


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