SanomaWSOY Corporation          ANNOUNCEMENT        18.01.2008



SHARE REPURCHASE 18.01.2008

Helsinki Stock Exchange

Trade date                                         18.01.2008
Bourse trade                                       PURCHASE
Share                                              SWS1V
Amount                                             45 000 shares
Total cost                                         775 411.56     EUR
Average price / share                              17.2314        EUR
Highest price / share                              17.53          EUR
Lowest price / share                               17.10          EUR


SanomaWSOY Corporation now holds 3 029 000 shares
including the shares repurchased on 18.01.2008.



On behalf of SanomaWSOY Corporation

HANDELSBANKEN CAPITAL MARKETS

Juha Kolehmainen                   Antti Kässi