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19. Notes to the shareholders' equity

EUR 1,000 Number of
Unrestricted equity reserve Other reserves Translation differences Total
1.1.2018 175,183 1,346 847 2,090 2,008 -10,442 -4,150
Changes 72,445     2,909 8 -521 2,395
31.12.2018 247,628 1,346 847 4,999 2,016 -10,963 -1,755
Changes 27,000     125 97 -455 -233
31.12.2019 274,628 1,346 847 5,124 2,113 -11,418 -1,988
Tecnotree Corporation has one single share series. The maximum number of shares is 274,628 (247,628) thousand. At the end of the year compnay had 10 942 thousand of its own shares.
In August 2015, the company's Board of Directors recognised the loss of shareholders’ equity of the Group’s parent company Tecnotree Corporation and delivered a statement concerning the matter to the Trade Register. The parent company’s shareholders’ equity was EUR 9,787 thousand on 31 December 2020 (EUR 1,228 thousand)
In its decision on 9 March 2015, the district court of Espoo ordered the corporate restructuring proceedings as prescribed in law to be started for Tecnotree Corporation. The District Court of Espoo confirmed by the decision on 15 November 2016 the amended restructuring programme as the payment programme of the company. Along with the decision, the restructuring proceedings of Tecnotree Oyj came to an end.
Descriptions of funds in shareholders' equity
Share premius fund
In those cases where rights were granted during the period when the old Companies Act (29 Sept 1978/734) was in force, the payments received for otioin-based share subscriptions, less transaction costs, have been made recorded in the shre capital and share premium fund in accordance with the terms of the arrangement.
Reserve for invested unrestricted equity
The reserve for invested unrestricted equity includes either investments of equity nature and subscription prices for shares to the extent that it is specifically decided not to be credited to the share capital. The payments received for share subscriptions based on the options granted after the entry into force (1 Sept 2006) of the new Limited Liability Companies Act (21 July 2006/624) are fully recognised in the reserve for invested unrestricted equity. In 2018, the share issue subscription price EUR 2 909 thousand was recorded in the reserve for invested unrestricted equity.
Other reserves
Other reserves contain the difference between fair value and exercise price of the new shares issued in 2009 and reserve fund of Argentina.
Translation differences
Translation differences include exchange gains and losses arising from the translation of the financial statements of foreign subsidiaries.
Dividend and treatment of the result
In 2020 no dividend was paid for the financial year that ended on 31 december 2019. Instead, based on the decision of the Annual General Meeting, the parent company's accumulated loss of EUR 6,017 thousand was placed in retained earnings.