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Tuesday, 20 June 2017

KONE Corporation: Notice pursuant to the Finnish Securities Market Act, Chapter 9, Section 10

KONE OYJ    

Published: 15:45 CEST 20-06-2017 /GlobeNewswire /Source: KONE OYJ / : KNEBV /ISIN: FI0009013403

KONE Corporation: Notice pursuant to the Finnish Securities Market Act, Chapter 9, Section 10

KONE Corporation, stock exchange release, June 20, 2017 at 4.45 p.m. EEST

KONE Corporation: Notice pursuant to the Finnish Securities Market Act, Chapter 9, Section 10

KONE Corporation has received an announcement from BlackRock, Inc. on June 20, 2017, in accordance with the Finnish Securities Market Act Chapter 9, Section 5.

According to the announcement, the position of BlackRock, Inc. and its funds through shares not owned through financial instruments decreased below five (5) per cent of the share capital of KONE Corporation on June 19, 2017. The total number of shares owned by BlackRock, Inc. and its funds remained above five (5) per cent of the share capital of KONE Corporation on June 19, 2017.

Total position of BlackRock, Inc. and its funds subject to the notification:

 

% of shares and voting rights

% of shares and voting rights through financial instruments

% of total

Total number of shares and voting rights of issuer

Resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached

4.96% of shares

Below 5% of voting rights

0.65% of shares

Below 5% of voting rights

5.61% of shares

Below 5% of voting rights

526,793,033 shares

121,267,144 voting rights

Position of previous notification (if applicable)

5.07% of shares

Below 5% of voting rights

0.54% of shares

Below 5% of voting rights

 

5.61% of shares

Below 5% of voting rights

 

 

Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed:

A: shares and voting rights

Class / type of shares

Number of shares and voting rights

% of shares and voting rights

 

Direct (SMA 9:5)

Indirect (SMA 9:6 and 9:7)

Direct (SMA 9:5)

Indirect (SMA 9:6 and 9:7)

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26,138,420 shares

Below 5% of voting rights

 

4.96% of shares

Below 5% of voting rights

SUBTOTAL A

26,138,420 shares

Below 5% of voting rights

4.96% of shares

Below 5% of voting rights

 

B: Financial instruments according to SMA 9:6a:

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise / Conversion Period

Physical or cash settlement

Number of shares and voting rights

% of shares and voting rights

Depositary Receipt

N/A

N/A

Physical

36,070 shares

Below 5% of voting rights

0.00% of shares

Below 5% of voting rights

Securities Lent

N/A

N/A

Physical

3,415,790 of shares

Below 5% of voting rights

0.64% of shares

Below 5% of voting rights

CFD

N/A

N/A

Cash

4,630 of shares

Below 5% of voting rights

0.00% of shares

Below 5% of voting rights

SUBTOTAL B

 

 

 

3,456,490 shares

Below 5% of voting rights

0.65% of shares

Below 5% of voting rights

 

For further information, please contact:

Sanna Kaje, Vice President, Investor Relations, tel. +358 (0)204 75 4705

Sender:

KONE Corporation

Jukka Ala-Mello
Secretary to the Board

Ilkka Hara
CFO

About KONE

At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, KONE provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization to add value to buildings throughout their life cycle. Through more effective People Flow®, we make people's journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. In 2016, KONE had annual net sales of EUR 8.8 billion and at the end of the year over 52,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.

www.kone.com





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