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Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Notification according to chapter 9, section 5 and 6 of the Securities Market Act: BlackRock, Inc ownership in Valmet decreased to below 5 percent

Valmet    

Published: 15:00 CET 15-11-2017 /GlobeNewswire /Source: Valmet / : VALMT /ISIN: FI4000074984

Notification according to chapter 9, section 5 and 6 of the Securities Market Act: BlackRock, Inc ownership in Valmet decreased to below 5 percent

Valmet Oyj's stock exchange release on November 15, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. EET

 

Valmet Oyj has on November 15, 2017 received a notification referred to in Securities Market Act from BlackRock, Inc, stating that the company's ownership and share of votes in Valmet Oyj has fallen below the threshold of 5 percent.

 

As a result of share transactions on November 14, 2017, the holding of BlackRock, Inc decreased to below 5 percent of Valmet Oyj's total number of shares and share of votes.

 

Valmet Oyj has one series of shares in which each share carries one vote. The aggregate number of shares is 149,864,619.

 

Total positions of BlackRock, Inc subject to the notification obligation:

 

 

% of shares and voting rights (total of A)

% of shares and voting rights through financial instruments (total of B)

Total of both in % (A+B)

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

Below 5%

Below 5%

Below 5%

Position of previous notification (if applicable)

3.79%

1.25%

5.04%

 

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

 

A: Shares and voting rights

Class/type of shares

ISIN code

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)

FI4000074984

 

Below 5%

 

Below 5%

SUBTOTAL A

Below 5%

Below 5%

 

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

CFD

N/A

N/A

Cash

Below 5%

Below 5%

SUBTOTAL B

Below 5%

Below 5%

 

 

Further information, please contact:

Calle Loikkanen, Director, Investor Relations, Valmet, tel. +358 10 672 0020

 

VALMET

 

Kari Saarinen

CFO

 

Calle Loikkanen

Director, Investor Relations

 

 

 

Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers.

 

Valmet's strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bioenergy production. Our advanced services and automation solutions improve the reliability and performance of our customers' processes and enhance the effective utilization of raw materials and energy.

 

Valmet's net sales in 2016 were approximately EUR 2.9 billion. Our 12,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day. Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

 

Read more www.valmet.com, www.twitter.com/valmetglobal

 

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This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions (One Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, New York, NY 10006. Tel: +1 212 401 8700. www.nasdaqomx.com) on behalf of Nasdaq Corporate Solutions clients. Source: Valmet, PL 11, Espoo 02151, Suomi
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