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Thursday, 11 January 2018

Sampo Oyj (FI) - Sampo plc: Disclosure Under Chapter 9 Section 5 of the Securities Market Act

Sampo Oyj    

Published: 14:00 CET 11-01-2018 /GlobeNewswire /Source: Sampo Oyj / : SAMPO /ISIN: FI0009003305

Sampo plc: Disclosure Under Chapter 9 Section 5 of the Securities Market Act

SAMPO PLC                 STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE       11 January 2018 at 3:00 PM

 

Disclosure Under Chapter 9 Section 5 of the Securities Market Act

Sampo plc (business code 0142213-3) has today received a disclosure under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which the number of Sampo A shares (ISIN: FI009003305) owned directly or through financial instruments by BlackRock, Inc. (USA tax ID 32-0174421) and its funds increased on 10 January 2018 above five (5) per cent of all Sampo plc's shares. In addition, the disclosure obligation arose due to Sampo A shares owned directly by BlackRock, Inc. and its funds, going above 5 per cent of all shares.

Sampo's share capital comprises 555,351,850 shares, of which 554,151,850 are A shares and 1,200,000 are B shares. Each A share entitles its holder to one (1) vote and each B share to five (5) votes. Thus, the total number of votes is 560,151,850.

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

 

% 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

5.01% shares

 

Below 5% voting rights

0.03% shares

 

Below 5% voting rights

5.04% shares

 

Below 5% voting rights

Positions of previous notification (if applicable)

Below 5% shares

Below 5% voting rights

Below 5% shares

Below 5% voting rights

Below 5% shares

Below 5% 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
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)

FI0009003305

 

27,843,295 shares

 

Below 5% voting rights

 

5.01% shares

 

Below 5% voting rights

SUBTOTAL A

27,843,295 shares

 

Below 5% voting rights

5.01% shares

 

Below 5% 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

CFD

N/A

N/A

Cash

136,751 shares

 

Below 5% voting rights

0.02% shares

 

Below 5% voting rights

Securities Lent

N/A

N/A

Physical

2,200 shares

 

Below 5% voting rights

0.00% shares

 

Below 5% voting rights

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL B

138,951 shares

 

Below 5% voting rights

0.03% shares

 

Below 5% voting rights

 

SAMPO PLC

Jarmo Salonen
Head of Investor Relations and Group Communications
tel. +358 10 516 0030

 

Distribution:
Nasdaq Helsinki
London stock exchange
The principal media
Financial Supervisory Authority
www.sampo.com

 

 

 





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