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Tuesday, 13 February 2018

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

Sampo Oyj    

Published: 12:55 CET 13-02-2018 /GlobeNewswire /Source: Sampo Oyj / : SAMPO /ISIN: FI0009003305

Sampo plc: Disclosure Under Chapter 9 Section 5 of the Securities Market Act (BlackRock, Inc.)

SAMPO PLC        STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE       13 February 2018 at 1:55 pm

 

Disclosure Under Chapter 9 Section 5 of the Securities Market Act (BlackRock, Inc.)

Sampo plc (business code 0142213-3) has received a disclosure under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which the total number of voting rights attached to Sampo A shares (ISIN: FI009003305) owned directly or through financial instruments by BlackRock, Inc. (USA tax ID 32-0174421) and its funds increased on 12 February 2018 above five (5) per cent of Sampo plc's total voting rights. In addition, the total number of Sampo A shares owned directly by BlackRock, Inc. and its
funds and the related voting rights increased above five (5) per cent of Sampo plc's total shares and voting rights.

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

5.05% shares

5.01% voting rights

0.07% shares

0.07% voting rights

5.12% shares

5.08% voting rights

Positions of previous notification (if applicable)

4.99% shares

Below 5% voting rights

0.02% shares

Below 5% voting rights

5.02% 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

 

28,042,963 shares

28,042,963 voting rights

 

5.05% shares

5.01% voting rights

SUBTOTAL A

 

28,042,963 shares

28,042,963 voting rights

 

5.05% shares

5.01% 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

Securities Lent

N/A

N/A

Physical

156,280 shares

156,280 voting rights

0.03% shares

0.03% voting rights

CFD

N/A

N/A

Cash

242,723 shares

242,723 voting rights

0.04% shares

0.04% voting rights

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL B

399,003 shares

399,003 voting rights

0.07% shares

0.07% 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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