Sampo Oyj Sampo Plc: Disclosure Under Chapter 9 Section 5 Of The Securities Market Act

01/03/18 10:05 AM EST
TIDMSAMPO 
 
 
   SAMPO PLC                 STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE        3 January 2018 
at 4:50 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 total number of Sampo A shares (ISIN: FI009003305) and voting 
rights owned directly or through financial instruments by BlackRock, 
Inc. (USA tax ID 32-0174421) and its funds increased on 2 January 2018 
over five (5) per cent of Sampo plc's entire stock and voting rights. In 
addition, the shares owned directly by BlackRock, Inc. and its funds, 
increased 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   % of shares and voting rights through financial instruments  Total of both in % 
                                                    rights (total of A)       (total of B)                                                (A+B) 
Resulting situation on the date on which threshold  5.04% shares             0.03% shares                                                 5.07% shares 
 was crossed or reached                              4.99% voting rights      0.03% voting rights                                          5.03% voting rights 
Positions of previous notification (if applicable)  below 5% shares          below 5% shares                                              below 5% shares 
                                                     below 5% voting rights   below 5% voting rights                                       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  Number of shares and voting rights     % of shares and voting rights 
 ISIN code 
                      Direct      Indirect                   Direct      Indirect 
                       (SMA 9:5)   (SMA 9:6 and 9:7)          (SMA 9:5)   (SMA 9:6 and 9:7) 
FI0009003305                      27,970,988 shares                      5.04% shares 
                                   27,970,988 voting rights               4.99% voting rights 
SUBTOTAL A            27,970,988 shares                      5.04% shares 
                       27,970,988 voting rights               4.99% voting rights 
 
 
   B: Financial instruments according to SMA 9:6a: 
 
 
 
 
Type of financial  Expiration  Exercise/           Physical or       Number of shares        % of shares and 
 instrument        date         Conversion Period   cash settlement   and voting rights       voting rights 
CFD                N/A         N/A                 Cash              179,111 shares          0.03% shares 
                                                                      179,111 voting rights   0.03% voting rights 
                                                   SUBTOTAL B        179,111 shares          0.03% shares 
                                                                      179,111 voting rights   0.03% 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 
 
   This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions on behalf 
of Nasdaq Corporate Solutions clients. 
 
   The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely 
responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information 
contained therein. 
 
   Source: Sampo Oyj via Globenewswire 
 
 
  http://www.sampo.com 
 

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