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

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




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

SAMPO PLC                 STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE       15 March 2021 at 5:10 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 number of voting rights attached to Sampo A shares (ISIN: FI009003305) owned directly or indirectly by BlackRock, Inc. (USA tax ID 32-0174421) and its funds decreased on 12 March 2021 below 5 per cent.

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 5.04% shares

4.99% voting rights

0.09% shares

0.08% voting rights

5.13% shares

5.08% voting rights

Positions of previous notification (if applicable) 5.08% shares

5.04% voting rights

0.11% shares

0.11% voting rights

5.19% shares

5.14% 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   27,991,071 shares

27,991,071 voting rights

  5.04% shares

4.99% voting rights

SUBTOTAL A 27,991,071 shares

27,991,071 voting rights

5.04% shares

4.99% 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
American Depository Receipt (US79588J1025) N/A N/A Physical 262,962 shares

262,962 voting rights

0.05% shares

0.05% voting rights

Securities Lent N/A N/A Physical 48,772 shares 48,772 voting rights 0.01% shares

0.01% voting rights

CFD N/A N/A Cash 162,045 shares

162,045 voting rights

0.03% shares

0.03% voting rights

      SUBTOTAL B 473,779 shares

473,779 voting rights

0.09% shares

0.08% voting rights

SAMPO PLC

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

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