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Sampo plc: 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 related to Sampo A shares (ISIN: FI009003305) owned directly by BlackRock, Inc. (USA tax ID 32-0174421) and its funds increased on 5 February 2018 above five (5) per cent of all votes.

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 5.06% shares

5.02% voting rights
0.03% shares

0.03% voting rights
5.09% shares

5.05% voting rights
Positions of previous notification

 
5.04% shares

 

4.999% voting rights
0.02% shares

 

0.02% voting rights
5.06% shares

 

5.02% 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   28,126,947 shares
28,126,947 voting rights
  5.06% shares
5.02% voting rights
SUBTOTAL A 28,126,947 shares
28,126,947 voting rights
5.06% shares
5.02% 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 24,213 shares
24,213 voting rights
0.00% shares
0.00% voting rights
CFD N/A N/A Cash 118,663  shares
118,663  voting rights
0.02% shares
0.02% voting rights
Depository Receipt N/A N/A Physical 6,184 shares
6,184 voting rights
0.00% shares
0.00% voting rights
      SUBTOTAL B 149,060 shares
149,060 voting rights
0.03% shares
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

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