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Sampo plc: 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) owned by BlackRock, Inc. (USA tax ID32-0174421) and the following funds has on 2 September 2015 increased above five (5) per cent of Sampo plc's entire stock. The voting rights attached to the shares do not exceed five (5) per cent of total number of voting rights.

  Number of A shares Share of total number of Sampo shares, %
BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V. 150,857 0.03
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited 3,213,837 0.57
BlackRock Advisors. LLC 309,731 0.06
BlackRock Asset Management  Canada Limited 167,264 0.03
BlackRock Asset Management  Deutschland AG 553,754 0.10
BlackRock Asset Management  North Asia Limited 3,087 0.00
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. 317,018 0.06
BlackRock Fund Advisors 4,284,223 0.77
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 6,933,696 1.24
BlackRock International Limited 283,322 0.05
BlackRock Investment Management  (Australia) Limited 134,835 0.02
BlackRock Investment Management  (UK) Limited 10,501,030 1.88
BlackRock Investment Management  Limited, LLC 670,297 0.12
BlackRock Japan Co, Ltd 599,804 0.11
Total 28,122,755 5.02

Sampo's share capital comprises 560,000,000 shares, of which 558,800,000 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 564,800,000.


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