Aktia Bank plc - Flagging announcement: Stiftelsen Tre Smeder's voting rights in Aktia Bank plc has decresed to below 20.00%


Aktia Bank plc
Stock Exchange Release 22.8.2013 at 8.30 am

Pursuant to Chapter 2, Section 10 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act we inform that Stiftelsen Tre Smeder's share of voting rights in Aktia Bank plc has decreased to below 20.00% on 21 August 2013.

On 21 August 2013, Stiftelsen Tre Smeder owns a total of 6,852,141 shares and 88,176,245 voting rights in Aktia plc. Thus Stiftelsen Tre Smeder now holds 10.29% (10.35%) of Aktia Bank plc's shares and 19.85% (20.02%) of voting rights.

 After the transaction                                      

                                     Shares % of shares Votes % of votes
Aktia Bank A 2,571,925 5.51 2,571,925 5.51
Aktia Bank R                    4,280,216 21.54 85,604,320 21.54
Total 6,852,141 10.29 88,176,245 19.85


Aktia Bank plc's share capital comprises of 66,578,811 shares of which 46,706,723 series A shares and 19,872,088 series R shares. Each A shares entitles its holder to one (1) vote and each R share to twenty (20) votes. The total number of votes in Aktia Bank plc is 444,148,483.



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Aktia Group provides a broad range of products within banking, insurance and real estate agency.­ Aktia operates in Finland's coastal areas and inland growth areas. Aktia has some 300,000 customers who are served by 1,000 employees at 57 branch offices and via Internet and telephone services. Aktia Bank's shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. For more information about Aktia, see www.aktia.fi