Notification pursuant to the Finnish Securities Markets Act, Chapter 9, section 10

HKScan Corporation             Stock Exchange Release      21 November 2017                at 16.00 EET 

Notification pursuant to the Finnish Securities Markets Act, Chapter 9, section 10

HKScan Corporation has on 20 November 2017 received a notification from Sveriges Djurbönder ek. för. regarding changes in holdings in accordance with Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act.

According to the notification, the total amount of HKScan Corporation shares owned by Sveriges Djurbönder ek. för. has decreased below the threshold of five (5) per cent on 20 November 2017. According to the notification, the reason for the notification was a disposal of shares and voting rights resulting from the voluntary liquidation and distribution of assets of Sveriges Djurbönder ek. för.

Sveriges Djurbönder ek.för’s position according to the notification:

  

  % of shares and voting
rights
% of shares and voting rights through financial instruments % of total Total number of shares
and voting rights
Resulting situation on the date on
which threshold was crossed or
reached
0.00% of shares and
0.00% of voting rights
0.00% of shares and
0.00% of voting rights
55 026 522 shares and
157 626 522 voting rights
Position of previous notification 6.57% of shares and
2.29% of voting rights
6.57% of shares and
2.29% of 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 Indirect Direct Indirect
A-shares, ISIN code
FI0009006308
0 0 0 0
Total 0 0

According to the notification, the annual general meeting of Sveriges Djurbönder has on 8 March 2017 resolved to place the association into voluntary liquidation as of 31 March 2017. In accordance with the resolution of the annual general meeting convening on 8 March 2017 concerning the liquidation, the general meeting also resolved that the association's shares in HKScan shall be distributed to the association's members in proportion to their respective shares and interests in the association. Pursuant to an agreement entered with Swedbank Stockholm during the association's liquidation proceedings, Swedbank is assisting the association in the distribution of such shares.

HKScan’s shares are divided into two share series as follows: 49 626 522 A shares (90.19 per cent of the total number of shares) and 5 400 000 K shares (9.81 per cent of the total number of shares). Each A share entitles to one (1) vote, and each K share entitles to twenty (20) votes.

HKScan Corporation
Jari Latvanen
President and CEO

For further details, kindly contact Jari Latvanen, President and CEO HKScan Corporation. Please submit a call-back request via the Group media desk +358 (0)10 570 5700.

HKScan is the leading Nordic food company. We sell, market and produce high-quality, responsibly-produced pork, beef, poultry and lamb products, processed meats and convenience foods under strong brand names. Our customers are the retail, food service, industrial and export sectors, and our home markets comprise Finland, Sweden, Denmark and the Baltics. We export to close to 50 countries. In 2016, HKScan had net sales of nearly EUR 1.9 billion and some 7 300 employees.
 

DISTRIBUTION: Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd., Main media, www.hkscan.com
 

 

 

About Us

HKScan is a Nordic meat and meals company. We employ over 7 300 professionals in striving to serve the world ìs most demanding consumers, maintaining quality throughout the full chain of operations, From Farm to Fork. HKScan produces, markets and sells high-quality, sustainably produced pork, beef, poultry and lamb products, as well as charcuterie and meals, with strong consumer brands, including HK®, Scan®, Rakvere®, Kariniemen®, Rose®, Pärsons® and Tallegg®. Our customers are the retail, food service,industrial and export sectors, and our home market comprises of Finland, Sweden, Denmark and the Baltics. We export to close to 50 countries. In 2017, HKScan had net sales of EUR 1.8 billion, making us one of Europe’s leading meat and meals companies.www.hkscan.com

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