NOTICE OF CHANGES IN OWNERSHIP IN COMPLIANCE WITH ARTICLE 10 OF SECTION 2 OF THE SECURITIES MARKET ACTS

Nokian Tyres plc Stock Exchange Announcement 9 July 2010, 1:45 p.m.

NOTICE OF CHANGES IN OWNERSHIP IN COMPLIANCE WITH ARTICLE 10 OF SECTION 2 OF THE SECURITIES MARKET ACTS

Nokian Tyres has received an announcement from Invesco Limited on 9 July 2010, according to which the ownership of Invesco Limited has increased above the level of 5% of the share capital in Nokian Tyres plc as a result of a share transaction concluded on 5 July 2010. Invesco Limited now holds a total of 6,365,866 Nokian Tyres’ shares representing 5.00% of company’s 127,189,830 shares and voting rights.


Nokian Tyres plc

Antti-Jussi Tähtinen
Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Distribution: NASDAQ OMX, media,
www.nokiantyres.com

Nokian Tyres is the only tyre manufacturer in the world that focuses on customer needs in northern conditions. The company supplies innovative tyres for cars, trucks and special heavy machinery mainly in areas with special challenges on tyre performance: snow, forests and harsh driving conditions in different seasons. Nokian Tyres’ product development is consistently aiming for sustainable solutions for safety and the environment, taking into account the whole life cycle of the tyre. A part of the Nokian Tyres group, the tyre chain Vianor has over 600 outlets in 19 countries. In 2009, Nokian Tyres had 3,300 employees and net sales of approximately 800 million euros. Nokian Tyres’ share is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Further information: www.nokiantyres.com