Nokian Tyres: Disclosure under chapter 9, section 10 of the securities market act

Nokian Tyres plc Stock Exchange Release 16 September 2016 at 2:15 p.m.

Nokian Tyres has received an announcement from The Income Fund of America (“IFA”) on 15 September 2016, according to which the shares owned by The Income Fund of America (“IFA”) has gone above level of 5% of the share capital in Nokian Tyres plc, as a result of share transactions concluded on 14 September 2016. IFA holds 6,815,161 shares; 5.014% of shares and 0% of voting rights which IFA has delegated proxy voting authority to Capital Research and Management Company.

Total positions of The Income Fund of America (“IFA”) 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)   Total number of shares and voting rights of issuer
Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached   5.014% of shares
and 0% of voting rights
0 5.014% of shares
and 0% of voting rights
135,911,395  
Positions of previous notification   Below 5% Below 5% Below 5%  

Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached:

A: Shares and voting rights:

Class/type of shares
ISIN code
 
Number of shares and voting rights Number of shares and voting rights % 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)
 
FI0009005318 6,815,161   5.014% of shares and 0% of voting rights
SUBTOTAL A   6,815,161   5.014% of shares and 0% of 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
 
None
SUBTOTAL B  

Nokian Tyres plc

Antti-Jussi Täh tinen

Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Distribution: Nasdaq Helsinki Oy, media and www.nokiantyres.com


Nokian Tyres is the world’s northernmost tyre manufacturer. The company promotes and facilitates safe driving in demanding conditions. It 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 1,482 outlets in 26 countries. In 2015 Nokian Tyres had approximately 4,400 employees and net sales of approximately 1,4 billion euros. Nokian Tyres’ share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. Further information: www.nokiantyres.com

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Nokian Tyres is the world’s northernmost tyre manufacturer. The company promotes and facilitates safe driving in demanding conditions. It 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 1,475 outlets in 26 countries. In 2015 Nokian Tyres had approximately 4,400 employees and net sales of approximately 1,4 billion euros. Nokian Tyres’ share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. Further information: www.nokiantyres.com

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