Solteq Plc: Notice pursuant to the Finnish Securities Market Act, Chapter 9, Section 5

Solteq Plc Stock Exchange Bulletin 21.3.2018 at 9.30 am 
Solteq Plc has on 21.3.2018, received a notification under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Market Act, according to which the holding of Sentica Buyout III GP Oy in Solteq Plc’s shares and votes has fallen below 25 percent. On 21.3.2018, Sentica Buyout III GP Oy’s total holding of shares amounted to 24,87 percent of Solteq Plc’s shares and votes. According to the notification, the change in total position is due to registration of new shares into trade register. 
Total position of Sentica Buyout III GP Oy subject to the notification:    

   % of shares and voting rights   % of shares and voting rights through   financial instruments   Total of both in %   Total number of shares and voting rights of   issuer  
Resulting situation of the date on which the   threshold was crossed of reached   24,87   -   24,87   19 306 527  
Position of previous notification   26,98   -   26,98     

Shares and voting rights  

Class/type of shares 
  ISIN code 
Number 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)  
FI0009007991      4 801 293 shares and votes      24,87 %  
Total   4 801 293   24,87 %  

Sentica Buyout III Ky holds 4,621,244 shares, which represent 23,94 per cent of all of the company’s shares and votes, and Sentica Buyout III Co-Investment Ky holds 180,049 shares which represent 0,93 per cent of all the shares and votes in the company, both controlled by Sentica Buyout III GP Oy. 

The only general partner of Sentica Buyout III Ky and Sentica Buyout III Co-Investment Ky is Sentica Buyout III GP Oy. Sentica Buyout III GP Oy exercises the power of decision in the companies. The investment management functions of both the funds have been transferred to Sentica Partners Oy based on a separate investment management agreement. 

Solteq’s registered number of shares and votes is 19,306,527. Solteq has a single series of shares.  

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Solteq is a Nordic IT provider and software house that specialises in digital customer engagement. We offer total solutions for both business enhancement by means of digitalisation and for omnicommerce: from back end processes all the way to the customer’s purchasing experience and from supply chain management to digital marketing. Our 450 experts, who work in three countries, develop and implement solutions for clients in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. In 2016, Solteq’s net sales amounted to 63 million euro.