Tokmanni Group Corporation - Announcement of a change in shareholding according to Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Finnish Securities Market Act

Tokmanni Group Corporation (the “Company”) has received a notification from Takoa Invest Oy according to which Takoa Invest Oy's 100% owned subsidiary, Rockers Tukku Oy, has been merged with its parent company Takoa Invest Oy on 31 December 2017 and thus Rockers Tukku’s 17.00% direct holding in Tokmanni Group has been transferred to Takoa Invest Oy.

Total positions of Rockers Tukku Oy:

% of   shares and votes (Total of A) % of   shares and voting rights through financial instruments (total of B) Total   of both in % Total   number of shares and voting rights of issuer
Resulting situation on the date on which threshold   was crossed or reached 17.00 % 17.00 % 58,868,752
Position of previous notification (if   applicable)

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

Shares and voting rights

Class/type of shares Number   of shares and voting rights % of   shares and voting rights
ISIN   code (if possible) Direct(SMA 9:5) Indirect (SMA 9:6 and 9:7) Direct(SMA 9:5) Indirect(SMA 9:6 and 9:7)
FI4000197934 10,007,688 17.00%
SUB-TOTAL   A 10,007,688 17.00%

Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation

Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity:

Name % of shares and voting rights % of shares and voting rights through financial   instruments Total   of both
Seppo   Saastamoinen
Takoa   Invest Oy Seppo Saastamoinen owns 49.50% of shares and 67,84 %   of votes Seppo Saastamoinen owns 49.5% of shares and 67,84% of   votes
Tokmanni   Group Corporation Takoa Invest Oy owns 17.00% of shares and votes Takoa Invest Oy owns 17.00% of shares and votes

For more information

Joséphine Mickwitz, Head of Investor Relations, Tel +358 20 728 6535

Tokmanni in brief

Tokmanni is the largest general discount retailer in Finland measured by number of stores and revenue. In 2016, Tokmanni’s revenue was EUR 776 million and on average it had approximately 3,200 employees. Tokmanni is the only nationwide general discount retailer in Finland, with 162 stores across Finland as at 31 December 2016.

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