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

Tokmanni Group Corporation                 Company Announcement    19.5.2016                         16.00 EET

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 today received a notification from Rockers Tukku Oy according to which Rockers Tukku Oy's direct holding in Tokmanni Group increased above the 10 percent threshold on 19 May 2016.

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 10.09 %   10.09% 58,868,752
Position of previous notification (if applicable)  8.15%   8.15%  

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 5,944,648   10.09 %  
SUB-TOTAL A 5,944,648 10.09 %

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    
Suomen RH-Yhtiö Oy Seppo Saastamoinen owns 49.50% of shares and 67.84% of votes   Seppo Saastamoinen owns 49.50% of shares and 67.84% of votes
Rockers Oy Seppo Saastamoinen owns 49.5% of shares and 91,67% of votes   Seppo Saastamoinen owns 49.5% of shares and 91,67% of votes
Rockers Tukku Oy Rockers Oy owns 49% of shares and votes   Rockers Oy owns 49% of shares and votes
Rockers Tukku Oy Suomen RH-Yhtiö Oy owns 51% of shares and votes   Suomen RH-Yhtiö Oy owns 51% of shares and votes
Tokmanni Group Oyj Rockers Tukku Oy owns 8,15% of shares and votes   Rockers Tukku Oy owns 8,15% of shares and votes

For more information

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

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Tokmanni is the largest general discount retailer in Finland measured by number of stores and revenue. In 2015, Tokmanni's revenue was EUR 755 million and on average it had approximately 3,200 employees. Tokmanni is the only nationwide general discount retailer in Finland, with 156 stores across Finland as at 31 December 2015.

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Tokmanni is the largest general discount retailer in Finland measured by number of stores and revenue. In 2017, Tokmanni’s revenue was EUR 797 million and on average it had approximately 3,200 employees. Tokmanni is the only nationwide general discount retailer in Finland, with 175 stores across Finland as at 31 December 2017.

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