Notification according to Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act of change in holdings in YIT Corporation shares

STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE      NOVEMBER 12, 2015 AT 1:00 P.M.


Notification according to Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act of change in holdings in YIT Corporation shares

YIT Corporation has on November 11, 2015 received an announcement under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which the holding of Polaris Capital Management, LLC in YIT has exceeded the threshold of 5 per cent.

According to the announcement, the holding of Polaris Capital Management, LLC in YIT has increased to 6,374,798 shares, corresponding to 5.01 per cent of YIT's shares. Polaris Capital Management, LLC held 4,533,517 voting rights in YIT on November 11, 2015, which is 3.56 percent of voting rights in YIT.

YIT has one share series, each share entitling to one vote. YIT’s registered total number of shares amounting to 127,223,422 has been used in the calculation of percentages for the announcement.

 

 

For further information, please contact:

Sanna Kaje, Vice President, Investor Relations and M&A, YIT Corporation, tel. +358 50 390 6750, sanna.kaje@yit.fi

 

 

 

YIT CORPORATION

Sanna Kaje
Vice President, Investor Relations and M&A

 

 

Distribution: NASDAQ OMX, principal media, www.yitgroup.com

 

YIT is a construction industry leader. We create better living environments in Finland, Russia, the Baltic countries, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. Over 100 years of experience have secured us a strong market position: we are the largest housing developer and one of the largest business premises and infrastructure developers in Finland, and the most significant foreign housing and area developer in Russia. Our vision is to stay one step ahead – while taking care of our customers, partners and personnel. We have nearly 6,000 employees in eight countries. In 2014, our revenue amounted to around EUR 1.8 billion. Our share is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. www.yitgroup.com

About Us

YIT is the largest Finnish and significant North European construction company. We develop and build apartments, business premises and entire areas. We are also specialised in demanding infrastructure construction and paving. Together with our customers our 10,000 professionals are creating more functional, more attractive and more sustainable cities and environments. We work in 11 countries: Finland, Russia, Scandinavia, the Baltic States, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. The new YIT was born when over 100-year-old YIT Corporation and Lemminkäinen Corporation merged on February 1, 2018. Our pro forma revenue for 2017 was over EUR 3.8 billion. YIT Corporation's share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Oy. www.yitgroup.com

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