Notice pursuant to Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act

Aktia Bank plc
Flagging announcement
Stock exchange release 10 September 2015 at 12 noon


Pursuant to Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act we inform that Stiftelsen Tre Smeder’s share of Aktia Bank plc’s votes has increased to more than 20% on 10 September 2015.

Following the transaction 10 September 2015, Stiftelsen Tre Smeder owns a total of 6,578,729 shares and 94,108,005 voting rights in Aktia Bank plc. Thus Stiftelsen Tre Smeder now holds 9.88 (9.41)% of Aktia Bank plc's share capital and 21.19 (19.76)% of voting rights.


After the transaction No of shares % of total share capital in
Aktia Bank plc
Voting rights % of total voting rights in Aktia Bank plc
FI4000058870 1,971,925   1,971,925  
FI4000058888     4,606,804   92,136,080  
Total 6,578,729 9.88 94,108,005 21.19


Aktia plc's share capital comprises of 66,578,811 shares of which 46,706,723 series A shares and 19,872,088 series R shares. Each A share entitles its holder to one (1) vote and each R share to twenty (20) votes.

The total number of votes in Aktia plc is 444,148,483




For more information, please contact:
Mia Bengts, Group Legal Counsel, tel. +358 10 247 6348


ASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd
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Financial Supervisory Authority


Aktia Group provides a broad range of products within banking, insurance and real estate agency. Aktia operates mainly in coastal areas and inland growth areas. Aktia has about 300,000 customers who are served by nearly 1,000 employees at 55 branch offices and via Internet and telephone services. Aktia Bank's shares are listed on the list of NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. For more information about Aktia see