Altia Plc: Notification pursuant to Chapter 9, section 10 of the Securities Markets Act

Altia Plc  Stock Exchange Release  30 October 2020 at 5:30 pm EET

Altia Plc: Notification pursuant to Chapter 9, section 10 of the Securities Markets Act

Altia Plc has on 30 October 2020 received the following notification pursuant to the Securities Markets Act ("SMA") from Lazard Asset Management LLC.

According to the notification, the share of Altia Plc’s shares and voting rights has decreased below the threshold of five (5) percent on 27 October 2020 and the reason for the notification was a disposal of shares or voting rights.
 

Total position of Lazard Asset Management LLC of Altia Plc shares according 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
on the date on which
threshold was
crossed or reached
4.99% shares
1.45% shares with voting rights attached
4.99% shares
1.45% shares with voting rights attached
36,140,485 outstanding shares
Position of previous
notification (if
applicable)
5.02% shares
1.47% shares with voting rights attached
5.02% shares
1.47% shares with voting rights attached
 

Notified details of the resulting situation following the crossing of the threshold:

A: Shares and voting rights

Number of shares and voting rights % of shares and voting rights
Class/type of
shares
Direct
(SMA 9:5)
Indirect
(SMA 9:6 and 9:7)
Direct
(SMA 9:5)
Indirect
(SMA 9:6 and 9:7)
FI4000292438 1,804,963 shares
522,256 shares with voting rights attached
4.99% shares
1.45% shares with voting rights attached
SUBTOTAL A 1,804,963 shares
522,256 shares with voting rights attached
4.99% shares
1.45% shares with voting rights attached
 

Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation as contained in the notification:

 

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
Lazard Asset Management LLC 4.99% shares
1.45% shares with voting rights attached
4.99% shares
1.45% shares with voting rights attached
 

Additional information contained in the notification:

Clarity to #8: Lazard Asset Management LLC is not controlled by one individual, it is a whollyowned subsidiary of Lazard Freres & Co, a New York Limited Liability Company with one member,Lazard Group LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company. Interest of Lazard Group LLC are heldby Lazard Limited, which is a Bermuda corporation with shares that are publicly traded on theNYSE under “LAZ”. Lazard Asset Management exercises voting rights without interference fromLazard Freres & Co. Lazard Asset Management is a fiduciary and shares are held on behalf of itsclients.

ALTIA PLC
 

Contact:

Tua Stenius-Örnhjelm, Investor Relations, tel. +358 40 748 8864

 

Distribution:

Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd

Principal media

www.altiagroup.com

Altia is a leading Nordic alcoholic beverage brand company operating in the wines and spirits markets in the Nordic and Baltic countries. Altia wants to support a development of a modern, responsible Nordic drinking culture. Altia’s flagship brands are Koskenkorva, O.P. Anderson and Larsen. Other iconic Nordic brands are Chill Out, Blossa, Xanté, Jaloviina, Leijona, Explorer and Grönstedts. Altia’s net sales in 2019 were EUR 359.6 million and the company employs about 650 professionals. Altia’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.  www.altiagroup.com. 

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Altia is a leading Nordic alcoholic beverage brand company operating in the wine and spirits markets in the Nordic and Baltic countries. Altia wants to support a development of a modern, responsible Nordic drinking culture. Altia’s key exports brands are Koskenkorva, O.P. Anderson and Larsen. Other iconic Nordic brands are Chill Out, Blossa, Xanté, Jaloviina, Leijona, Explorer and Grönstedts. Altia’s net sales in 2019 were EUR 359.6 million and the company employs about 650 professionals. Altia’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

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