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

Anora Group Plc   Stock Exchange Release   13 September 2021 at 10.45 am EET

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

Anora Group Plc has on 10 September 2021 received a notification pursuant to Chapter 9, section 5 of the Securities Markets Act from Lazard Asset Management LLC. According to the notification, as a result of the recent merger of Altia Oyj and Arcus ASA, Lazard’s holdings in Anora Group Plc have on 1 September 2021 decreased below 5% of the shares outstanding.

Total position of Lazard Asset Management LLC of Anora Group 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 2.73% shares; 0.59% shares with voting rights attached 2.73% shares; 0.59% shares with voting rights attached 67 553 624
Position of previous notification (if applicable) 5.36% shares; 1.44% shares with voting rights 5.36% shares; 1.44% shares with voting rights

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

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 1 843 015 shares; 398 022 shares with voting rights attached 2.73% shares; 0.59% shares with voting rights attached
SUBTOTAL A 1 843 015 shares; 398 022 shares with voting rights attached 2.73% shares; 0.59% shares with voting rights attached

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
Lazard Asset Management LLC 2.73% shares; 0.59% shares with voting rights attached 2.73% shares; 0.59% shares with voting rights attached

Additional information provided in the notification:

Clarity to #8: Lazard Asset Management LLC is not controlled by one individual, it is a wholly owned 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 held by Lazard Limited, which is a Bermuda corporation with shares that are publicly traded on the NYSE under “LAZ”. Lazard Asset Management exercises voting rights without interference from Lazard Freres & Co. Lazard Asset Management is a fiduciary and shares are held on behalf of its clients.

ANORA GROUP PLC

Contact:

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

Distribution:

Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd

Oslo Børs

Principal media

www.anora.com

Anora is a leading wine and spirits brand house in the Nordic region and aglobalindustry forerunner in sustainability. Our market-leading portfolio consists of our own iconic Nordic brands and a wide range of prominent international partner wines and spirits. We export to over 30 markets globally. Anora Group also includes Anora Industrial and logistics company Vectura. In 2020, Anora’s aggregate net sales were EUR 640 million and the company employs about 1,100 professionals. Anora’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki and Euronext Oslo.

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