Nokian Tyres: Disclosure under chapter 9, section 10 of the securities market act
Nokian Tyres plc Stock Exchange Release April 20, 2018, at 10:00 a.m.
Nokian Tyres has received an announcement from BlackRock, Inc. on April 19, 2018, in accordance with the Finnish Securities Market Act Chapter 9, Section 5.
According to the announcement, the total number of Nokian Tyres shares owned by BlackRock, Inc. and its funds fell below level of 5% of the share capital in Nokian Tyres plc, as result of share transactions concluded on April 18, 2018.
Total positions of BlackRock, Inc. and its funds subject to the notification:
|% of shares and voting rights (total of A)||% of shares and voting rights through financial instruments (total of B)||Total of both in % (A+B)||Total number of shares and voting rights of issuer|
|Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached||Below 5%||Below 5%||Below 5%||137,277,072|
|Positions of previous notification||4.77%||0.51%||5.29%|
Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached:
A: Shares and voting rights:
|Class/type of shares ISIN code||Number of shares and voting rights||Number of shares and voting rights||% of shares and voting rights||% of shares and voting rights|
|Direct (SMA 9:5)||Indirect (SMA 9:6 and 9:7)||Direct (SMA 9:5)||Indirect (SMA 9:6 and 9:7)|
|FI0009005318||Below 5%||Below 5%|
|SUBTOTAL A||Below 5%||Below 5%|
B: Financial instruments according to SMA 9:6a:
|Type of financial instrument||Expiration date||Exercise/Conversion Period||Physical or cash settlement||Number of shares and voting rights||% of shares and voting rights|
|Securities Lent||N/A||N/A||Physical||Below 5%||Below 5%|
|CFD||N/A||N/A||Cash||Below 5%||Below 5%|
|SUBTOTAL B||Below 5%||Below 5%|
Nokian Tyres plc
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Nokian Tyres is the world’s northernmost tyre manufacturer. The company promotes and facilitates safe driving in demanding conditions. It supplies innovative tyres for cars, trucks and special heavy machinery mainly in areas with special challenges on tyre performance: snow, forests and harsh driving conditions in different seasons. Nokian Tyres’ product development is consistently aiming for sustainable solutions for safety and the environment, taking into account the whole life cycle of the tyre. A part of the Nokian Tyres group, the tyre chain Vianor has approximately 1,500 stores in 26 countries. In 2017 Nokian Tyres had approximately 4,600 employees and net sales of approximately 1,6 billion euros. Nokian Tyres’ share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. Further information: www.nokiantyres.com