Nokian Tyres: Disclosure under chapter 9, section 10 of the securities market act

Nokian Tyres plc Stock Exchange Release 19 February 2016 at 10:00 a.m.

Nokian Tyres has received an announcement from BlackRock, Inc. on 18 February 2016, according to which the holdings of the mutual funds managed by BlackRock, Inc. fell below level of 5% of the share capital in Nokian Tyres plc, as a result of share transactions concluded on 17 February 2016.

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% 134,691,174
Positions of previous notification 4.66% 0.41% 5.07%

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%
Total Return Swap 22.6.2016 N/A Cash Below 5% Below 5%
SUBTOTAL B Below 5% Below 5%

Nokian Tyres plc

Antti-Jussi Tähtinen
Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Distribution: Nasdaq Helsinki Oy, media and www.nokiantyres.com

Nokian Tyres is the only tyre manufacturer in the world that focuses on customer needs in northern conditions. The company 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 1,475 outlets in 26 countries. In 2015 Nokian Tyres had approximately 4,400 employees and net sales of approximately 1,4 billion euros. Nokian Tyres’share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. Further information: www.nokiantyres.com

About Us

Nokian Tyres develops and manufactures premium tires for people who value safety and sustainability. Inspired by our Scandinavian heritage, we craft innovative products for passenger cars, trucks and heavy machinery that give you peace of mind in all driving conditions. Our Vianor chain provides tire and car services. In 2019, the company’s net sales were EUR 1.6 billion and it employed some 4,700 people. Nokian Tyres is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Further information: www.nokiantyres.com

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