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Sampo plc: Disclosure Under Chapter 9 Section 5 of the Securities Market Act (BlackRock, Inc.)

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Sampo plc
Sampo plc

SAMPO PLC                        STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE                                        6 September 2022 at 9:00

Sampo plc: Disclosure Under Chapter 9 Section 5 of the Securities Market Act (BlackRock, Inc.)

Sampo plc (business code 0142213-3) has received a disclosure under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which the total number of voting rights attached to Sampo A shares (ISIN: FI009003305) owned directly, indirectly or through financial instruments by BlackRock, Inc. (USA tax ID 32-0174421) and its funds increased on 2 September 2022 above five (5) per cent of Sampo plc’s total voting rights. In addition, the disclosure obligation arose due to the A shares and voting rights owned directly or indirectly by BlackRock, Inc. and its funds increasing above five (5) per cent of all Sampo plc’s shares and voting rights.

Sampo's share capital comprises 533,261,351 shares, of which 533,061,351 are A shares and 200,000 are B shares. Each A share entitles its holder to one (1) vote and each B share to five (5) votes. Thus, the total number of votes is 534,061,351.

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)

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached

5.02% shares

5.01% voting rights

0.05% shares

0.05% voting rights

5.08% shares

5.07% voting rights

Positions of previous notification (if applicable)

4.94% shares

Below 5% voting rights

0.05% shares

Below 5% voting rights

5.00% shares

Below 5% voting rights

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

A: Shares and voting rights:

Class/type of shares
ISIN code

Number 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)

FI0009003305

 

26,809,861 shares

26,809,861 voting rights

 

5.02% shares

5.01% voting rights

SUBTOTAL A

26,809,861 shares

26,809,861 voting rights

5.02% shares

5.01% voting rights

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

American Depository Receipt (US79588J1025)

N/A

N/A

Physical

258,554 shares

258,554 voting rights

0.04% shares

0.04% voting rights

Securities Lent

N/A

N/A

Physical

4,194 shares

4,194 voting rights

0.00% shares

0.00% voting rights

CFD

N/A

N/A

Cash

35,282 shares

35,282 voting rights

0.00% shares

0.00% voting rights

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL B

298,030 shares

298,030 voting rights

0.05% shares

0.05% voting rights

SAMPO PLC

Sami Taipalus
Head of Investor Relations
tel. +358 10 516 0030

Distribution:
Nasdaq Helsinki
London stock exchange
The principal media
Financial Supervisory Authority
www.sampo.com