Notice of changes in ownership in compliance with article 10 of section 2 of the securities market acts
Nokian Tyres plc Stock Exchange Announcement October 16, 2008 5.10 pm
NOTICE OF CHANGES IN OWNERSHIP IN COMPLIANCE WITH ARTICLE 10 OF SECTION 2 OF THE SECURITIES MARKET ACTS
Nokian Tyres has today received an announcement according to which the ownership of Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company (business identity code 0533297-9) has increased above the level of 5 % of the voting rights and share capital in Nokian Tyres plc as a result of a share transaction concluded on the 16th of October 2008. Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company now holds a total of 6,870,657 Nokian Tyres' shares representing 5.50 % of company's 124,831,190 shares and voting rights.
Nokian Tyres plc
Vice President, Corporate Communications
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