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Thu April 26 03:10 pm 2018 in categories Stock exchange releases, Flagging notifications

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

Nokian Tyres plc Stock Exchange Release April 26, 2018, at 3:10 p.m.

Nokian Tyres has received an announcement from BlackRock, Inc. on April 26, 2018, in accordance with the Finnish Securities Market Act Chapter 9, Section 5. According to the announcement BlackRock, Inc.'s indirect holding in Nokian Tyres shares exceeded level of 5% of the share capital in Nokian Tyres plc, as a result of share transactions concluded on April 25, 2018.

The indirect shareholding of BlackRock, Inc. in Nokian Tyres has increased to 6,887,408 shares, corresponding to 5.01% of Nokian Tyres’ shares and voting rights.

BlackRock, Inc. and its funds held on deal date a total of 6,989,247 Nokian Tyres’ shares representing 5.09% of company’s 137,277,072 shares and voting rights.

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  5.01% 0.07% 5.09%  137,277,072 
Positions of previous notification  4.99% 0.07% 5.06% 

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 6,887,408  5.01%
SUBTOTAL A  6,887,408  5.01%

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  101,839  0.07% 
SUBTOTAL B  101,839  0.07% 

Nokian Tyres plc

Antti-Jussi Tähtinen
Vice President, Marketing and Communications

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