Sampo Oyj Sampo Plc: Disclosure Under Chapter 9 Section 5 Of The Securities Market Act

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SAMPO PLC STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 14 December 2017 at 1:50 pm

Disclosure Under Chapter 9 Section 5 of the Securities Market Act

Sampo plc (business code 0142213-3) has today received a disclosure

under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to

which the number of Sampo A shares (ISIN: FI009003305) and financial

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instruments owned by BlackRock, Inc. (USA tax ID32-0174421) and its

funds directly or indirectly have on 13 December 2017 decreased below

five (5) per cent of Sampo plc's total number of shares. The number of

voting rights related to shares remained under five (5) per cent.

Sampo's share capital comprises 560,000,000 shares, of which 558,800,000

are A shares and 1,200,000 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 564,800,000.

Total positions of BlackRock, Inc and its funds subject to the

notification:

% of shares and voting % of shares and voting rights through financial instruments Total of both in %

rights (total of A) (total of B) (A+B)

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold below 5% shares below 5% shares below 5% shares

was crossed or reached below 5% voting rights below 5% voting rights below 5% voting rights

Positions of previous notification (if applicable) 4.97% shares 0.05% shares 5.02% shares

below 5% voting rights below 5% voting rights below 5% voting rights

SAMPO PLC

Maria Silander

Communications Manager

tel. +358 10 516 0031

Distribution:

Nasdaq Helsinki

London stock exchange

The principal media

Financial Supervisory Authority

www.sampo.com

This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions on behalf

of Nasdaq Corporate Solutions clients.

The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely

responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information

contained therein.

Source: Sampo Oyj via Globenewswire

http://www.sampo.com

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December 14, 2017 07:05 ET (12:05 GMT)