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Notification in accordance with the Finnish Securities Market Act Chapter 9 § 5: BlackRock, Inc.’s holding in Wärtsilä Corporation

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13-05-2019 at 4:00 PM E. Europe Standard Time

Notification in accordance with the Finnish Securities Market Act Chapter 9 § 5: BlackRock, Inc.’s holding in Wärtsilä Corporation


BlackRock, Inc. has informed Wärtsilä Corporation it has crossed below the 5% disclosure limit on shares and voting rights on 10 May 2019. Following the transaction BlackRock, Inc. owns 4.98% of Wärtsilä’s shares and voting rights, while its total holding in Wärtsilä Corporation corresponds to 5.23%.

Total position of BlackRock, Inc. and its funds subject to the notification:

% of shares and voting rights % of shares and voting rights through financial instruments % of total Total number of shares and voting rights of issuer
Resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached 4.98% 0.24% 5.23% 591,723,390
Position of previous notification (if applicable) 5.00% 0.23% 5.23%

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

A: Shares and voting rights

Class / type of shares 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)
FI0009003727 29,512,604  4.98% 
SUBTOTAL A 29,512,604  4.98% 

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 1,321,719 0.22%
CFD N/A N/A Cash 122,350 0.02%
SUBTOTAL B 1,444,069 0.24%

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