Notification in accordance with the Finnish Securities Market Act Chapter 9 § 5: BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited increased holding in Wärtsilä Corporation

Wärtsilä Corporation
  • Stock exchange release
26 September 2016 at 1:15 PM E. Europe Standard Time
BlackRock, Inc. has informed Wärtsilä Corporation that BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited has purchased Wärtsilä shares on 23 September 2016, crossing above the 5% disclosure limit on shares and voting rights and on total holdings. Following the transaction BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited owns 5.05% of Wärtsilä’s shares and voting rights, while their total holding in Wärtsilä Corporation corresponds to 5.06%. The total number of shares held by BlackRock, Inc. remains above 5% of Wärtsilä’s share capital and total votes.

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

8.43%

0.11%

8.55%

197,241,130

Position of previous notification (if applicable)

8.40%

0.11%

8.52%

 

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

 

16,635,613

 

8.43%

SUBTOTAL A

16,635,613

8.43%

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

214,371

0.10%

CFD

N/A

N/A

Cash

16,959

0.00%

SUBTOTAL B

 

 

 

231,330

0.11%

 

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