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

Wärtsilä Corporation
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29 April 2016 at 10:30 AM E. Europe Standard Time
BlackRock, Inc. has informed Wärtsilä Corporation that BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited has purchased Wärtsilä shares on 27 April 2016 and now owns more than one twentieth (1/20) of the company’s votes. Following the transaction BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited owns 5.01% of Wärtsilä’s share capital and total votes. 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

8.05%

0.56%

8.62%

197,241,130

Position of previous notification (if applicable)

5.08%

N/A

5.08%

 

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

 

15,894,722

 

8.05%

SUBTOTAL A

15,894,722

8.05%

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

1,113,998

0.56%

CFD

N/A

N/A

Cash

8,722

0.00%

SUBTOTAL B

 

 

 

1,122,720

0.56%

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