NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, JAPAN OR HONG KONG.
The directed new issue of C-shares in Nordea resolved at the Annual General Meeting 2010 as part of the hedging of Nordea's Long Term Incentive Programme has been completed and the C-shares have been converted into ordinary shares.
Following these changes which have occurred during May 2010, the total number of shares and votes in Nordea as of 31 May 2010 amounts to 4,042,542,751. All shares are ordinary shares and each share gives right to one vote. Nordea is not entitled to vote for own shares.
For further information:
Fredrik Rystedt, Chief Financial Officer, +46 8 614 7812
Rodney Alfvén, Head of Investor Relations, +46 8 614 7880
Rune Kibsgaard Sjøhelle, Head of External Communications, +47 22 48 84 62
The information in this press release is such that Nordea shall announce publicly according to Act (1991:980) regarding trading with financial instruments and/or Act (2007:528) regarding the securities market.