Nordea Bank Abp: Flagging notification in accordance with Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act

20-12-21 17:30 | Stock exchange release

Nordea Bank Abp
Stock exchange release – Major shareholder announcements
21 December 2020 at 18.30 EET

Nordea Bank Abp has on 21 December 2020 received a notification under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which BlackRock, Inc.'s indirect shareholding of Nordea Bank Abp’s shares and voting rights crossed the threshold of 5 per cent on 18 December 2020.

According to the notification, the total number of Nordea Bank Abp’s shares and voting rights held directly or through financial instruments by BlackRock, Inc. and its funds was 5.05 per cent on 18 December 2020.

The total number of shares and voting rights in Nordea Bank Abp is 4,049,951,919.

Total positions of BlackRock, Inc. and its funds:

% of shares and voting rights
(total of A)
% of shares and voting rights through financial instruments
(total of B)
Total of both in % (A + B)
Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached5.01%0.04%5.05%
Position of previous notification (if applicable)Below 5%Below 5%Below 5%

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

A: Shares and voting rights

Class/type of
shares
ISIN code (if possible)
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)
FI4000297767202,962,473 5.01%
SUBTOTAL A202,962,473 5.01%

B: Financial instruments according to SMA 9:6a

Type of financial instrumentExpiration
date
Exercise/
Conversion period
Physical or cash settlementNumber of shares and voting rights % of shares and voting rights
Securities LentN/AN/APhysical999,7670.02%
CFDN/AN/ACash826,512 0.02%
SUBTOTAL B1,826,279 0.04%

The controlled undertakings through which the shares, voting rights and financial instruments are effectively held:

Name% of shares and voting rights% of shares and voting rights through financial instrumentsTotal of both
BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.Below 5%
BlackRock Investment Management, LLCBelow 5%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) LimitedBelow 5%
BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) LimitedBelow 5%
BlackRock International LimitedBelow 5%
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National AssociationBelow 5%
BlackRock Fund AdvisorsBelow 5%
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.Below 5%
BlackRock Asset Management North Asia LimitedBelow 5%
BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AGBelow 5%
BlackRock Asset Management Canada LimitedBelow 5%
BlackRock Advisors, LLCBelow 5%
BlackRock Advisors (UK) LimitedBelow 5%
BlackRock (Singapore) LimitedBelow 5%
BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V.Below 5%

For further information:
Matti Ahokas, Head of Investor Relations, +358 9 53008011
Group Communication, +358104168023 or press@nordea.com

The information provided in this stock exchange release was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, at 18.30 EET on 21 December 2020.


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