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

21-03-09 8:45 | Stock exchange release

Nordea Bank Abp
Stock exchange release – Major shareholder announcements
9 March 2021 at 9.45 EET

Nordea Bank Abp has on 8 March 2021 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 has fallen below the threshold of 5 per cent on 5 March 2021. According to the notification, the total number of Nordea Bank Abp’s shares and voting rights held directly by BlackRock, Inc. and its funds was 4.89 per cent on 5 March 2021.

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 reached4.89%0.14%5.03%
Position of previous notification (if applicable)5.04%0.14%5.18%

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)
FI4000297767198,234,7764.89%
SUBTOTAL A198,234,7764.89%

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
American Depository Receipt (US65558R1095)N/AN/APhysical1,292,8340.03%
Securities LentN/AN/APhysical3,212,1080.07%
CFDN/AN/ACash1,207,398 0.02%
SUBTOTAL B5,712,3400.14%

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%
Aperio Holdings, LLCBelow 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 9.45 EET on 9 March 2021.

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