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

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Nordea Bank Abp

Stock exchange release – Major shareholder announcements

2 March 2021 at 9.00 EET

 

Nordea Bank Abp has on 1 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 crossed the threshold of 5 per cent on 26 February 2021.

According to the announcement, BlackRock, Inc.’s indirect shareholding in Nordea Bank Abp has increased to 5.04 per cent of the shares and voting rights. 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 5.19 per cent on 26 February 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 reached 5.04% 0.14% 5.19%
Position of previous notification (if applicable) 4.92% 0.14% 5.06%

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)
FI4000297767   204,281,876   5.04%
SUBTOTAL A 204,281,876   5.04%  

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
American Depository Receipt (US65558R1095) N/A N/A Physical 1,291,908 0.03%
Securities Lent N/A N/A Physical 3,232,935 0.07%
CFD N/A N/A Cash 1,435,425 0.03%
      SUBTOTAL B 5,960,268 0.14%

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 instruments Total of both
BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.     Below 5%
BlackRock Investment Management, LLC     Below 5%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited     Below 5%
BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited     Below 5%
BlackRock International Limited     Below 5%
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association     Below 5%
BlackRock Fund Advisors     Below 5%
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.     Below 5%
BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited     Below 5%
BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG     Below 5%
BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited     Below 5%
BlackRock Advisors, LLC     Below 5%
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited     Below 5%
BlackRock (Singapore) Limited     Below 5%
BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V.     Below 5%
Aperio Holdings, LLC     Below 5%

 

For further information:

Matti Ahokas, Head of Investor Relations, +358 9 53008011

Group Communication, +358104168023 or press [at] 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 9.00 EET on 2 March 2021.

 

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