Stock Exchange Release

Altia Plc: Notification pursuant to Chapter 9, section 10 of the Securities Markets Act

Altia Plc   Stock Exchange Release   7 February 2019 at 9:00 pm EET

Altia Plc: Notification pursuant to Chapter 9, section 10 of the Securities Markets Act

Altia Plc   Stock Exchange Release   7 February 2019 at 9:00 pm EET

Altia Plc: Notification pursuant to Chapter 9, section 10 of the Securities Markets Act

Altia Plc has on 7 February 2019 received the following notification pursuant to the Securities Markets Act ("SMA") from Lazard Asset Management LLC.

According to the notification, the share of Altia Plc’s shares and voting rights has exceeded the threshold of five (5) percent on 6 February 2019 and the reason for the notification was an acquisition of share or voting rights.

Total position of Lazard Asset Management LLC of Altia Plc shares according to the notification:

% of shares and
voting rights
% of shares and voting
rights through financial
instruments
Total of both in % Total number of
shares and voting
rights of issuer
Resulting situation
on the date on which
threshold was
crossed or reached
5.34% shares
2.40% shares with voting rights attached
5.34% shares
2.40% shares with voting rights attached
36,140,485 outstanding shares
Position of previous
notification (if
applicable)
4.94% shares
2.40% shares with voting rights attached
4.94% shares
2.40% shares with voting rights attached

Notified details of the resulting situation following the crossing of the threshold:

A: Shares and voting rights

Number of shares and voting rights % of shares and voting rights
Class/type of
shares
Direct
(SMA 9:5)
Indirect
(SMA 9:6 and 9:7)
Direct
(SMA 9:5)
Indirect
(SMA 9:6 and 9:7)
FI4000292438 1,928,467 shares
869,359 shares with voting rights
5.34% shares
2.40% shares with voting rights attached
SUBTOTAL A

Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation as contained in the notification:

Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or
legal entity: 
Name % of shares and voting
rights
% of shares and voting
rights through
financial instruments
Total of both
Lazard Asset Management LLC 5.34% shares
2.40% shares with voting rights attached
5.34% shares
2.40% shares with voting rights attached

Additional information contained in the notification:

Clarity to #8: Lazard Asset Management LLC is not controlled by one individual, it is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lazard Freres & Co, a New York Limited Liability Company with one member, Lazard Group LLC, a Delaware limited liability company. Interest of Lazard Group LLC are held by Lazard Limited, which is a Bermuda corporation with shares that are publicly traded on the NYSE under “LAZ”. Lazard Asset Management excersizes voting-rights without interference from Lazard Freres & Co. Lazard Asset Management is a fiduciary and shares are held on behalf of its clients.  

ALTIA PLC

Niklas Nylander, CFO

Contact:

Tua Stenius-Örnhjelm, Investor Relations, tel. +358 40 748 8864

Distribution:

Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd

Principal media

www.altiagroup.com

More information and contact:
Tua Stenius-Örnhjelm
Investor Relations Manager
tua.stenius-ornhjelm [at] altiagroup.com