Notification according to Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act of change in holdings in Asiakastieto Group's shares

01/10/2018

ASIAKASTIETO GROUP PLC, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 1 OCTOBER 2018 AT 7.00 P.M. EEST

Notification according to Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act of change in holdings in Asiakastieto Group's shares

Asiakastieto Group Plc ("Asiakastieto") has on 1 October 2018 received an announcement under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which the holding of Nordea Bank Abp has exceeded the threshold of 5 percent announced on 1 October 2018.

According to the notification, the holding of Nordea Abp in Asiakastieto is 2,336,784 shares corresponding to approximately 9.76 percent of Asiakastieto's entire share stock. Shares of ownership and voting shares have been transferred from Nordea Bank AB (publ) upon its merger with Nordea Bank Abp.

Asiakastieto Group has in total 23,953,964 shares. All shares carry equal voting rights.

The position of Nordea Bank Abp subject to the notification:

Date 1 October 2018 % 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) Total number of shares and voting rights of issuer  
Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached 9.76 - 9.76 23,953,964  
Position of previous notification (if applicable) - - -  
 

Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the thresholds were crossed:
 
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)
 
FI4000123195 2,303.315 33,448 9.62 0.14  
SUBTOTAL A 2,336,784   9.76    
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
- - - - - -
      SUBTOTAL B - -

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
Nordea Bank AB (publ) 9,62 - 9,62
Nordea Life Holding AB - - -
Nordea Henkivakuutus Suomi Oy Below 5 - Below 5
Nordea Livförsäkring Sverige AB Below 5 - Below 5

ASIAKASTIETO GROUP PLC

Additional information:
Pia Katila
Investor Relations Manager
tel. +358 10 270 7506

Distribution:
Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd
major media
investors.asiakastieto.fi

Asiakastieto Group is one of the leading providers of digital business and consumer information services in the Nordic countries. The Group's products and services are primarily used for risk management, finance and administration, decision-making and sales and marketing purposes. We are operating in Finland under the brand Suomen Asiakastieto and in Sweden under the brand UC. Asiakastieto and UC combined on 29 June 2018. Our pro forma annual net sales for 2017 was EUR 130 million and the number of employees was approximately 500. The Group serves several industries, the largest ones including finance and banking as well as wholesale and retail sectors and expert service companies. Asiakastieto Group is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki with the ticker ATG1V. More information about Asiakastieto Group is available at www.asiakastieto.fi and www.uc.se.