Nokian Tyres: Disclosure Under Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Securities Market Act

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Nokian Tyres plc Stock Exchange Release 28 December 2015 at 3:30 p.m.

Nokian Tyres (HEX:NRE1V) has received an announcement from BlackRock, Inc. on 28 December 2015, according to which the holdings of the mutual funds managed by BlackRock, Inc. fell below level of 5% of the share capital in Nokian Tyres plc, as a result of a share transactions concluded on 24 December 2015.

Total positions of BlackRock, Inc. and its funds subject to the notification:

                 
    % 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   Below 5%   Below 5%   Below 5%   134,691,174
Positions of previous notification (if applicable)   4.70%   0.45%   5.15%    
       

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

  Number of shares and voting rights   Number of shares and voting rights   % 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)

FI0009005318       Below 5%       Below 5%
SUBTOTAL A       Below 5%       Below 5%
       

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

Securities Lent   N/A   N/A   Physical   Below 5%   Below 5%
CFD   N/A   N/A   Cash   Below 5%   Below 5%
Total Return Swap   22.6.2016   N/A   Cash   Below 5%   Below 5%
SUBTOTAL B               Below 5%   Below 5%
         

Nokian Tyres plc

Antti-Jussi Tähtinen
Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Distribution: Nasdaq Helsinki Oy, media and www.nokiantyres.com

Nokian Tyres is the only tyre manufacturer in the world that focuses on customer needs in northern conditions. The company supplies innovative tyres for cars, trucks and special heavy machinery mainly in areas with special challenges on tyre performance: snow, forests and harsh driving conditions in different seasons. Nokian Tyres’ product development is consistently aiming for sustainable solutions for safety and the environment, taking into account the whole life cycle of the tyre. A part of the Nokian Tyres group, the tyre chain Vianor has over 1,400 outlets in 27 countries. In 2014 Nokian Tyres had over 4,200 employees and net sales of approximately 1,4 billion euros. Nokian Tyres’ share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. Further information: www.nokiantyres.com

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Contacts

Nokian Tyres
Teemu Sainio
Communications Manager
+358 10 401 7296
http://www.nokiantyres.com
teemu.sainio@nokiantyres.com

Contacts

Nokian Tyres
Teemu Sainio
Communications Manager
+358 10 401 7296
http://www.nokiantyres.com
teemu.sainio@nokiantyres.com