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

HELSINKI--()--Regulatory News:

Nokian Tyres plc (HEX:NRE1V) Stock Exchange Release 25 April 2016 at 3:20 p.m.

Nokian Tyres has received an announcement from BlackRock, Inc. on 25 April 2016, according to which the holdings of the mutual funds managed BlackRock, Inc. fell below level of 5% of the share capital in Nokian Tyres plc, as a result of share transactions concluded on 22 April 2016.

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 4.77% 0.29% 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   Number of shares and voting rights   Number of shares and voting rights   % of shares and voting rights   % of shares and voting rights
ISIN code        
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%
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 world’s northernmost tyre manufacturer. The company promotes and facilitates safe driving in demanding conditions. It 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 1,475 outlets in 26 countries. In 2015 Nokian Tyres had approximately 4,400 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

Contacts

Nokian Tyres
Teemu Sainio
Communications Manager
+358 10 401 7296