Cooperation procedure to begin in If P&C Insurance Company

| Source: Sampo
SAMPO PLC         STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE  28 April 2014 at 9.30 am

Cooperation procedure to begin in If P&C Insurance Company

If P&C Insurance Company Ltd (Finland), a company belonging to Sampo Group, will
begin cooperation procedure on 5 May 2014 involving approximately 230 staff
members at claims services, marketing and IT departments of If P&C Insurance
Company. Preliminary estimate for the staff decrease is a maximum of 37 people.
The cooperation procedure will begin because of a decrease in claims volumes and
improvement needs in efficiency, among other things. The aim is to avoid

The number of employees in If P&C Insurance Company was approximately 1,800 on
31 December 2013. The Nordic If P&C Insurance Group employed a total of 6,200
people at the year-end.


Jarmo Salonen
Head of Investor Relations and Group Communications
tel. +358 10 516 0030

For further information, please contact:

Marketta Helokunnas
Head of HR Operations, If Finland
tel. +358 10 514 1818

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