Helsinki, Finland, 2014-05-20 12:30 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Aktia Bank plc - Flagging announcement
Stock exchange release 20 May 2014 at 1:30 p.m.
Notice pursuant to Chapter 9, Section 2 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act
Pursuant to Chapter 9, Section 2 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act we inform that Sampo plc share of Aktia Bank plc’s shares has increased to above 5.00% on 20 May 2014.
Following the transaction 20 May 2014, Sampo plc owns a total of 4,004,684 shares and 4,004,684 voting rights in Aktia Bank plc. Thus Sampo now holds 6.01% of Aktia Bank plc's stocks and 0.90% of voting rights.
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Aktia plc's share capital comprises of 66,578,811 shares of which 46,706,723 series A shares and 19,872,088 series R shares. Each A share entitles its holder to one (1) vote and each R share to twenty (20) votes.
The total number of votes in Aktia plc is 444,148,483.
AKTIA BANK PLC
For more information, please contact:
Mia Bengts, Group Legal Counsel, tel. +358 10 247 6348
Anna Gabrán, IR, tel. +358 10 247 6501
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd
Financial Supervisory Authority
Aktia Group provides a broad range of products within banking, insurance and real estate agency. Aktia operates mainly in coastal areas and inland growth areas. Aktia has about 300,000 customers who are served by nearly 1,000 employees at 55 branch offices and via Internet and telephone services. Aktia Bank's shares are listed on the list of NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. For more information about Aktia see www.aktia.com.