Metso Corporation has received a notification, pursuant to Chapter 9, Section 5 and 6 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act, about a change in the shareholding of BlackRock, Inc.
On August 15, 2023, BlackRock's holding in Metso’s shares fell below the 5 percent threshold and amounted to 40,196,431 shares or 4.84 percent of total shares and votes. BlackRock's holding through financial instruments in Metso amounted to 2,294,968 shares, which corresponds to 0.27 percent of the total amount of Metso’s shares. On August 15, 2023, BlackRock's total position amounted to 42,491,399 or 5.12 percent of Metso’s shares and votes. Metso’s total number of shares and voting rights is 828,972,440.
BlackRock, Inc.’s holdings according to the notification:
|% of shares and voting rights
(total of 7.A)
|% of shares and voting rights through financial instruments
(total of 7.B)
|Total of both in % (7.A + 7.B)|
|Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached||4.84%||0.27%||5.12%|
|Position of previous notification||5.01%||0.09%||5.11%|
|A: Shares and voting rights|
|Number 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)|
|B: Financial Instruments according to SMA 9:6a|
|Type of financial instrument||Expiration
|Physical or cash settlement||Number of shares and voting rights||% of shares and voting rights|
|American Depositary Receipt (US5926721094)||N/A||N/A||Physical||2,812||0.00%|
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