Flaggings February 24, 2020 07:50:00 AM CET

Notification according to chapter 9, section 5 and 6 of the Securities Market Act: BlackRock Inc.’s holding in Metso

Metso Corporation, Stock exchange release on February 24, 2020 at 9:50 a.m. EET

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 holding of mutual funds managed by BlackRock, Inc. of the total amount of shares and financial instruments entitling to shares of Metso Corporation.

On February 20, 2020, BlackRock, Inc.'s aggregate holding in Metso fell below the 5 percent threshold. On February 20, 2020, BlackRock, Inc.'s total position in Metso Corporation amounted to less than 5 percent of Metso’s shares and votes. Metso’s total number of shares and voting rights is 150,348,256.

BlackRock, Inc.’s holdings according to the notification:

 

% of shares and voting rights (A)

% of shares and voting rights through financial instruments (B)

Total of both in %
(A + B)

Resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was reached

Below 5%

Below 5%

Below 5%

Position of previous notification

4.70%

0.34%

5.04%

 

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 7)

Direct

(SMA 9:5)

Indirect

(SMA 9:6 and 7)

FI0009007835

 

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 Period

Physical of cash settlement

Number of shares and voting rights

% of shares and voting rights

Securities Lent

N/A

N/A

Physical

Below 5%

Below 5%

CDF

N/A

N/A

Cash

Below 5%

Below 5%

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL B

Below 5%

Below 5%

                   

 

 

                                  

Metso Corporation

 

Distribution:

Nasdaq Helsinki

Media

www.metso.com

 

Metso is a world-leading industrial company offering equipment and services for the sustainable processing and flow of natural resources in the mining, aggregates, recycling and process industries. With our unique knowledge and innovative solutions, we help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability. Metso is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki in Finland and had sales of about EUR 3.6 billion in 2019. Metso employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries.

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