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Disclosure Under Chapter 9 Section 5 of the Securities Market Act (BlackRock, Inc.)

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SAMPO PLC                        STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE                        29 December 2020 at 3:30 pm

Disclosure Under Chapter 9 Section 5 of the Securities Market Act (BlackRock, Inc.)

Sampo plc (business code 0142213-3) has received a disclosure under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which the total number of voting rights attached to Sampo A shares (ISIN: FI009003305) owned directly, indirectly or through financial instruments by BlackRock, Inc. (USA tax ID 32-0174421) and its funds increased on 28 December 2020 above five (5) per cent of Sampo plc's total voting rights. In addition, the disclosure obligation arose due to the A shares owned directly or indirectly by BlackRock, Inc. and its funds increasing above five (5) per cent of all Sampo plc’s shares.

Sampo's share capital comprises 555,351,850 shares, of which 554,151,850 are A shares and 1,200,000 are B shares. Each A share entitles its holder to one (1) vote and each B share to five (5) votes. Thus, the total number of votes is 560,151,850.

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)
Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached5.04% shares

4.99% voting rights
0.02% shares

0.02% voting rights
5.07% shares

5.02% voting rights
Positions of previous notification (if applicable)4.99% shares

Below 5% voting rights
0.02% shares

Below 5% voting rights
5.01% shares

Below 5% voting rights

Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed:

A: Shares and voting rights:

Class/type of shares
ISIN code
Number of shares and voting rights% of shares and voting rights
Direct
(SMA 9:5)
Indirect
(SMA 9:6 and 9:7)
Direct
(SMA 9:5)
Indirect
(SMA 9:6 and 9:7)
FI000900330528,006,841 shares

28,006,841 voting rights
5.04% shares

4.99% voting rights
SUBTOTAL A28,006,841 shares

28,006,841 voting rights
5.04% shares

4.99% voting rights

B: Financial instruments according to SMA 9:6a:

Type of financial
instrument
Expiration dateExercise/
Conversion Period
Physical or
cash settlement
Number of shares
and voting rights
% of shares and
voting rights
American Depository Receipt (US79588J1025)N/AN/APhysical13,691 shares

13,691 voting rights
0.00% shares

0.00% voting rights
Securities LentN/AN/APhysical69,773 shares

69,773 voting rights
0.01% shares

0.01% voting rights
CFDN/AN/ACash53,799 shares

53,799 voting rights
0.01% shares

0.01% voting rights
SUBTOTAL B137,263 shares

137,263 voting rights
0.02% shares

0.02% voting rights

SAMPO PLC

Mirko Hurmerinta
IR & Communications Specialist
tel. +358 10 516 0032

Distribution:
Nasdaq Helsinki
London stock exchange
The principal media
Financial Supervisory Authority
www.sampo.com


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