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The shareholding of Oy Etra Invest Ab crosses the 10% flagging threshold

Suominen Corporation   Stock Exchange Release 2 June 2017 at 16:30 EEST

Suominen Corporation has today received a notification referred to in Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Market Act. According to the notification, the shareholding of Oy Etra Invest Ab in Suominen Corporation will cross the 10% flagging threshold.

1. Identity of the issuer: Suominen Corporation

2. Reason for the notification: Conversion of the bond notes and accrued interests of the hybrid bond issued by Suominen Corporation into shares (conversion notification to Suominen Corporation).

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation: Erkki Etola, domicile Helsinki, Finland

4. Full name of the shareholder: Oy Etra Invest Ab (company under the controlling power of the person subject to the notification obligation, crossing the flagging threshold)

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached: 2 June 2017

6. Total positions of person subject to the notification obligation:

 

% 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)

Total number of shares and voting rights of the issuer

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached

12.81

 

12.81

51,665,642

Position of previous notification

8.08

2.88

10.96

 

 

  1. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached:

A: Shares and voting rights

Class/type of shares

Number of shares and voting rights

% of shares and voting rights

FI0009010862

Direct (SMA 9:5)

Indirect (SMA 9:6 and 9:7)

Direct (SMA 9:5)

Indirect (SMA 9:6 and 9:7)

 

6,619,009

 

12.81

 

SUBTOTAL A

6,619,009

 

12.81

 

 

  1. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation

Name

% of shares and voting rights

Shares, votes and financial instruments, total

Erkki Etola

0.19

100,000

Oy Etra Invest Ab

11.33

5,853,605

Tiiviste-Group Oy

1.29

665,404

 

Changes in the combined shareholdings of Mr Erkki Etola and the companies under his controlling power (Oy Etra Invest Ab and Tiiviste-Group Oy) do not cross the flagging thresholds.


Suominen Corporation
Nina Kopola, President & CEO

For further information, please contact: Nina Kopola, President & CEO, tel +358 10 214 300


Suominen in brief

Suominen manufactures nonwovens as roll goods for wipes as well as for medical and hygiene products. The end products made of Suominen’s nonwovens – wet wipes, feminine care products and swabs, for instance – bring added value to the daily life of consumers worldwide. Suominen is the global market leader in nonwovens for wipes and employs some 650 people in Europe and in the Americas. Suominen’s net sales in 2016 amounted to EUR 416.9 million and comparable operating profit to EUR 25.6 million. The Suominen share (SUY1V) is listed in Nasdaq Helsinki Stock Exchange (Mid Cap). Read more at www.suominen.fi.


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