Major changes in shareholdings

Under the provisions of the Finnish Securities Markets Act (Chapter 9, Section 5), shareholders of listed companies have an obligation to notify both the Finnish Financial Supervision Authority and the listed company of changes in their holdings.

Major changes in shareholdings in 2022

March 8. 2022
The shareholding of Etola Group Oy, controlled by Mr. Erkki Etola, in Suominen Corporation has crossed the 10% flagging threshold. At the same time, the total holding of ErkkiEtola and companies controlled by him in Suominen Corporation has crossed the 20% flagging threshold. Read the stock exchange release.

February 25, 2022
The shareholding of Etola Group Oy, controlled by Mr. Erkki Etola, in Suominen Corporation has crossed the 5% flagging threshold. Read the stock exchange release.

January 20, 2022
The shareholding of Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company in Suominen Corporation has fallen below the threshold of 5 percent. Read the stock exchange release.

April 29, 2021 
The shareholding of Nordea Funds Ltd in Suominen Corporation has exceeded the threshold of 5 percent. Read the stock exchange release.

April 16, 2021
The share of ownership of Bolero Holdings SARL ownership in Suominen decreased to below 5 percent. Read the stock exchange release.

January 18, 2021
The shareholding of Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company in Suominen Corporation has fallen under the 5% flagging threshold. Read the stock exchange release.

January 18, 2021
The share of ownership of Oy Etra Invest Ab and Tiiviste-Group Oy, companies controlled by Mr. Erkki Etola, of the total amount of shares and voting rights in Suominen Corporation has increased above the notification thresholds of 15%. Read the stock exchange release. 

December 29, 2020
AC Invest Two B.V. has been merged into its parent company Ahlstrom Capital B.V., Ahlstrom Capital B.V. is therefore as of December 28, 2020 the direct shareholder in Suominen Corporation. Read the stock exchange release.

October 28, 2020
Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company notified Suominen on 28 October 2020 that its shareholding in the company falls below the 5% flagging thresholde. Read the stock exchange release.

December 16, 2019
Bolero Holdings SARL notified Suominen on 13 December 2019 that its shareholding in the company crosses the 5% flagging thresholde. Read the stock exchange release.

December 16, 2019
TVF TopCo Limited notified Suominen on 13 December 2019 that its shareholding in the company falls below the 5% flagging threshold. Read the stock exchange release.

December 13, 2017
AC Invest Two BV (a group company of Ahlström Capital) notified Suominen that its shareholding in the company falls below the 25% flagging threshold. Read the stock exchange release. 

June 2, 2017
Oy Etra Invest Ab (a company under the controlling power of Mr Erkki Etola) notified Suominen that its shareholding in the company will cross the 10% flagging threshold. Read the stock exchange release.

10 June 2016
Mr Erkki Etola and companies under his controlling power notified that their aggregated shareholding in Suominen Corporation crossed the 10% flagging threshold. Read the stock exchange release.

13 July 2015
GMT Capital Corp notified that it has on 9 July 2015 invested in Suominen shares and consequently reached the flagging threshold of 5% of all shares and votes in Suominen Corporation. Read the stock exchange release.

20 March 2015
Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company (Keskinäinen Eläkevakuutusyhtiö Ilmarinen, business identity code 0107638-1), notified that it has on 19 March 2015 divested Suominen shares and consequently crossed the threshold of 10% of all shares and votes in Suominen Corporation. Read the stock exchange release.

16 March 2015
Finnish Industry Investment Ltd (Suomen Teollisuussijoitus Oy, business identity code 1007806-3) notified that it has divested Suominen shares and thus its shareholding has fallen below the threshold of 5% of all shares and votes in Suominen. Read the stock exchange release.

18 February 2015
Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited (business identity code 0641130-2) notified that it has divested Suominen Corporation shares through a transaction made on 17 February 2015. Following the transaction, Mandatum’s ownership in Suominen would remain below the threshold of 5% even if Mandatum would convert all notes of the hybrid bond it subscribed in February 2014 into Suominen shares. Read the stock exchange release.

29 January 2015
Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited has notified Suominen Corporation that its shareholding in Suominen may increase so that the 5% threshold in shares and voting rights may be crossed.  Read the stock exchange release.

29 January 2015
Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited has notified Suominen Corporation that its share of Suominen's existing shares and votes has decreased to less than 5 %. Read the stock exchange release.

5 February 2014
Ahlstrom Corporation notified Suominen Corporation that its shareholding in Suominen may decrease so that the following thresholds in shares and voting rights may be reached or crossed: 5%, 10%, 15%, 20% or 25%. Read the stock exchange release.

Ahlström Capital Oy and AC Invest Two B.V notified Suominen Corporation that their shareholding in Suominen may increase so that the following thresholds in shares and voting rights may be reached or crossed: 5%, 10%, 15%, 20% or 25%. Read the stock exchange release.

Erkki Etola, Oy Etra Invest Ab and Tiiviste-Group Oy together notified Suominen Corporation that their shareholding in Suominen may cross the 5% notification threshold. Read the stock exchange release

10 January 2014
Ahlstrom Corporation notified Suominen Corporation on the potential changes in shareholding. Read the stock exchange release.

Ahlström Capital Oy and AC Invest Two B.V. notified Suominen Corporation on the potential changes in shareholding. Read the stock exchange release.

4 August 2011
Ahlstrom Corporation reported that its share of the total number of shares and voting rights in Suominen Corporation shall exceed 25 percent as a result of the arrangement which, if completed, may result in the exceeding of the flagging threshold.

Ahlstrom Corporation’s shareholding after the arrangement:
Number of shares: 66,666,666 shares
Share of the total number of shares and voting rights: 28.21%
Ahlstrom Corporation has no shareholding in Suominen Corporation before the arrangement.

Ahlstrom Corporation has, in an agreement signed on 4 August 2011, agreed on a transaction by which Ahlstrom Corporation’s Home and Personal nonwovens business area is sold to Suominen Corporation. The completion of the transaction is subject to e.g. approval by competition authorities. The transaction will be financed by share issue and debt. The share issue will be carried out as a directed share issue with a subscription price of 0.45 euro per share.

In relation to the transaction, Ahlstrom has on 4 August 2011 signed a commitment to subscribe for new shares for 30 million euros in a directed share issue prepared by Suominen Corporation. The commitment is subject to e.g. approval by competition authorities needed for the completion of the transaction. On the basis of the commitment, Ahlstrom would subscribe for a total of 66,666,666 new shares in Suominen’s share issue. If the share issue were carried out at the minimum size, Ahlstrom’s share in Suominen’s shares after the share issue would be 28.21%. If a greater number than the minimum number of shares was subscribed in the share issue, Ahlstrom’s final shareholding would be smaller.

4 August 2011
Oy Etra Invest Ab reported that its share of the total number of shares and voting rights in Suominen Corporation shall fall below 10 per cent as a result of the arrangement which, if completed, may result in a situation in which the flagging threshold falls below 10 per cent.

Oy Etra Invest Ab’s shareholding after the arrangement:
Number of shares: 12,223,320 shares
Share of the total number of shares and voting rights: 5.2%

Oy Etra Invest Ab has on 3 August 2011 signed a commitment to subscribe for new shares for 1.8 million euros in a directed share issue prepared by Suominen Corporation. The commitment to subscribe for new shares is related to the release today by Suominen Corporation, whereby Suominen Corporation has signed an agreement with Ahlstrom Corporation to buy its Home and Personal nonwovens business area.

The transaction will be financed by share issue and debt. The share issue will be carried out as a directed share issue with a subscription price of 0.45 euro per share. The criterion for the flagging is that the share issue will be carried out at the minimum size of 85 million euros.

4 August 2011
Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited reported that its share of the total number of shares and voting rights in Suominen Corporation shall exceed 5 per cent as a result of the arrangement which, if completed, may result in the exceeding of the flagging threshold.

Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited’s shareholding after the arrangement:
Number of shares: 22,222,222 shares
Share of the total number of shares and voting rights: 9.4%

Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited has on 3 August 2011 signed a commitment to subscribe for new shares for 10 million euros in a directed share issue prepared by Suominen Corporation. The commitment to subscribe for new shares is related to the release today by Suominen Corporation, whereby Suominen Corporation has signed an agreement with Ahlstrom Corporation to buy its Home and Personal nonwovens business area.

The transaction will be financed by share issue and debt. The share issue will be carried out as a directed share issue with a subscription price of 0.45 euro per share. The criterion for the flagging is that the share issue will be carried out at the minimum size of 85 million euros.

4 August 2011
Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company reported that its share of the total number of shares and voting rights in Suominen Corporation shall exceed 10 per cent as a result of the arrangement which, if completed, may result in the exceeding of the flagging threshold.

Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company’s shareholding after the arrangement:
Number of shares: 26,045,326 shares
Share of the total number of shares and voting rights: 11.0%

Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company has on 3 August 2011 signed a commitment to subscribe for new shares for 10 million euros in a directed share issue prepared by Suominen Corporation. The commitment to subscribe for new shares is related to the release today by Suominen Corporation, whereby Suominen Corporation has signed an agreement with Ahlstrom Corporation to buy its Home and Personal nonwovens business area.

The transaction will be financed by share issue and debt. The share issue will be carried out as a directed share issue with a subscription price of 0.45 euro per share. The criterion for the flagging is that the share issue will be carried out at the minimum size of 85 million euros.

4 August 2011
The company received a notification from Mr Heikki Bergholm that his share of the total number of shares and voting rights in Suominen Corporation shall fall below 5 per cent as a result of the arrangement which, if completed, may result in a situation in which the flagging threshold falls below 5 per cent.

Mr. Heikki Bergholm’s shareholding after the arrangement:

Number of shares: 5,319,405 shares
Share of the total number of shares and voting rights: 2.3%

Mr. Heikki Bergholm has on 3 August 2011 signed a commitment to subscribe for new shares for 765,000 euros in a directed share issue prepared by Suominen Corporation. The commitment to subscribe for new shares is related to the release today by Suominen Corporation, whereby Suominen Corporation has signed an agreement with Ahlstrom Corporation to buy its Home and Personal nonwovens business area.

The transaction will be financed by share issue and debt. The share issue will be carried out as a directed share issue with a subscription price of 0.45 euro per share. The criterion for the flagging is that the share issue will be carried out at the minimum size of 85 million euros.

4 August 2011
Evald and Hilda Nissi Foundation reported that its share of the total number of shares and voting rights in Suominen Corporation shall fall below 5 per cent as a result of the arrangement which, if completed, may result in a situation in which the flagging threshold falls below 5 per cent.

Evald and Hilda Nissi Foundation’s shareholding after the arrangement:
Number of shares: 6,943,646 shares
Share of the total number of shares and voting rights: 2.9%

Evald and Hilda Nissi Foundation has on 3 August 2011 signed a commitment to subscribe for new shares for 1.2 million euros in a directed share issue prepared by Suominen Corporation. The commitment to subscribe for new shares is related to the release today by Suominen Corporation, whereby Suominen Corporation has signed an agreement with Ahlstrom Corporation to buy its Home and Personal nonwovens business area.

The transaction will be financed by share issue and debt. The share issue will be carried out as a directed share issue with a subscription price of 0.45 euro per share. The criterion for the flagging is that the share issue will be carried out at the minimum size of 85 million euros.

4 August 2011
Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company reported that its share of the total number of shares and voting rights in Suominen Corporation shall exceed 5 per cent if the arrangement shall be completed.

Varma’s shareholding after the arrangement:
Number of shares: 22,222,222 shares
Share of the total number of shares and voting rights: 9.4%.
Varma has no shareholding in Suominen Corporation before the arrangement.

Varma has on 3 August 2011 signed a commitment to subscribe for new shares for 10 million euros in a directed share issue prepared by Suominen Corporation. The commitment to subscribe for new shares is related to the release today by Suominen Corporation, whereby Suominen Corporation has signed an agreement with Ahlstrom Corporation to buy its Home and Personal nonwovens business area.

The transaction will be financed by share issue and debt. The share issue will be carried out as a directed share issue with a subscription price of 0.45 euro per share. The criterion for the flagging is that the share issue will be carried out at the minimum size of 85 million euros.

4 August 2011
The company received a notification from Mr. Mikko Maijala that the combined share of Mr. Mikko Maijala and Maijala Investment Oy in which Mr. Mikko Maijala exercises control, of the total number of shares and voting rights in Suominen Corporation shall fall below 5 per cent as a result of the arrangement which, if completed, may result in a situation in which the flagging threshold falls below 5 per cent.

The total shareholding of Mikko Maijala and Maijala Invest Oy after the arrangement:
Number of shares: 3,558,967
Share of total number of shares and voting rights: 1.5%

Mr. Mikko Maijala has on 3 August 2011 signed a commitment to subscribe for new shares for 0.5 million euros in a directed share issue prepared by Suominen Corporation. The commitment to subscribe for new shares is related to the release today by Suominen Corporation, whereby Suominen Corporation has signed an agreement with Ahlstrom Corporation to buy its Home and Personal nonwovens business area.

The transaction will be financed by share issue and debt. The share issue will be carried out as a directed share issue with a subscription price of 0.45 euro per share. The criterion for the flagging is that the share issue will be carried out at the minimum size of 85 million euros.

1 July 2010
The company received a notification from Mr. Mikko Maijala that the combined holding of his own and Maijala Investment Oy, in which he has a controlling power, in Suominen Corporation corresponds to 5.1 per cent of the company's share capital and voting rights.

2 October 2009
Oy Etra Invest Ab reported that on 1 October 2009 its holding in the share capital and voting rights of Suominen Corporation had grown to 16.44%.

4 June 2009
Oy Etra Invest Ab reported that on 2 June 2009 its holding in the share capital and voting rights of Suominen Corporation had grown to 14.12%.

20 November 2008
Oy Etra Invest Ab reported that on 19 November 2008 its holding in the share capital and voting rights of Suominen Corporation had grown to 5.73%.

3 May 2007
Sampo Life Insurance Company reported that on 2 May 2007 its holding in the share capital and voting rights of Suominen Corporation had decreased to 3.04%. The ownership may decrease so that the following thresholds will be reached or crossed: 5 %, 10 %, 15 %, 20 % or 25 %.