Notification in accordance with the Finnish Securities Market Act Chapter 9 § 5: BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited decreased holding in Wärtsilä Corporation

Notification in accordance with the Finnish Securities Market Act Chapter 9 § 5: BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited decreased holding in Wärtsilä Corporation

Wärtsilä Corporation Company Announcement 22 September 2016 at 12.20 pm EET

BlackRock, Inc. has informed Wärtsilä Corporation that BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited has disposed of Wärtsilä shares on 21 September 2016, crossing below the 5% disclosure limit on shares and voting rights and on total holdings. The total number of shares held by BlackRock, Inc. remains above 5% of Wärtsilä's share capital and total votes.

Total position of BlackRock, Inc. and its funds subject to the notification:

 % of shares and voting rights% of shares and voting rights through financial instruments% of totalTotal number of shares and voting rights of issuer
Resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached8.40%0.11%8.52%197,241,130
Position of previous notification (if applicable)8.49%0.11%8.61% 

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

A: Shares and voting rights

Class / type of sharesNumber 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)
FI0009003727 16,584,654 8.40%
SUBTOTAL A16,584,6548.40%

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

Type of financial instrumentExpiration dateExercise / Conversion PeriodPhysical or cash settlementNumber of shares and voting rights% of shares and voting rights
Securities LentN/AN/APhysical214,3710.10%
CFDN/AN/ACash7,6210.00%
SUBTOTAL B   221,9920.11%



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Source: Wärtsilä Oyj Abp via GlobeNewswire

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