Metsä Board Corporation has received an announcement under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, from Metsäliitto Cooperative on 29 December 2022.
The flagging notification is based on an acquisition of shares or voting rights.
According to the announcement, the total shares of Metsäliitto Cooperative in Metsä Board Corporation has exceeded the 50% threshold on 29 December 2022. According to the flagging notification, Metsäliitto Cooperative's indirect ownership as stated in the flagging notification consists entirely of treasury shares held by Metsä Board Corporation.
Metsäliitto Cooperative has announced the following information:
|% shares and voting rights (total of A)||% shares and voting rights through financial instruments (total of B)||Total of both in % (A+B)||Total number of shares and voting rights of issuer|
|Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was exceeded||50.12% of shares and 68.23% of voting rights||-||50.12% of shares and 68.23% of voting rights||Shares: 355,512,746
Voting rights: 978,754,071
|Position of previous notification (if applicable)||47.04% of shares and 66.74% of voting rights||-||47.04% of shares and 66.74% of voting rights|
Notified details of the resulting situation after the threshold was exceeded:
|A: Shares and voting rights||Number of shares and voting rights||% of shares and voting rights|
|Class / type of shares ISIN code||Direct (SMA 9:5)||Indirect (SMA 9:6 and 9:7)||Direct (SMA 9:5)||Indirect (SMA 9:6 and 9:7)|
|FI0009000665 (B-share)||151,416,697 shares and 151,416,697 voting rights||1,000,000 shares and 1,000,000 voting rights||42.59% of shares and 15.47% of voting rights||0.28% of shares and 0.10% of voting rights|
|FI0009000640 (A-share)||25,767,605 shares and 515,352,100 voting rights||-||7.25% of shares and 52.65% of voting rights||-|
|A TOTAL||178,184,302 shares and 667,768,797 voting rights||50.12% of shares and 68.23% of voting rights|
METSÄ BOARD CORPORATION