BlackRock’s shareholding in UPM has gone above the threshold of 5 per cent

UPM-Kymmene Corporation     Stock Exchange Release (Flagging Release) 13 November 2019 at 17:00 EETBlackRock’s shareholding in UPM has gone above the threshold of 5 per centUPM-Kymmene Corporation has on 13 November 2019 received an announcement under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which BlackRock, Inc.’s indirect holding of UPM shares and voting rights has gone above the threshold of 5 per cent on 12 November 2019.According to the announcement, BlackRock, Inc.’s indirect shareholding in UPM has increased to 26,786,176 shares, corresponding to 5.01 per cent of UPM shares and voting rights. The total number of UPM shares and voting rights owned directly or through financial instruments by BlackRock, Inc. and its funds was 5.11 per cent on 12 November 2019. UPM’s registered total number of shares and voting rights amounting to 533,735,699 has been used in the calculation of percentages for the announcement.Total positions of BlackRock, Inc. and its funds:Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached:A: Shares and voting rightsB: Financial Instruments according to SMA 9:6aFull chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and financial instruments are effectively held:UPM-Kymmene Corporation
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