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A notification according to Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act: Telenor Finland Holding Oy’s holding in DNA has exceeded 2/3 and 90 per cent

DNA PLC STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 2 October 2019 15:00 am EEST

On 2 October 2019, DNA Plc (business ID 0592509-6) received a notification according to Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act from Telenor Finland Holding Oy (business ID 3009547-7,Telenor Group’s wholly owned subsidiary), stating that the company’s holdings and proportion of voting rights in DNA Plc is 94.46 per cent.

According to the notification Telenor Finland Holding Oy owns 124 967 384 shares after the transaction on 2 October 2019 representing 94.46 per cent of DNA Plc’s shares and voting rights. Thus, the holding exceeded the 2/3 and 90 per cent flagging threshold.

DNA Plc has one series of shares, and each share entitles to one vote. The total number of shares is 132,303,500.

Total positions of Telenor Group 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 issuer
Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached  

94.46
 

-
 

94.46
 

132,303,500

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
ISIN code
Number 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)
FI4000062385 124,967,384   94.46  
SUBTOTAL A 124,967,384 94.46

Further enquiries:
Head of IR, Marja Mäkinen, DNA Plc, tel. +358 44 044 1262, marja.makinen@dna.fi
DNA Corporate Communications, tel. +358 44 044 8000, communications@dna.fi

DNA is a Finnish telecommunications group providing high-quality voice, data and TV services for communication, entertainment and working. DNA is Finland's largest cable operator and the leading pay TV provider. Our mission is to provide products and services that make our private and corporate customers' lives simple. As a telecommunications operator, DNA plays an important role in society by providing important communication connections and by enabling digital development. DNA was ranked as Finland's best place to work in 2019 in the Great Place to Work survey’s large companies category. In 2018, our net sales were EUR 912 million and our operating profit EUR 139 million. DNA has more than 4 million subscriptions in its fixed and mobile communications networks. The Group also includes DNA Store, Finland's largest retail chain selling mobile phones. DNA shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. For further information, visit www.dna.fi or follow us on Twitter @DNA_fi and Facebook.