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Open35.72
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52 Week Range21.34 - 42.46
Volume1,014,077
Avg. Volume1,053,456
Market Cap20.009B
Beta (5Y Monthly)1.08
PE Ratio (TTM)16.63
EPS (TTM)2.17
Earnings DateFeb 04, 2021 - Feb 08, 2021
Forward Dividend & Yield1.50 (4.16%)
Ex-Dividend DateJun 03, 2020
1y Target Est46.28
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    • Sampo plc: Managers’ Transactions (Leviathan Oy)
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      Sampo plc: Managers’ Transactions (Leviathan Oy)

      SAMPO PLC                        MANAGERS’ TRANSACTIONS                    26 November 2020 at 12:15 pm Sampo plc: Managers’ Transactions (Leviathan Oy)Sampo plc (business code 0142213-3) has received the following notification under Article 19 of the Market Abuse Regulation.____________________________________________Person subject to the notification requirement Name: Leviathan Oy Position: Closely associated person (X) Legal person(1): Person Discharging Managerial Responsibilities In Issuer Name: Lapveteläinen, Patrick Position: Other senior managerIssuer: Sampo plc LEI: 743700UF3RL386WIDA22Notification type: INITIAL NOTIFICATION Reference number: 743700UF3RL386WIDA22_20201126095911_2 ____________________________________________Transaction date: 2020-11-24 Venue: NASDAQ HELSINKI LTD (XHEL) Instrument type: SHARE ISIN: FI0009003305 Nature of the transaction: ACQUISITIONTransaction details (1): Volume: 2,000 Unit price: 35.9704 EURAggregated transactions (1): Volume: 2,000 Volume weighted average price: 35.9704 EUR ____________________________________________Transaction date: 2020-11-25 Venue: NASDAQ HELSINKI LTD (XHEL) Instrument type: SHARE ISIN: FI0009003305 Nature of the transaction: ACQUISITIONTransaction details (1): Volume: 3,000 Unit price: 35.8752 EURAggregated transactions (1): Volume: 3,000 Volume weighted average price: 35.8752 EUR In total, all acquisitions reported above are 5,000 shares. SAMPO PLC Jarmo Salonen Head of Investor Relations and Group Communications tel. +358 10 516 0030 Distribution: Nasdaq Helsinki London Stock Exchange Financial Supervisory Authority The principal media www.sampo.com

    • Sampo plc announces tender offers of its outstanding notes maturing in September 2021, May 2022, September 2023 and May 2025
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      Sampo plc announces tender offers of its outstanding notes maturing in September 2021, May 2022, September 2023 and May 2025

      NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO OR TO ANY PERSON LOCATED OR RESIDENT IN THE UNITED STATES, ITS TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS (INCLUDING PUERTO RICO, THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, GUAM, AMERICAN SAMOA, WAKE ISLAND AND THE NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS), ANY STATE OF THE UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA OR IN OR INTO ANY OTHER JURISDICTION WHERE IT IS UNLAWFUL TO DISTRIBUTE THIS ANNOUNCEMENTSAMPO PLC                        INSIDER INFORMATION                              23 November 2020 at 2:35 pm Sampo plc announces a cash tender offer in respect of its outstanding EUR 500,000,000 1.50 per cent Notes due 16 September 2021, SEK 700,000,000 0.875 per cent Notes due 23 May 2022, SEK 1,300,000,000 Floating Rate Notes due 23 May 2022, EUR 750,000,000 1.00 per cent Notes due 18 September 2023 and EUR 500,000,000 1.250 per cent Notes due 30 May 2025This announcement is released by Sampo plc and contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014 (“MAR”), encompassing information relating to the 2021 Notes, 2022 Fixed Rate Notes, 2022 Floating Rate Notes, 2023 Notes and 2025 Notes described above (each as defined below). For the purposes of MAR and Article 2 of the Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1055, this announcement is made by Jarmo Salonen, the Head of Investor Relations and Group Communications of Sampo plc.Sampo plc (the “Issuer”) today announces an invitation to holders of its outstanding EUR 500,000,000 1.50 per cent. Notes due 16 September 2021 (ISIN: XS1110299036) (the “2021 Notes”), SEK 700,000,000 0.875 per cent. Notes due 23 May 2022 (ISIN: XS1823483414) (the “2022 Fixed Rate Notes”), SEK 1,300,000,000 Floating Rate Notes due 23 May 2022 (ISIN: XS1823484222) (the “2022 Floating Rate Notes”), EUR 750,000,000 1.00 per cent. Notes due 18 September 2023 (ISIN: XS1520733301) (the “2023 Notes”) and EUR 500,000,000 1.250 per cent. Notes due 30 May 2025 (ISIN: XS1622193750) (the “2025 Notes”) (together, the “Securities” and each series of Securities, a “Series”) to (i) tender any and all of their 2023 Notes and (ii) to tender their 2021 Notes, 2022 Fixed Rate Notes, 2022 Floating Rate Notes and 2025 Notes up to (subject as set out herein and allocated in the Issuer’s sole discretion) an aggregate principal amount of the Euro Equivalent of €750,000,000 less the aggregate principal amount of the 2023 Notes validly tendered and accepted for purchase, in each case for purchase by the Issuer for cash. The Issuer however reserves the right in its sole discretion to accept significantly less than or significantly more than (or none of) such amount for purchase pursuant to the Tender Offers.Such invitations (the “Tender Offers”) are made on the terms and subject to the conditions contained in the tender offer memorandum dated 23 November 2020 (the “Tender Offer Memorandum”) prepared by the Issuer, and are subject to the offer and distribution restrictions set out below and as more fully described in the Tender Offer Memorandum.  Capitalised terms used and not otherwise defined in this announcement have the meanings given thereto in the Tender Offer Memorandum.Copies of the Tender Offer Memorandum are (subject to the offer and distribution restrictions set out below) available from the Tender Agent, the contact details for which are set out below.  RATIONALE FOR THE TENDER OFFERSThe Tender Offers are being made as part of the Issuer’s commitment to active management of its balance sheet.  The purpose of the Tender Offers is to pro-actively manage the Issuer’s upcoming redemptions and to reduce gross debt.  The Issuer intends to cancel all of the Securities acquired pursuant to the Tender Offers. Securities which have not been validly submitted and accepted for purchase pursuant to the Tender Offers will remain outstanding on their existing terms. THE TENDER OFFERSThe Issuer will purchase the Securities validly tendered and accepted by it pursuant to the relevant Tender Offer for cash at the relevant Tender Price as described in further detail in the Tender Offer Memorandum and below, together with an amount equal to accrued and unpaid interest on such Securities from and including the most recent interest payment date to but excluding the Settlement Date:Any and all SecuritiesDescription of the Securities  ISINAggregate Principal Amount outstandingTender PriceBenchmark Rate Fixed Purchase SpreadFixed Purchase Yield*Amount subject to the relevant Tender Offer EUR 750,000,000 1.00 per cent. Notes due 18 September 2023  XS1520733301EUR 750,000,000As determined on the Pricing DateN/AN/A-0.450%Any and all Capped Tender Offer SecuritiesDescription of the Securities  ISINAggregate Principal Amount outstandingTender PriceBenchmark Rate Fixed Purchase SpreadFixed Purchase Yield*Amount subject to the relevant Tender Offer EUR 500,000,000 1.50 per cent. Notes due 16 September 2021  XS1110299036EUR 500,000,000As determined on the Pricing DateN/AN/A-0.500%Up to an aggregate principal amount of the Euro Equivalent of €750,000,000 less the aggregate principal amount of the 2023 Notes validly tendered and accepted for purchase (subject as set out herein)   SEK 700,000,000 0.875 per cent. Notes due 23 May 2022  XS1823483414SEK 700,000,000As determined on the Pricing DateN/AN/A-0.050% SEK 1,300,000,000 Floating Rate Notes due 23 May 2022  XS1823484222SEK 1,300,000,000101.073%N/AN/AN/A EUR 500,000,000 1.250 per cent. Notes due 30 May 2025  XS1622193750EUR 500,000,000As determined on the Pricing DateInterpolated Mid-Swap Rate15 bpsAs determined on the Pricing Date * For information purposes only, the Tender Price for each Fixed Yield Series would, if determined in the manner described herein on the basis of a Settlement Date of 2 December 2020, be (i) in respect of the 2021 Notes, 101.586 per cent.; (ii) in respect of the 2022 Fixed Rate Notes, 101.365 per cent.; and (iii) in respect of the 2023 Notes, 104.087 per cent.  Should the Settlement Date in respect of any Securities of a Fixed Yield Series accepted for purchase pursuant to the relevant Tender Offer differ from 2 December 2020, the relevant Tender Price will be recalculated, all as further described herein. TENDER PRICEThe Issuer will pay for each Series of Securities validly tendered and accepted by it for purchase pursuant to the Tender Offers a price (each, a “Tender Price”) to be determined (other than in respect of the 2022 Floating Rate Notes) at the Pricing Time on the Pricing Date in the manner described in the Tender Offer Memorandum by reference to:(i) in respect of the 2021 Notes, the 2022 Fixed Rate Notes and the 2023 Notes (each such Series of Securities, a “Fixed Yield Series”) the fixed purchase yield of -0.500 per cent. in respect of the 2021 Notes, -0.050 per cent. in respect of the 2022 Fixed Rate Notes and -0.450 per cent. in respect of the 2023 Notes (each such yield, a “Fixed Purchase Yield”); and(ii) in respect of the 2025 Notes the sum (such sum, the “2025 Notes Fixed Purchase Yield”) of (i) the 2025 Notes Fixed Purchase Spread and (ii) the 2025 Notes Interpolated Mid-Swap Rate.Each such Tender Price will be determined in accordance with market convention and expressed as a percentage of the principal amount of Securities of the relevant Series accepted for purchase pursuant to the relevant Tender Offer rounded to the nearest 0.001 per cent. (with 0.0005 per cent rounded upwards), and is intended to reflect a yield to maturity of the relevant Series (and in the case of the 2025 Notes, to the first optional call date) on the Settlement Date equal to the relevant Tender Yield. Specifically, the Tender Price applicable to Securities of a particular Series (other than the 2022 Floating Rate Notes) will equal (a) the value of all remaining payments of principal and interest on the relevant Series up to and including the scheduled maturity date of the relevant Series (and in the case of the 2025 Notes, to the first optional call date, assuming all outstanding 2025 Notes are redeemed at their principal amount on such date), discounted to the Settlement Date at a discount rate equal to the relevant Tender Yield, minus (b) Accrued Interest for such Series.In respect of the 2022 Floating Rate Notes the Tender Price is 101.073 per cent. TENDER PRIORITYWhen accepting validly tendered Securities for purchase pursuant to the Tender Offers, the Issuer will give priority to the 2023 Notes validly tendered for purchase. If the Issuer decides to accept any Securities for purchase, the Issuer currently proposes to accept for purchase pursuant to the Tender Offers (i) any and all of the 2023 Notes and (ii) all or part of the 2021 Notes, 2022 Fixed Rate Notes, 2022 Floating Rate Notes and 2025 Notes validly tendered for purchase  such that the aggregate principal amount of the 2021 Notes, 2022 Fixed Rate Notes, 2022 Floating Rate Notes and 2025 Notes accepted for purchase shall not (when aggregated with the aggregate principal amount of the 2023 Notes to be accepted for purchase) exceed the Euro Equivalent of €750,000,000. The Issuer however reserves the right in its sole discretion to accept significantly less than or significantly more than (or none of) such amount for purchase pursuant to the Tender Offers.Subject to the priority provided to the 2023 Notes, the Issuer will determine the allocation of the Final Acceptance Amount between each Series of Securities in its sole and absolute discretion, and reserves the right to accept significantly more or significantly less (or none) of any such Series as compared to the other such Series.In the case of the 2021 Notes, 2022 Fixed Rate Notes, 2022 Floating Rate Notes and 2025 Notes, if the Issuer decides to accept any validly tendered Securities of such Series for purchase pursuant to the relevant Tender Offer and the aggregate principal amount of the relevant Series validly tendered for purchase is greater than the aggregate principal amount of such Series that the Issuer decides to accept for purchase, the Issuer intends to accept such Securities for purchase on a pro rata basis as further described below.In the circumstances described in the Tender Offer Memorandum in which the 2021 Notes, 2022 Fixed Rate Notes, 2022 Floating Rate Notes or 2025 Notes validly tendered pursuant to the Tender Offers are to be accepted on a pro rata basis, for the purposes of such acceptance, each such valid Offer to Sell will be scaled by the relevant factor equal to (i) the maximum aggregate principal amount of the Securities of the relevant Series that are to be accepted for purchase, divided by (ii) the aggregate principal amount of the Securities of such Series that have been validly tendered in the Tender Offers, subject to rounding as provided below.Each tender of Securities reduced in this manner will be rounded down at the Issuer’s discretion to the nearest €1,000 or SEK 1,000,000 (as applicable) provided that the Issuer will not accept an Offer to Sell in this manner where the acceptance of pro-rated Securities would result in a Securityholder transferring Securities to the Issuer in an aggregate principal amount less than the applicable Minimum Denomination.In addition, in the event of any such pro rata allocation, the Issuer will use reasonable endeavours to apply pro rata allocation (to the extent practicable, and adjusted as may be applicable) to each valid Offer to Sell of Securities of the relevant Series in such a manner as will result in both:(a)   the relevant Securityholder transferring to the Issuer an aggregate principal amount of Securities of the relevant Series; and(b)   the relevant Securityholder's residual amount of Securities of the relevant Series (being the principal amount of the Securities the subject of the relevant Offer to Sell that are not accepted for purchase by virtue of such pro rata allocation),amounting, in each case, to either (i) at least the Minimum Denomination of such Series or (ii) zero, and the Issuer therefore reserves the right (but shall not be obliged) to adjust the relevant factor applicable to any relevant Offer to Sell accordingly.The Issuer is not under any obligation to accept any valid Offers to Sell by Securityholders.Securities in respect of which the Issuer has not accepted an Offer to Sell (including where such non-acceptance is as a result of pro-ration) will remain outstanding subject to the terms and conditions of such Securities and will be unblocked in the respective Clearing System as soon as possible after the Settlement Date.Each acceptance of an Offer to Sell shall become effective through settlement without any further notification of such acceptance to the respective Securityholders, and the respective Securityholders waive any such separate notification of acceptance by transmitting the Electronic Instruction Notice. PARTICIPATING IN THE TENDER OFFERSTo tender Securities for purchase pursuant to the relevant Tender Offer, a Securityholder who is eligible to participate in the relevant Tender Offer (each a “Qualifying Holder”) should deliver, or arrange to have delivered on its behalf, via Euroclear Bank SA/NV or Clearstream Banking S.A. (the “Clearing Systems”) and in accordance with the requirements of such Clearing System, a valid Electronic Instruction Notice that is received by the Tender Agent by the Expiration Time.  Electronic Instruction Notices must be submitted in respect of a principal amount of Securities of the relevant Series of no less than the Minimum Denomination of the relevant Series of Securities (including after any pro rata scaling, if applicable).A separate Electronic Instruction Notice must be completed on behalf of each beneficial owner of Securities of each such Series and, if a beneficial owner has a holding of Securities of more than one of these Series, in respect of its holding of Securities of each such Series.The receipt of such Electronic Instruction Notice by the relevant Clearing System will result in the blocking of the relevant Securities in the Securityholder's account with the relevant Clearing System so that no transfers may be effected in relation to such Securities.Electronic Instruction Notices are irrevocable except in the limited circumstances described in “Termination and Amendment” in the Tender Offer Memorandum.By submitting a valid Electronic Instruction Notice, a Securityholder and any Direct Participant submitting such Electronic Instruction Notice on such Securityholder's behalf shall be deemed to make and give certain agreements, acknowledgements, representations, warranties and undertakings to the Issuer, the Dealer Managers and the Tender Agent – see “Procedure for submitting Offers to Sell – Agreements, acknowledgements, representations, warranties and undertakings by Securityholders” in the Tender Offer Memorandum.For further information with respect to submitting Electronic Instruction Notices, see “Procedure for submitting Offers to Sell” in the Tender Offer Memorandum.Prior to making a decision as to whether to participate in the relevant Tender Offer, Securityholders should carefully consider all of the information in the Tender Offer Memorandum, including the section entitled “Risk Factors and other Considerations”. INDICATIVE TIMETABLE OF EVENTSPlease note the following important dates and times relating to the Tender Offers.  Each is indicative only and is subject to change as a result of any extension, termination, withdrawal or amendment as set out in the Tender Offer Memorandum.EventsTimes and Dates Commencement of the Tender Offers Notice of the Tender Offers published on a Notifying News Service and through RNS and distributed via the Clearing Systems. Tender Offer Memorandum made available by the Tender Agent to Qualifying Holders upon request. Beginning of Tender Offer Period.23 November 2020 Expiration Time Deadline for receipt by the Tender Agent of Electronic Instruction Notices. End of Tender Offer Period.5.00 pm Central European time on 30 November 2020 Announcement of indicative results and indicative Scaling Factors (if any) A non-binding announcement by the Issuer of whether or not it intends to accept valid tenders of Securities pursuant to the Tender Offers and if so accepted (i) the indicative principal amount of each Series of Securities it intends to accept pursuant to the Tender Offers; and (ii) any indicative Scaling Factors (in respect of the 2021 Notes, 2022 Fixed Rate Notes, 2022 Floating Rate Notes and 2025 Notes, if applicable).As soon as practicable on 1 December 2020 Pricing Time and Pricing Date Determination of the 2025 Notes Interpolated Mid-Swap Rate, the 2025 Notes Fixed Purchase Yield, the Tender Price for each Series of Securities (other than the 2022 Floating Rate Notes) and the Applicable SEK/Euro Exchange Rate.At or around 2.00 pm Central European time on 1 December 2020 Announcement of the results and pricing of the Tender Offers Details of whether the Issuer will accept valid tenders of Securities pursuant to all or any of the Tender Offers and, if so accepted, (i) the Final Acceptance Amount and, in respect of each Series of Securities so accepted, the aggregate principal amount of Securities of the relevant Series accepted, including details of any Scaling Factors (in respect of the 2021 Notes, 2022 Fixed Rate Notes, 2022 Floating Rate Notes and 2025 Notes, if applicable) and the relevant Tender Price and Accrued Interest, and (ii) in respect of the 2025 Notes, the 2025 Notes Fixed Purchase Yield and the 2025 Notes Interpolated Mid-Swap Rate, will be distributed via the Clearing Systems and published by way of announcement on a Notifying News Service and through RNS.As soon as practicable after the Pricing Time on the Pricing Date Tender Offers Settlement Date Expected settlement of the Tender Offers by payment of the Tender Consideration in respect of Securities accepted for purchase.Expected to be 2 December 2020 Qualifying Holders are advised to check with any Intermediary through which they hold their Securities whether such Intermediary would require receiving instructions to participate in, or withdraw their instruction to participate in, any Tender Offer prior to the deadlines set out above.  The deadlines set by each Clearing System for the submission of Electronic Instruction Notices will be earlier than the relevant deadlines above, in which case Qualifying Holders should follow those earlier deadlines. ANNOUNCEMENTSAll announcements made by the Issuer in relation to the Tender Offers will be made public through (i) RNS, (ii) a Notifying News Service and (iii) the Clearing Systems. Significant delays may be experienced where notices are delivered through the Clearing Systems, and Qualifying Holders are urged to contact the Tender Agent at the telephone numbers specified in this announcement for the relevant announcements during the Tender Offer Period.  All announcements will be made available upon release at the offices of the Tender Agent.  CONTACT INFORMATIONCitigroup Global Markets Limited and Nordea Bank Abp are acting as Dealer Managers for the Tender Offers and Lucid Issuer Services Limited is acting as Tender Agent.Questions and requests for assistance in connection with the Tender Offers may be directed to the Dealer Managers:THE DEALER MANAGERSCitigroup Global Markets Limited Citigroup Centre Canada Square Canary Wharf London E14 5LB United KingdomEmail: liabilitymanagement.europe@citi.com Telephone: +44 20 7986 8969 Attention: Liability Management GroupNordea Bank Abp Satamaradankatu 5 FI-00020 Helsinki FinlandEmail: nordealiabilitymanagement@nordea.com Telephone: +45 61612996 Attention: Nordea Liability ManagementQuestions and requests for assistance in connection with the delivery of Offers to Sell, and requests for documents, may be directed to the Tender Agent:TENDER AGENTLucid Issuer Services Limited Tankerton Works 12 Argyle Walk London WC1H 8HA United KingdomTelephone: +44 20 7704 0880 Attention: Paul Kamminga Email: sampo@lucid-is.comSAMPO PLCMirko Hurmerinta Investor Relations and Communications Specialist Telephone: +358 10 516 0032 Email: mirko.hurmerinta@sampo.fiMaria Silander Communications Manager, Media Relations Telephone: +358 10 516 0031 Email: maria.silander@sampo.fiDISCLAIMER: This announcement must be read in conjunction with the Tender Offer Memorandum.  This announcement and the Tender Offer Memorandum contain important information which should be read carefully before any decision is made with respect to the Tender Offers.  If any Securityholder is in any doubt as to the contents of the Tender Offer Memorandum or the action it should take, it is recommended to seek its own financial advice, including in respect of any tax consequences, from its stockbroker, bank manager, solicitor, tax advisor, accountant or other appropriately authorised independent financial adviser.  Any individual or company whose Securities are held on its behalf by a broker, dealer, bank, custodian, trust company or other nominee must contact such entity if it wishes to tender such Securities pursuant to the relevant Tender Offer.  None of the Issuer, the Dealer Managers or the Tender Agent or any of their respective directors, employees or affiliates expresses any opinion about the terms or merits of the Tender Offers or makes any recommendation whether Securityholders should tender Securities pursuant to the Tender Offers, and the Dealer Managers and the Tender Agent and their respective directors, employees and affiliates do not accept any responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the information contained in this announcement or the Tender Offer Memorandum including (without limitation) information concerning the Issuer or its subsidiaries and affiliates or for any failure by the Issuer to disclose events that may have occurred and may affect the significance or accuracy of such information.OFFER AND DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTIONS: The distribution of this announcement and the Tender Offer Memorandum in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law.  Persons into whose possession this announcement and/or the Tender Offer Memorandum comes are required by each of the Issuer, the Dealer Managers and the Tender Agent to inform themselves about, and to observe, any such restrictions.  Neither this announcement nor the Tender Offer Memorandum constitutes an offer to buy or a solicitation of an offer to sell the Securities (and tenders of Securities in the Tender Offers will not be accepted from Securityholders) in any circumstances in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful.  In those jurisdictions where the securities, blue sky or other laws require the Tender Offers to be made by a licensed broker or dealer and any Dealer Manager or any of the Dealer Managers' affiliates is such a licensed broker or dealer in any such jurisdiction, the relevant Tender Offer shall be deemed to be made by such Dealer Manager or such affiliate, as the case may be, on behalf of the Issuer in such jurisdiction.In addition to the representations referred to below in respect of the United States, each holder of Securities participating in the Tender Offers will also be deemed to give certain representations in respect of the other jurisdictions referred to below and generally as set out in the Tender Offer Memorandum.  Any tender of Securities for purchase pursuant to the relevant Tender Offer from a Securityholder that is unable to make these representations will not be accepted.  Each of the Issuer, the Dealer Managers and the Tender Agent reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to investigate, in relation to any tender of Securities for purchase pursuant to the relevant Tender Offer, whether any such representation given by a Securityholder is correct and, if such investigation is undertaken and as a result the Issuer determines (for any reason) that such representation is not correct, such tender shall not be accepted.UNITED STATES: The Tender Offers are not being made, and will not be made, directly or indirectly in or into, or by use of the mail of, or by any means or instrumentality of interstate or foreign commerce of or of any facilities of a national securities exchange of, the United States. This includes, but is not limited to, facsimile transmission, electronic mail, telex, telephone, the internet and other forms of electronic communication. The Securities may not be tendered in the Tender Offers by any such use, means, instrumentality or facility from or within the United States or by persons located or resident in the United States.Accordingly, copies of this announcement and the Tender Offer Memorandum and any other documents or materials relating to the Tender Offers are not being, and must not be, directly or indirectly mailed or otherwise transmitted, distributed or forwarded (including, without limitation, by custodians, nominees or trustees) in or into the United States or to any persons located or resident in the United States.  Any purported tender of Securities in the Tender Offers resulting directly or indirectly from a violation of these restrictions will be invalid and any purported tender of Securities made by a person located or resident in the United States or any agent, fiduciary or other intermediary acting on a non-discretionary basis for a principal giving instructions from within the United States will be invalid and will not be accepted.Each Securityholder participating in the Tender Offers will represent that it is not located in the United States and it is not participating in the Tender Offers from the United States or it is acting on a non-discretionary basis for a principal that is located outside the United States and that it is not giving an order to participate in the Tender Offers from the United States.  For the purposes of this and the above paragraph, “United States” means  the United States of America, its territories and possessions (including Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, Wake Island and the North Mariana Islands), any state of the United States of America and the District of Columbia.UNITED KINGDOM: The communication of this announcement and the Tender Offer Memorandum and any other documents or materials relating to the Tender Offers is not being made, and such documents and/or materials have not been approved, by an authorised person for the purposes of section 21(1) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, as amended (the “FSMA”).  Accordingly, such documents and/or materials are not being distributed to, and must not be passed on to, the general public in the United Kingdom.  The communication of such documents and/or materials is exempt from the restriction on financial promotions under section 21(1) of the FSMA on the basis that it is only directed at and may be communicated to (1) persons who have professional experience in matters relating to investments, being investment professionals as defined in Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the “FPO”); (2) persons who are Securityholders or who fall within Article 43(2) of the FPO; or (3) any other persons to whom these documents and/or materials may lawfully be communicated.  Any investment or investment activity to which this announcement or the Tender Offer Memorandum relates is available only to such persons or will be engaged only with such persons and other persons should not rely on it.FRANCE: The Tender Offers are not being made, directly or indirectly, to the public in the Republic of France (“France”) and this announcement, the Tender Offer Memorandum and any other document or material relating to the Tender Offers have not been distributed in France, except to qualified investors as defined in Article 2(e) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 and Article L411-2 1° of the French Code monétaire et financier..  This announcement and the Tender Offer Memorandum have not been and will not be submitted for clearance to nor approved by the Autorité des marches financiers.ITALY: None of this announcement, the Tender Offers, the Tender Offer Memorandum and any other documents or material relating to the Tender Offers has been or will be submitted to the clearance procedures of the Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (“CONSOB”), pursuant to applicable Italian laws and regulations.The Tender Offers are being carried out in the Republic of Italy (“Italy”) as exempted offers pursuant to article 101-bis, paragraph 3-bis of the Legislative Decree No. 58 of 24 February 1998, as amended (the “Financial Services Act”) and article 35-bis, paragraph 4 of CONSOB Regulation No. 11971 of 14 May 1999, as amended.Accordingly, holders or beneficial owners of the Securities that are located in Italy may tender their Securities in the relevant Tender Offer through authorised persons (such as investment firms, banks or financial intermediaries permitted to conduct such activities in Italy in accordance with the Financial Services Act, CONSOB Regulation No. 20307 of 15 February 2018, as amended from time to time, and Legislative Decree No. 385 of 1 September 1993, as amended) and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations or with requirements imposed by CONSOB or any other Italian authority.Each intermediary must comply with the applicable laws and regulations concerning information duties vis-à-vis its clients in connection with the Securities or the Tender Offers.Distribution: Nasdaq Helsinki London Stock Exchange The principal media Financial Supervisory Authority www.sampo.com

    • Sampo Group completes Hastings deal
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      Sampo Group completes Hastings deal

      SAMPO PLC                     STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE                      16 November 2020 at 12:30 pm Sampo Group completes Hastings dealSampo announced on 5 August 2020 that Sampo and Rand Merchant Investment Holdings (RMI) have made a recommended cash offer, through a jointly owned company, to acquire all issued and to be issued shares in Hastings Group Holdings Plc not already owned by Sampo and RMI.Following the completion of the Court Hearing procedure held on 13 November 2020, the offer will now be effective. The jointly owned company Dorset Bidco (Hastings Limited as of 2021) will become Sampo’s subsidiary and form a separate segment in the Group’s financial reporting. Dorset Bidco’s profit and loss items will be recognized line-by-line as of 16 November 2020 in the Group’s consolidated financial statements. SAMPO PLCJarmo Salonen Head of Investor Relations and Group Communications tel. +358 10 516 0030 Maria Silander Communications Manager, Media Relations tel. +358 10 516 0031 Distribution: Nasdaq Helsinki London Stock Exchange The principal media Financial Supervisory Authority www.sampo.com