03.07.2015

SOLTEQ PLC: ANNOUNCEMENT ACCORDING TO SECURITY MARKETS ACT, CHAPTER 9, SECTION 10

Solteq Plc Stock Exchange Release 3.7.2015 at 5.00 pm.

The board of directors of Solteq Plc (Solteq) has on 2 July 2015 decided on a directed share issue. The shares given in the directed issue were registered with the Trade Register on 3 July 2015, on which date Solteq published the amendment to the number of shares.

After the share issue Solteq's registered number of shares and votes is 17,798,059. Solteq has a single series of shares.

Solteq Plc has today received a notification pursuant to Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act from Sentica Buyout III GP Oy (business ID 2126931-6) and Sentica Buyout III Ky (business ID 2237279-6).

According to the notification the amendment in share ownership is related to the transaction closing and Sentica Buyout III Ky and Sentica Buyout III Co-Investment Ky subscribing new Solteq shares on 2 July 2015.. Sentica Buyout III Ky's direct share of ownership of shares and voting rights of Solteq Plc exceeds the 5% threshold. According to the notification, Sentica Buyout III GP Oy's indirect holding through Sentica Buyout III Ky and Sentica Buyout III Co-Investment Ky of the shares and voting rights in Solteq Plc exceeds the 5% threshold.

The only general partner of Sentica Buyout III Ky and Sentica Buyout III Co-Investment Ky is Sentica Buyout III GP Oy. Sentica Buyout III GP Oy exercises the power of decision in the companies. The investment management functions of both the funds have been transferred to Sentica Partners Oy based on a separate investment management agreement.

Sentica Buyout III Ky holds 1,645,046 Solteq shares which represents 9.24 per cent. of all of the company's shares and votes. The indirect holding of Sentica Buyout III GP Oy is a total of 1,709,139 shares and votes, which represents 9,60 % of all the shares and votes in the company, including the ownership mentioned above and that Sentica Buyout III Co-Investment Ky holds 64,093 shares which represents 0.36 per cent of all the shares and votes in the company.

SOLTEQ PLC

For more information, please contact:

CEO Repe Harmanen

Tel. + 358 400 467 717

Email repe.harmanen@solteq.com

CFO Antti Kärkkäinen

Telephone +358 40 8444 393

Email: antti.karkkainen@solteq.com

Distribution:

NASDAQ OMX Helsinki

Key media

www.solteq.com                

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