06.07.2015

    SOLTEQ PLC: DISCLOSURE OF CHANGE IN SHAREHOLDINGS UNDER CHAPTER 9, SECTION 10 OF THE SECURITIES MARKETS ACT

    Solteq Plc Stock Exchange release 6.7.2015 at 3.15 pm

    Solteq Plc (Solteq) has received today notification based on chapter 9 section 5 of the Securities Market Act from Sentica Buyout III GP Oy (business ID 2126931-6) and Sentica Buyout III Ky (business ID 2237279-6). The notification contains the following information:

    According to the notification, Sentica Buyout III Ky's share of ownership of shares and voting rights of Solteq Plc exceeded the 25% threshold on 3 July 2015 due to acquisition of shares. 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 exceeded the 25% threshold on 3 July 2015 due to the acquisition.

    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 4,621,244 Solteq shares which represent 25.96 per cent. of all of the company's shares and votes. The indirect holding of Sentica Buyout III GP Oy is a total of 4,801,293 shares and votes, which represent 26.98 % of all the shares and votes in the company, including the ownership mentioned above and that Sentica Buyout III Co-Investment Ky holds 180,049 shares which represent 1.01 per cent of all the shares and votes in the company.

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

    SOLTEQ PLC

    Additional information:

    CEO Repe Harmanen

    Tel. + 358 400 467 717

    Email repe.harmanen@solteq.com

    CFO Antti Kärkkäinen

    Tel. + 358 40 8444 393

    Email antti.karkkainen@solteq.com

    Distribution:

    NASDAQ OMX Helsinki

    Key media

    www.solteq.com

    2015