21.03.2018

    Solteq Plc: Notice pursuant to the Finnish Securities Market Act, Chapter 9, Section 5

    Solteq Plc Stock Exchange Bulletin 21.3.2018 at 9.30 am 
     
    Solteq Plc has on 21.3.2018, received a notification under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Market Act, according to which the holding of Sentica Buyout III GP Oy in Solteq Plc’s shares and votes has fallen below 25 percent. On 21.3.2018, Sentica Buyout III GP Oy’s total holding of shares amounted to 24,87 percent of Solteq Plc’s shares and votes. According to the notification, the change in total position is due to registration of new shares into trade register. 
     
    Total position of Sentica Buyout III GP Oy subject to the notification:    

       % of shares and voting rights   % of shares and voting rights through   financial instruments   Total of both in %   Total number of shares and voting rights of   issuer  
    Resulting situation of the date on which the   threshold was crossed of reached   24,87   -   24,87   19 306 527  
    Position of previous notification   26,98   -   26,98     

    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)  
    FI0009007991      4 801 293 shares and votes      24,87 %  
    Total   4 801 293   24,87 %  

    Sentica Buyout III Ky holds 4,621,244 shares, which represent 23,94 per cent of all of the company’s shares and votes, and Sentica Buyout III Co-Investment Ky holds 180,049 shares which represent 0,93 per cent of all the shares and votes in the company, both controlled by Sentica Buyout III GP Oy. 

    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. 

    Solteq’s registered number of shares and votes is 19,306,527. Solteq has a single series of shares.  

    Solteq Plc   

    Further information   
    Olli Väätäinen, CEO    
    tel. +358 50 5578 111    
    e-mail olli.vaatainen@solteq.com      

    Antti Kärkkäinen, CFO    
    tel. +358 40 8444 393    
    e-mail antti.karkkainen@solteq.com      

    Distribution   
    NASDAQ OMX Helsinki    
    Major media    
    www.solteq.com   

    2018