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Notice of change in Aspo voting rights pursuant to Chapter 9 Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act

Published Mar 22, 2017 4:30:00 PM

Aspo Plc has received a notification from Tatu Vehmas that his share of the voting rights in Aspo Plc has exceeded ten per cent (10%). The notification contains the following information:

1) Name of the company: Aspo Plc (Business ID 1547798-7)

2) Date of change of the voting rights: March 21, 2017.

3) Exact share of voting rights and share capital in Aspo Plc:

Tatu Vehmas owns 943,900 Aspo shares i.e. 3.05% of the share capital and votes. Furthermore, according to the flagging notification from May 31, 2016 Aatos Vehmas and Liisa Vehmas have authorized Tatu Vehmas to use the voting rights of Aspo shares owned by them so that he has had 9.42% of the voting rights.

Tatu Vehmas has informed Aspo Plc on March 22, 2017 that Joanna Robinson has authorized him to use the voting rights of Aspo shares owned by her. Joanna Robinson owns 300,000 Aspo shares i.e. 0.97% of the share capital.

In addition to his own voting rights of 3.05%, Tatu Vehmas has by proxy 7.34% of the voting rights i.e. in total 10.39% of the voting rights.

The total registered number of the shares in Aspo Plc is 30,975,524, which entitles to a total of 30,975,524 votes.

4) Complete name of the shareholder: Tatu Antti Aleksi Vehmas.

5) Further information: The change does not trigger any notification thresholds on the part of the authorizer.

ASPO PLC

Aki Ojanen     
CEO    

For more information, please contact
Arto Meitsalo, CFO of Aspo Plc, +358 9 521 4020, arto.meitsalo(a)aspo.com

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Aspo is a conglomerate that owns and develops business operations in Northern Europe and growth markets focusing on demanding B-to-B customers. Our strong company brands - ESL Shipping, Leipurin, Telko and Kauko - aim to be the market leaders in their sectors. They are responsible for their own operations, customer relationships and the development of these. Together they generate Aspo's goodwill. Aspo's Group structure and business operations are continually developed without any predefined schedules.