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Flagging notifications

Shareholders of listed companies have an obligation to notify both the Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) and the listed company of changes in their holdings. Listed companies have an obligation to publicly disclose the shareholder's notification. Changes must be disclosed when the holding reaches, exceeds or falls below 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 50 or 90 percent or two thirds of the voting rights or the number of shares of the company. 

Currently, the only shareholder exceeding 5 percent ownership in Finnlines is:

Grimaldi Group Naples: 98.33 % (31 July 2016) of the share capital and voting rights

For more information: 10 major shareholders

Known shareholders' agreements

Finnlines is not aware of any shareholders' agreement regarding the Finnlines shares or voting rights.

Below is a list of flagging notifications of Finnlines' shareholders.

October 9, 2015

The ownership of Pension Insurance Company Ilmarinen in Finnlines Plc has declined below 10% (1/10) and 5% (1/20) due to a share deal 9.10.2015.
The ownership of Grimaldi Euromed SpA (which is a member of the Grimaldi Group and a subsidiary of Grimaldi Group SpA) in Finnlines Plc has exceeded 5% (1/20) and 10% (1/10) due to a share deal 9.10.2015.
The aggregate holdings of Grimaldi Group SpA, Grimaldi Deep Sea SpA, and Grimaldi Euromed SpA (which all are members of the Grimaldi Group) in Finnlines Plc have exceeded 90% (9/10) due to a share deal 9.10.2015.

September 27, 2011

The ownership of Grimaldi Compagnia di Navigazione SpA and Industria Armamento Meridionale SpA (which all are members of Grimaldi Group) in Finnlines Plc has achieved 66.70% (2/3).

February 27, 2007

The ownership of Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company in Finnlines Plc rose above 10 % (1/10) due to a share deal 27.2.2007.

January 4, 2007

The ownership of UBS AG Group in Finnlines Plc fell below 5 % (1/20) due to a share deal 2.1.2007.

December 29, 2006

Grimaldi Compagnia di Navigazione S.p.A., Industria Armamento Meridionale S.p.A. and Atlantic Container Line AB (all three companies belong to Grimaldi Group Naples) owns over 50 per cent of the voting and share capital in Finnlines Plc due to a share deal 29.12.2006.

December 1, 2006

The ownership of UBS AG Group in Finnlines Plc has exceeded 5% (1/20) due to a share deal 30.11.2006.

November 30, 2006

The ownership of Stora Enso Oyj in Finnlines Plc has declined below 5 % (1/20) due to a share deal 30.11.2006.

October 11, 2006

The ownership of AKO Capital LLP in Finnlines Plc has declined below 5 % (1/20) due to a share deal 10.10.2006.

October 10, 2006

The ownership of Thominvest Oy in Finnlines Plc has declined below 5 % (1/20) due to a share deal 10.10.2006.

September 4,2006

The Swedish Nordea Bank AB (publ) has today informed, that its Finnish subsidiary Nordea Pankki Suomi Oyj has today sold 2,000,000 shares of Finnlines Plc. Thereby the ownership of Nordea Pankki Suomi Oyj has declined to 0.19 % of Finnlines Plc's shares.

June 29,2006

Grimaldi Compagnia di Navigazione S.p.A., Industria Armamento Meridionale S.p.A. and Atlantic Container Line AB (all three companies belong to Grimaldi Group Naples) owns 30,50% of the voting and share capital in Finnlines Plc.

June 28, 2006

The ownership of Veikko Laine Oy, Pertti Laine and Heli-Maija Laine has declined below 10 % (1/10) due to a share deal 28.6.2006.

June 6, 2006

The holding of Osuuspankkikeskus Osk and its subsidiaries is below the level of 5 % (1/20).

April 6, 2006

The Swedish Nordea Bank AB (publ) has today informed, that the stock lending agreement its Finnish subsidiary Nordea Pankki Suomi made 30.3.2006 has ended, and thereby Nordea Pankki Suomi Oyj has received its 1,972,000 shares of Finnlines Plc. Nordea Pankki Suomi Oyj´s ownership of Finnlines Plc has thereby risen to 4.85 %.

March 30, 2006

The Swedish Nordea Bank AB (publ) has today informed, that its Finnish subsidiary Nordea Pankki Suomi Oyj has today made a stock lending agreement in which Nordea Pankki Suomi Oyj lends its 1,972,000 shares of Finnlines Plc. Thereby its ownership of Finnlines Plc has declined to 0,00 %. The agreement is fixed term and thereby at maturity 6.4.2006, the shares will return to Nordea Pankki Oyj´s ownership.

February 27, 2006

It has been brought to our attention that the holding of AKO Master Fund Limited has exceeded the level of 5 % (1/20).

February 23, 2006

The holding of Osuuspankkikeskus Osk and its subsidiaries OP- and Pohjola Mutual Fund Companies has exceeded the level of one twentieth (1/20).

February 16, 2006

Grimaldi Compagnia di Navigazione S.p.A, Industria Armamento Meridionale S.p.A and Atlantic Container Line AB which all three belong to Grimaldi Group Naples owns 6,170,000 number of shares / representing 15.176% of shares and votes.

January 24, 2006

The Swedish Nordea Bank AB (publ) and its subsidiaries holds total 6,2 % of the shares and votes of
Finnlines Plc.

June 6, 2005

Pension Insurance Company Ilmarinen owns 2,027,000 shares representing 5.03 % of shares and votes.

June 3, 2005

The ownership of Grimaldi Compagnia di Navigazione S.p.A and Industria Armamento Meridionale S.p.A (both companies belong to Grimaldi Group Naples) now represent total number of shares 4,680,000 / representing 11.61 % of shares and votes.

February 21, 2005

Svenska Handelsbanken AB (trade register number 502007-7862) has announced that its Finnlines holdings is less than 5 %.

October 12, 2004

Prudential plc has announced that the Finnlines holdings of funds under its management are 2,066,739 shares representing 5.17 % of the Finnlines shares and votes.

Finnlines' announcements on flaggings can be found under the list of stock exchange releases.