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Nordea Bank Abp
Stock exchange release - Major shareholder announcements
27 May 2021 at 09.30 EET

Nordea Bank Abp has on 26 May 2021 received a notification under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which BlackRock, Inc.'s indirect shareholding of Nordea Bank Abp's shares and voting rights has crossed the threshold of 5 per cent on 25 May 2021.

The total number of shares and voting rights in Nordea Bank Abp is 4,049,951,919.

Total positions of BlackRock, Inc. and its funds according to the notification:

% of shares % of shares and voting rights Total of both
and voting through financial instruments in % (A + B)
rights (total of B)
(total of A)
Resulting 5.01% 0.07% 5.08%
situation on the
date on
which threshold
was crossed or
Position of 4.96% 0.09% 5.05%
(if applicable)

Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached:

A: Shares and voting rights

Class/type Number of % of shares and voting rights
of shares and
shares voting
ISIN code rights
Direct Indirect Direct Indirect
(SMA 9:5) (SMA 9:6 (SMA 9:5) (SMA 9:6 and 9:7)
and 9:7)
FI4000297767 202,911,661 5.01%
SUBTOTAL A 202,911,661 5.01%

B: Financial instruments according to SMA 9:6a

Type of Expiration Exercise/ Physical Number of % of shares
financial date Conversion or shares and voting
instrument period cash and rights
settlement voting
American N/A N/A Physical 1,345,441 0.03%
Securities N/A N/A Physical 852,438 0.02%
CFD N/A N/A Cash 960,307 0.02%
SUBTOTAL B 3,158,186 0.07%

The controlled undertakings through which the shares, voting rights and financial instruments are effectively held:

Name % of % of shares and Total of both
shares voting rights
and through financial
voting instruments
BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. Below 5%
BlackRock Investment Below 5%
Management, LLC
BlackRock Investment Below 5%
Management (UK) Limited
BlackRock Investment Below 5%
Management (Australia)
BlackRock International Below 5%
BlackRock Institutional Trust Below 5%
Company, National Association
BlackRock Fund Advisors Below 5%
BlackRock Financial Below 5%
Management, Inc.
BlackRock Asset Management Below 5%
North Asia Limited
BlackRock Asset Management Below 5%
Deutschland AG
BlackRock Asset Management Below 5%
Canada Limited
BlackRock Advisors, LLC Below 5%
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Below 5%
BlackRock (Singapore) Limited Below 5%
Aperio Group, LLC Below 5%

For further information:
Matti Ahokas, Head of Investor Relations, +358 9 5300 8011
Group Communication, +358 10 416 8023 or [email protected]

The information provided in this stock exchange release was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, at 9.30 EET on 27 May 2021.

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