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SAMPO PLC                 STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE       21 May 2021 at 8:55 am

Disclosure Under Chapter 9 Section 5 of the Securities Market Act (BlackRock, Inc.)

Sampo plc (business code 0142213-3) has received a disclosure under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which the total number of Sampo A shares (ISIN: FI009003305) and voting rights attached to them owned directly or indirectly by BlackRock, Inc. (USA tax ID 32-0174421) and its funds decreased on 19 May 2021 below five (5) per cent of Sampo plc’s total shares and voting rights.

In addition, the disclosure obligation arose due to the voting rights attached to Sampo A shares owned directly, indirectly or through financial instruments by BlackRock, Inc. and its funds decreasing below five (5) per cent of Sampo plc’s total voting rights.

Sampo's share capital comprises 555,351,850 shares, of which 554,151,850 are A shares and 1,200,000 are B shares. Each A share entitles its holder to one (1) vote and each B share to five (5) votes. Thus, the total number of votes is 560,151,850.

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

 % of shares and voting rights (total of A)% of shares and voting rights through financial instruments (total of B)Total of both in % (A+B)
Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached4.98% shares

Below 5% voting rights
0.05% shares

Below 5% voting rights
5.03% shares

Below 5% voting rights
Positions of previous notification (if applicable)5.12% shares

5.08% voting rights
0.05% shares

0.05% voting rights
5.17% shares

5.12% voting rights

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

A: 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)
FI0009003305 27,642,886 shares

Below 5% voting rights
 4.98% shares

Below 5% voting rights
SUBTOTAL A27,642,886 shares

Below 5% voting rights
4.98% shares

Below 5% voting rights

B: Financial instruments according to SMA 9:6a:

Type of financial
instrument
Expiration dateExercise/
Conversion Period
Physical or
cash settlement
Number of shares
and voting rights
% of shares and
voting rights
American Depository Receipt (US79588J1025)N/AN/APhysical267,761 shares

Below 5% voting rights
0.05% shares

Below 5% voting rights
CFDN/AN/ACash953 shares

Below 5% voting rights
0.00% shares

Below 5% voting rights
   SUBTOTAL B268,714 shares

Below 5% voting rights
0.05% shares

Below 5% voting rights

SAMPO PLC

Jarmo Salonen
Head of Investor Relations and Group Communications
tel. +358 10 516 0030

Distribution:
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London stock exchange
The principal media
Financial Supervisory Authority
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Sampo Oyj is a Nordic financial company made up of the parent company Sampo plc and If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd, Mandatum Life Insurance Company Ltd and Topdanmark, all of which are its subsidiaries. The Helsinki-based parent company administers the subsidiaries. Kari Stadigh is the Group CEO and President for Sampo.