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SAMPO PLC                           STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE                24 May 2021 at 3:20 pm

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) owned directly, indirectly or through financial instruments by BlackRock, Inc. (USA tax ID 32-0174421) and its funds decreased on 21 May 2021 below five (5) per cent of Sampo plc’s total stock.

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 reachedBelow 5% shares

Below 5% voting rights
Below 5% shares

Below 5% voting rights
Below 5% shares

Below 5% voting rights
Positions of previous notification (if applicable)4.98% shares

Below 5% voting rights
0.05% shares

Below 5% voting rights
5.03% shares

Below 5% 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 Below 5% shares

Below 5% voting rights
 Below 5% shares

Below 5% voting rights
SUBTOTAL ABelow 5% shares

Below 5% voting rights
Below 5% 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/APhysicalBelow 5% shares

Below 5% voting rights
Below 5% shares

Below 5% voting rights
Securities LentN/AN/APhysicalBelow 5% shares

Below 5% voting rights
Below 5% shares

Below 5% voting rights
CFDN/AN/ACashBelow 5% shares

Below 5% voting rights
Below 5% shares

Below 5% voting rights
   SUBTOTAL BBelow 5% shares

Below 5% voting rights
Below 5% 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.