Published: 2016-01-25 08:30:00 CET
YIT
Company Announcement

Notification according to Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act of change in holdings in YIT Corporation shares

Helsinki, Finland, 2016-01-25 08:30 CET -- YIT CORPORATION              STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE      JANUARY 25, 2016 AT 9:30 A.M.


Notification according to Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act of change in holdings in YIT Corporation shares 

YIT Corporation has on January 22, 2016 received an announcement under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which the holding of Polaris Capital Management, LLC in YIT has gone below the threshold of 5 per cent.

According to the announcement, the holding of Polaris Capital Management, LLC in YIT has decreased to 6,194,698 shares, corresponding to 4.87 per cent of YIT's shares. Polaris Capital Management, LLC held 4,225,983 voting rights in YIT on January 22, 2016, which is 3.32 per cent of voting rights in YIT.

 

Holdings of shares and voting rights notified in the previous notification:

Shares and voting rights
(type of shares or ISIN code)
Number of shares % of shares Number of voting rights % of voting rights
FI0009800643 6 506 138 5,11 4 664 857 3,67

 

Holdings of shares and voting rights after the triggering transaction:

Shares and voting rights
(type of shares or ISIN code)
Number of shares % of shares Number of voting rights % of voting rights
FI0009800643 6 194 698 4,87 4 225 983 3,32

YIT has one share series, each share entitling to one vote. YIT’s registered total number of shares amounting to 127,223,422 has been used in the calculation of percentages for the announcement.

 

For further information, please contact:

Sanna Kaje, Vice President, Investor Relations and M&A, YIT Corporation, tel. +358 50 390 6750, sanna.kaje@yit.fi

 

 

YIT CORPORATION

 

Sanna Kaje
Vice President, Investor Relations and M&A

 

 

Distribution: NASDAQ OMX, principal media, www.yitgroup.com

 

YIT is a construction industry leader. We create better living environments in Finland, Russia, the Baltic countries, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. Over 100 years of experience have secured us a strong market position: we are the largest housing developer and one of the largest business premises and infrastructure developers in Finland, and the most significant foreign housing and area developer in Russia. Our vision is to stay one step ahead – while taking care of our customers, partners and personnel. We have nearly 6,000 employees in eight countries. In 2014, our revenue amounted to around EUR 1.8 billion. Our share is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. www.yitgroup.com