Flagging notifications

Flagging notification 7.2.2017
According to a notice received by Kesko Corporation, the aggregate voting rights in respect of shares in Kesko of K-Retailers' Association, its Branch Clubs and the Foundation for Vocational Training in the Retail Trade rose to 15 percent on 3 February 2017 and exceeded 15 percent on 6 February 2017.

Flagging notification 23.12.2015
According to a notice received by Kesko Corporation, the voting interest of the K-Retailers' Association in Kesko shares exceeded 10 per cent on 23 December 2015.

Flagging notification 29.10.2010
According to a notice received by Kesko Corporation, the aggregate holding of Kesko shares by K-Retailers' Association, its Branch Clubs and the Foundation for Vocational Training in the Retail Trade exceeded 5 percent on 28 October 2010.

Flagging notification 27.7.2010
On 27 July 2010, The Kesko Pension Fund sold such a number of Kesko A shares owned by it to Kruunuvuoren Satama Oy, that its holding of Kesko Corporation shares, as a percentage of votes carried by all Kesko Corporation shares, falls below 5%, and respectively, the number of votes carried by shares owned by Kruunuvuoren Satama Oy exceeds 5% of votes carried by all Kesko shares.

Flagging notification 13.12.2007
Under Chapter 2, Section 9 of the Finnish Securities Market Act, Kesko Corporation was notified by Barclays Plc and Barclays Global Investor UK Limited that the ownership interest of Barclays Plc in Kesko Corporation has fallen below 5% of the total number of shares on 11 December 2007, whilst Barclays Global Investor UK Limited holds over 5% of the total number of Kesko Corporation shares.

Flagging notification 4.10.2007
On 3 October 2007 Kesko Corporation was notified by Barclays Plc that the aggregate ownership interest of Barclays Plc's fund management companies in Kesko Corporation shares has exceeded 5% on 4 April 2007.

Flagging notification 16.2.2004
On 16 February 2004 Kesko Corporation was notified that, on 13 February 2003, the combined share of the K-Retailers' Association, its branch clubs and the Foundation for Vocational Training in the Retail Trade in Kesko Corporation's voting rights had increased to 10.08% and to 4.47% of share capital. At the end of 2003 they held a total of 9.76% of Kesko Corporation's voting rights.

Flagging notification 30.1.2003
On 30 January 2003 Kesko Corporation received a notification stating that the share of Kesko Corporation's share capital administered by Silchester International Investors Limited had decreased on 23 January 2003 to 3.17% and the share of voting rights to 0.77%. According to the notification, Silchester International Investors Limited is entitled to use the voting rights related to the shares.

Flagging notification 13.12.1999
Silchester International Investors Limited, address Heathcoat House, 20 Savile Row, London W1X 1AE, Company Registration No 3000514, has notified by letter dated 7 December 1999 that the share of Kesko Corporation's share capital which it administers exceeds one twentieth part. According to the notice, Silchester International Investors Limited is entitled to use the rights related to the shares.

On the basis of the notice, the company called Silchester International Investors Limited is to be considered comparable to a person referred to in paragraph 9, chapter 2 of the Securities Market Act and subparagraph 3.3.2 of the direction 204.1 of the Finnish Banking Supervision Office.

Silchester International Investors Limited administers a total of 4,695,120 pcs of Kesko Corporation's B shares, which represent 1.25% of Kesko Corporation's votes and 5.20% of share capital.

Flagging notification 31.5.1999
The Kesko Pension Fund, Reg.No. 105, Vähittäiskaupan Takaus Oy, Tr.Reg.No. 134.595, and the K-Retailers Association, Reg.No. 8853, have notified on 31 May 1999 that each notifying party's ownership in Kesko Corporation's voting rights exceeds one-twentieth. The notification is based on the amended Section 9 of Chapter 2 of the Securities Market Act as of 1 April 1999.

The Kesko Pension Fund owns a total of 3,520,705 Kesko Corporation's shares, which account for 9.09% of Kesko Corporation's voting rights and 3.90% of share capital.

Vähittäiskaupan Takaus Oy owns a total of 2,628,533 Kesko Corporation's shares, and they account for 6.99% of Kesko Corporation's voting rights and 2.91% of share capital.

The K-Retailers' Association and the Foundation for Vocational Training in the Retail Trade, Reg.No. 1128, hold a total of 3,263,074 Kesko Corporation's shares, and they account for 8.20% of Kesko Corporation's voting rights and 3.63% of share capital.

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