CapMan senior partners have acquired the remaining CapMan Plc A shares owned by CapMan Partners B.V., 250,000 A shares have been converted into B shares

CapMan Plc Stock Exchange Release 22 December 2011 12.50 p.m. EET


CapMan senior partners have acquired the remaining CapMan Plc A shares owned by CapMan Partners B.V., 250,000 A shares have been converted into B shares

CapMan Partners B.V. has sold its remaining 218,750 unlisted A shares in CapMan Plc to CapMan senior partners or companies controlled by them. In addition, the Board of Directors of CapMan Plc has received and approved applications for the conversion of a total of 250,000 CapMan Plc A shares into listed B shares. The shares are owned by Oy Aristo-Invest Ab, the company controlled by Ari Tolppanen. Following the conversion, Oy Aristo-Invest Ab and Ari Tolppanen's combined share of voting rights in CapMan Plc has decreased from 20.75% to 19.44%. The transactions or conversion do not impact the ownership of other CapMan shareholders, but as a result of the conversion, the collective voting rights of B shareholders have increased from 56.61% to 57.73%.

The sale of CapMan Plc A shares from CapMan Partners B.V. to CapMan senior partners was executed on 9 December 2011. In total 218,750 A shares were sold to one CapMan senior partner and to companies controlled by seven CapMan senior partners. Following the transactions, the ownership of A shares in CapMan Plc has been expanded to include a larger number of senior partners. CapMan Partners B.V. has no longer an ownership position in CapMan Plc.

The conversion of a total of 250,000 CapMan Plc A shares into B shares was entered into the Trade Register on 22 December 2011. Trade with the shares is expected to commence on 23 December 2011. The converted shares are owned by Oy Aristo-Invest Ab, a company controlled by Ari Tolppanen. Following the conversion, Oy Aristo-Invest Ab and Ari Tolppanen's combined share of voting rights have decreased from 20.75% to 19.44%. Furthermore, the collective voting rights of B shareholders of CapMan Plc have increased from 56.61% to 57.73%. After the conversion the number of A shares is 5,750,000 and B shares is 78,531,766.

The ownerships and voting rights before and after the transactions and conversion are described in more detail in Appendix 1.

For further information, please contact:
Heikki Westerlund, Senior Partner, Chairman of CapMan Plc Board, tel. +358 50 559 6580

CAPMAN PLC

Mari Reponen
Director, Communications and IR

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Appendix 1: Ownership and voting rights before and after the transactions and conversion

Ownership and voting rights before the transactions and conversion

Shareholder A shares B shares In total share
of shares
share of
voting rights
Ari Tolppanen 0 200,528 200,528 0.24% 0.15%
Oy Aristo-Invest Ab 2,411,046 4,381,970 6,793,016 8.06% 20.6%
In total 2,411,046 4,582,498 6,993,544 8.30% 20.75%
Tuomo Raasio 0 53,744 53,744 0.06% 0.04 %
Winsome Oy 832,197 2 867,129 3,699,326 4.39% 8.09 %
Yhteensä 832,197 2,920,873 3,753,070 4.45% 8.13 %
Heikki Westerlund 0 277,676 277,676 0.33% 0.20%
Heiwes Oy 1,233,896 1,440,584 2,674,480 3.17% 9.96%
In total 1,233,896 1,718,260 2,952,156 3.50% 10.17%
Geldegal Oy 1,122,484 908,359 2,030,843 2.41% 8.77%
Mom Invest Oy 0 513,744 513,744 0.61% 0.37%
In total 1,122,484 1,422,103 2,544,587 3.02% 9.15%
Petri Saavalainen 0 314,888 314,888 0.37% 0.23%
Guarneri Oy 181,627 494,414 676,041 0.80% 1.67%
In total 181,627 809,302 990,929 1.18% 1.90%
Lennart Simonsen 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
J.L. Simonsen Holding AB 0 500,000 500,000 0.59% 0.36%
In total 0 500,000 500,000 0.59% 0.36%
Markus Sjöholm 0 250,000 250,000 0.30% 0.18%
Aktiebolaget Pulkusholm 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
In total 0 250,000 250,000 0.30% 0.18%
Jerome Bouix 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
JB Holding Oy 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
In total 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Hans Christian Dall Nygård 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
In total 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Vesa Walldén 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Walldén Invest Oy 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
In total 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
CapMan Partners B.V. 218,750 0 218,750 0.26% 1.58%
A shares in total 6,000,000 0 6,000,000 7.12% 43.39%
B shares in total 0 78,281,766 78,281,766 92.88% 56.61%

Ownership and voting rights after the transactions and conversion

Shareholder A shares B shares In total share of shares share of voting rights
Ari Tolppanen 0 200,528 200,528 0.24% 0.15%
Oy Aristo-Invest Ab 2,161,046 4,631,970 6,793,016 8.06% 19.29%
In total 2,161,046 4,832,498 6,993,544 8.30% 19.44%
Tuomo Raasio 0 53,744 53,744 0.06% 0.04%
Winsome Oy 832,197 2,867 129 3,699,326 4.39% 8.23%
In total 832,197 2,920 873 3,753,070 4.45% 8.26%
Heikki Westerlund 0 277,676 277,676 0.33% 0.20%
Heiwes Oy 1,253,896 1,440,584 2,694,480 3.20% 10.28%
In total 1,253,896 1,718,260 2,972,156 3.53% 10.48%
Geldegal Oy 1,144,984 908,359 2,053,343 2.44% 9.08%
Mom Invest Oy 0 513,744 513,744 0.61% 0.38%
In total 1,144,984 1,422,103 2,567,087 3,05% 9.46%
Petri Saavalainen 0 314,888 314,888 0.37% 0.23%
Guarneri Oy 201,627 494,414 696,041 0.83% 1.85%
In total 201,627 809,302 1,010,929 1.20% 2.08%
Lennart Simonsen 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
J.L. Simonsen Holding AB 31,250 500,000 531,250 0.63% 0.60%
In total 31,250 500,000 531,250 0.63% 0.60%
Markus Sjöholm 0 250,000 250,000 0.30% 0.18%
Aktiebolaget Pulkusholm 31,250 0 31,250 0.04% 0.23%
In total 31,250 250,000 281,250 0.33% 0.41%
Jerome Bouix 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
JB Holding Oy 31,250 0 31,250 0.04% 0.23%
In total 31,250 0 31,250 0.04% 0.23%
Hans Christian Dall Nygård 31,250 0 31,250 0.04% 0.23%
In total 31,250 0 31,250 0.04% 0.23%
Vesa Walldén 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Walldén Invest Oy 31,250 0 31,250 0.04% 0.23%
In total 31,250 0 31,250 0.04% 0.23%
CapMan Partners B.V. 0 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
A shares in total 5,750,000 0 5,750,000 6.82% 42.27%
B shares in total 0 78,531,766 78,531,766 93.18% 57.73%
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