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Disclosure of Change in Shareholdings Under Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act

PLC UUTECHNIC GROUP OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE JANUARY 20, 2016 at 9:15 am

DISCLOSURE OF CHANGE IN SHAREHOLDINGS UNDER CHAPTER 9, SECTION 10 OF THE SECURITIES MARKETS ACT

The board of directors of Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj (previous Vaahto Group Plc Oyj) has on 3 September 2015 announced on a directed share issue. The new shares were registered with the Trade Register on 20 January 2016. According to information received by Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj, the decision leads to changes in the holdings of shares and votes of Mikko Laakkonen, Hannu Laakkonen, HML Finance Oy, Jouko Peräaho, Timo Lindström, Jonni Peräaho and UuCap Oy

The total number of shares and voting rights of Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj is 55 963 210.

Notifications of major shareholdings made to Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj:

MIKKO LAAKKONEN, NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR SHAREHOLDINGS

1 Information on the issuer of the shares:

Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj, registered number 0520181-3

2 Reason for the notification:

Registration in the Trade Register of new shares in Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj on 20 January 2016.

3 Full names of those with a notification obligation:

Mikko Laakkonen

4 Date of the transaction and the date when the threshold was crossed:

The threshold was crossed when the new shares were registered with the trade register, on 20 January 2016.

5 Crossed threshold of major shareholdings

Crossed 30 %, 25 %, 20 %, 15 %

6 Information to be disclosed:

Shares and related voting rights upon completion of the arrangement

Position before the arrangement causing the change

Number of shares

% of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

8 147 255

31,38

8 147 255

31,38

Position after the arrangement causing the change

Number of shares

% of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

8 147 255

14,58

8 147 255

14,58

HANNU LAAKKONEN, NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR SHAREHOLDINGS

1 Information on the issuer of the shares:

Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj, registered number 0520181-3

2 Reason for the notification:

Registration in the Trade Register of new shares in Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj on 20 January 2016.

3 Full names of those with a notification obligation:

Hannu Laakkonen

4 Date of the transaction and the date when the threshold was crossed:

The threshold was crossed when the new shares were registered with the trade register, on 20 January 2016.

5 Crossed threshold of major shareholdings

Crossed 25 %, 20 %, 15 %

With respect to the shares held by Hannu Laakkonen, also 5 029 375 shares held by HML Finance Oy, in which Hannu Laakkonen exercises control, have been taken into account.

6 Information to be disclosed:

Shares and related voting rights upon completion of the arrangement

Position before the arrangement causing the change (including the shares held by HML Finance Oy)

Number of shares

% of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

4 095 000

25,68

4 095 000

25,68

Position after the arrangement causing the change (including the shares held by HML Finance Oy)

Number of shares

% of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

6 654 375

11,89

6 654 375

11,89

HML FINANCE OY, NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR SHAREHOLDINGS

1 Information on the issuer of the shares:

Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj, registered number 0520181-3

2 Reason for the notification:

Registration in the Trade Register of new shares in Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj on 20 January 2016.

3 Full names of those with a notification obligation:

HML Finance Oy

4 Date of the transaction and the date when the threshold was crossed:

The threshold was crossed when the new shares were registered with the trade register, on 20 January 2016.

5 Crossed threshold of major shareholdings

Crossed 15 %, 10 %

6 Information to be disclosed:

Shares and related voting rights upon completion of the arrangement

Position before the arrangement causing the change

Number of shares

% of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

3 095 000

19,37

3 095 000

19,37

Position after the arrangement causing the change

Number of shares

% of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

5 029 375

  8,99

5 029 375

8,99

JOUKO PERÄAHO, NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR SHAREHOLDINGS

1 Information on the issuer of the shares:

Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj, registered number 0520181-3

2 Reason for the notification:

Registration in the Trade Register of new shares in Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj on 20 January 2016.

3 Full names of those with a notification obligation:

Jouko Peräaho

4 Date of the transaction and the date when the threshold was exceeded:

The threshold was exceeded when the new shares were registered with the trade register, on 20 January 2016.

5 Exceeded threshold of major shareholdings

Crossed 5 %, 10 %, 15 %,

6 Information to be disclosed:

Shares and related voting rights upon completion of the arrangement

Position before the arrangement causing the change

Number of shares

% of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

  –

Position after the arrangement causing the change

Number of shares

% of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

8 640 000

  15,44

8 640 000

15,44

TIMO LINDSTRÖM, NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR SHAREHOLDINGS

1 Information on the issuer of the shares:

Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj, registered number 0520181-3

2 Reason for the notification:

Registration in the Trade Register of new shares in Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj on 20 January 2016.

3 Full names of those with a notification obligation:

Timo Lindström

4 Date of the transaction and the date when the threshold was exceeded:

The threshold was exceeded when the new shares were registered with the trade register, on 20 January 2016.

5 Exceeded threshold of major shareholdings

Crossed 5 %, 10 %, 15 %,

6 Information to be disclosed:

Shares and related voting rights upon completion of the arrangement

Position before the arrangement causing the change

Number of shares

% of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

  –

Position after the arrangement causing the change

Number of shares

% of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

8 640 000

  15,44

8 640 000

15,44

JONNI PERÄAHO, NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR SHAREHOLDINGS

1 Information on the issuer of the shares:

Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj, registered number 0520181-3

2 Reason for the notification:

Registration in the Trade Register of new shares in Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj on 20 January 2016.

3 Full names of those with a notification obligation:

Jonni Peräaho

4 Date of the transaction and the date when the threshold was exceeded:

The threshold was exceeded when the new shares were registered with the trade register, on 20 January 2016.

5 Exceeded threshold of major shareholdings

Crossed 5 %

6 Information to be disclosed:

Shares and related voting rights upon completion of the arrangement

Position before the arrangement causing the change

Number of shares

% of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

  –

Position after the arrangement causing the change

Number of shares

% of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

3 360 000

  6,00

3 360 000

6,00

UUCAP OY, NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR SHAREHOLDINGS

1 Information on the issuer of the shares:

Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj, registered number 0520181-3

2 Reason for the notification:

Registration in the Trade Register of new shares in Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj on 20 January 2016.

3 Full names of those with a notification obligation:

Uucap Oy

4 Date of the transaction and the date when the threshold was exceeded:

The threshold was exceeded when the new shares were registered with the trade register, on 20 January 2016.

5 Exceeded threshold of major shareholdings

Crossed 5 %

6 Information to be disclosed:

Shares and related voting rights upon completion of the arrangement

Position before the arrangement causing the change

Number of shares

% of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

  –

Position after the arrangement causing the change

Number of shares

% of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

4 805 000

  8,59

4 805 000

8,59

The owners of Uucap Oy are: Jouko Peräaho 36%, Timo Lindström 36%, Jonni Peräaho 14%, Risto Lindström 7 %, Ilona Lindström 7%.

 

The parties of the financial arrangement of Uutechnic Group: Mikko Laakkonen, Hannu Laakkonen, HML Finance Oy, Jouko Peräaho, Jonni Peräaho, Timo Lindström, Ilona Lindström, and Risto Lindström and Uutechnic Oy have applied to the Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA) for exemption from the obligation, pursuant to Chapter 11, Section 19 of the Securities Markets Act, to launch a mandatory public tender offer concerning Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj’s shares. On 20 October 2015, the Financial Supervisory Authority granted the applicants exemption from the obligation, pursuant to Chapter 11, Section 26 of the Securities Markets Act, to launch a mandatory public tender offer.

In Uusikaupunki January 20, 2016

PLC UUTECHNIC GROUP OYJ

Board of Directors

Further information:

Sami Alatalo, Vice Chairman of the Board, Plc Uutechnic Group Oyj +358 40 826 2066