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Disclosure under chapter 2, section 10 of the Securities Market Act


CapMan Plc Stock Exchange Announcement 14 December 2010 at 10.40 a.m. EET

Disclosure under chapter 2, section 10 of the Securities Market Act

CapMan Plc has received a disclosure of change in ownership related to the company’s shares under chapter 2, section 9 of the Securities Market Act. Gimv NV’s holdings have exceeded one-tenth (1/10) of the shares and one-twentieth (1/20) of the voting rights as a result of a share transaction concluded on 10 December 2010.


1. Name of the company:
CapMan Plc


2. Date of the ownership change:
10 December 2010


3. Exact proportion of shares and voting rights in CapMan Plc as per class of share:


Class of Number Share of Share of
share  of shares shares voting rights
A-series 0 0% 0%
B-series 8,431,978 10.005% 6.10%
Total 8,431,978 10.005% 6.10%


4. Shareholder’s full name and registration number:
Gimv NV, Register of Corporations, Antwerp 0220.324.117


CapMan Plc’s had a total of 84,281,766 shares on 10 December 2010 (6,000,000 A shares and 78,281,766 B shares), and the shares had 138,281,766 votes in total. Therefore Gimv NV’s holdings are 10.005% of the shares and 6.10% of the voting rights.




Mari Reponen
Communications Director                       
Investor Services      


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CapMan is one of the leading alternative asset managers in the Nordic countries and Russia and manages private equity funds with approximately EUR 3.6 billion in total capital. CapMan has six investment areas (CapMan Buyout, CapMan Technology, CapMan Life Science, CapMan Russia, CapMan Public Market and CapMan Real Estate), and each of them has a dedicated team and funds. Altogether CapMan employs approximately 150 people in Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, Moscow and Luxembourg. CapMan was established in 1989 and its B shares have been listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange since 2001.