COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Dec. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nordea Bank Abp has on 30 November 2020 received a notification under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which BlackRock, Inc.'s indirect shareholding of Nordea Bank Abp's shares and voting rights crossed the threshold of 5 per cent on 27 November 2020. According to the notification, the total number of Nordea Bank Abp's shares and voting rights held directly or through financial instruments by BlackRock, Inc. and its funds was 5.01 per cent on 27 November 2020.The total number of shares and voting rights in Nordea Bank Abp is 4,049,951,919.Total positions of BlackRock, Inc. and its funds: % of shares and voting rights (total of A)% of shares and voting rights through financial instruments (total of B)Total of both in % (A + B) Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached4.98%0.02%5.01% Position of previous notification (if applicable)N/AN/AN/A Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached:A: Shares and voting rightsClass/type of shares ISIN code (if possible) Number of shares and voting rights% of shares and voting rights Direct (SMA 9:5)Indirect (SMA 9:6 and 9:7)Direct (SMA 9:5)Indirect (SMA 9:6 and 9:7) FI4000297767 201,940,391 4.98% SUBTOTAL A201,940,391 4.98% B: Financial instruments according to SMA 9:6aType of financial instrumentExpiration dateExercise/ Conversion periodPhysical or cash settlementNumber of shares and voting rights% of shares and voting rights Securities lentN/AN/APhysical55,5740.00% CFDN/AN/ACash1,114,4670.02% SUBTOTAL B1,170,0410.02% The controlled undertakings through which the shares, voting rights and financial instruments are effectively held:Name% of shares and voting rights% of shares and voting rights through financial instrumentsTotal of both BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. Below 5% BlackRock Investment Management, LLC Below 5% BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited Below 5% BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited Below 5% BlackRock International Limited Below 5% BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association Below 5% BlackRock Fund Advisors Below 5% BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. Below 5% BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited Below 5% BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG Below 5% BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited Below 5% BlackRock Advisors, LLC Below 5% BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V. Below 5% For further information: Matti Ahokas, Head of Investor Relations, +358 9 53008011 Group Communication, +358104168023 or firstname.lastname@example.orgThe information provided in this stock exchange release was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, at 09:00 EET on 1 December 2020.This information is provided by RNS, the news service of the London Stock Exchange. RNS is approved by the Financial Conduct Authority to act as a Primary Information Provider in the United Kingdom. Terms and conditions relating to the use and distribution of this information may apply. For further information, please contact email@example.com or visit www.rns.com.