Notification according to Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act of change in holdings in YIT Corporation shares

YIT Corporation Stock Exchange Release June 26, 2018 at 4:15 p.m.

YIT Corporation has on June 26, 2018 received an announcement under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which the holding of Virala Oy Ab has exceeded the threshold of 5 per cent. According to the announcement, the holding had exceeded the threshold on June 26, 2018.

According to the announcement, the total number of YIT shares owned directly or through financial instruments by Virala Oy Ab is 5.02 per cent.

YIT has one share series, each share entitling to one vote. The total number of YIT’s shares is 211,099,853 shares.

Total positions of Virala Oy Ab subject to the notification:

% shares and voting   rights (total of A)  % of shares and   voting rights through financial instruments (total of B)  Total of both in %   (A+B)   Total number of   shares and voting rights of issuer
Resulting situation   on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached  5.02% 5.02% 211,099,853
Position of previous   notification (if applicable) 

Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed:

A: Shares and voting rights:

Class/type of shares
    ISIN code (if possible) 
Number of shares and   voting rights   % of shares and   voting rights  
    (SMA 9:5) 
    (SMA 9:6 and 9:7) 
    (SMA 9:5) 
    (SMA 9:6 and 9:7) 
FI 0009800643 10,600,000 5.02%
SUBTOTAL A 10,600,000 5.02%

B: Financial instruments according to SMA 9:6a:

Type of financial   instrument    Expiration date    Exercise/ Conversion   Period    Physical or cash   settlement    Number of shares and   voting rights    % of shares and   voting rights   

Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuer.

For further information please contact:

Hanna Jaakkola, Vice President, Investor Relations, YIT Corporation, tel. +358 40 5666 070,


Hanna Jaakkola

Vice President, Investor Relations

Distribution: NASDAQ OMX, major media,

YIT is the largest Finnish and significant North European construction company. We develop and build apartments, business premises and entire areas. We are also specialised in demanding infrastructure construction and paving.  Together with our customers our 10,000 professionals are creating more functional, more attractive and more sustainable cities and environments. We work in 11 countries: Finland, Russia, Scandinavia, the Baltic States, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. The new YIT was born when over 100-year-old YIT Corporation and Lemminkäinen Corporation merged on February 1, 2018. Our pro forma revenue for 2017 was over EUR 3.8 billion. YIT Corporation's share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Oy.