Published:
2013-03-18 12:30:00 CET
Uponor Corporation
Major shareholder announcements

Franklin Templeton ownership exceeds 10% - a notification under Chapter 2, Section 10 of the Securities Market Act

Uponor Corporation     Stock exchange release   18 March 2013 13.30 EET

Franklin Templeton ownership exceeds 10% - a notification under Chapter 2, Section 10 of the Securities Market Act

Uponor Corporation has received a notification from Franklin Resources, Inc., a U.S. company, referred to in Chapter 2, Section 9 of the Securities Market Act on a change in holdings. According to the notification, the holdings of Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary, reached 10.01% on 12 March 2013. The number of shares and voting rights held by the company now amounts to 7,325,055 shares against the previous holding of 3,693,458 shares. According to the notification, no individual fund or client account managed by Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC holds 5% or more.

Uponor Corporation number of shares totalled 73,206,944 on 1 March 2013. The company has one share series.

Foreign ownership in Uponor amounted to 30.2% at the end of 2012. Another major foreign shareholder is Capital Group Companies, Inc. who notified in September 2012 that its ownership amounted to ca 8.85% of the total number of shares in Uponor.

Uponor Corporation

Tarmo Anttila
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Tel. +358 20 129 2852

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Uponor is a leading international provider of plumbing and indoor climate solutions for residential and commercial building markets across Europe and North America. In Northern Europe, Uponor is also a prominent supplier of infrastructure pipe systems. The Group employs approx. 3,000 persons, in 30 countries. In 2012, Uponor's net sales exceeded €810 million. Uponor Corporation is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki in Finland. http://www.uponor.com.