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

VAAHTO GROUP PLC OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 7 April 2014 at 15:30 am

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

The board of directors of Vaahto Group Plc Oyj has on 10 March 2014 decided on a directed share issue. Such issued shares were registered with the Trade Register on 31 March 2014. The company announced the changes to the number of shares in the company on the same date. The company has received the below notification of major shareholdings from Hymy Lahtinen Oy.

The total number of shares in the company is 5 977 360.

Notifications of major shareholdings made to Vaahto Group Plc Oyj:

HYMY LAHTINEN OY, NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR SHAREHOLDINGS

1 Information on the issuer of the shares:

Vaahto Group Plc Oyj, registered number 0520181-3

2 Reason for the notification:

Registration in the Trade Register of new shares in Vaahto Group Plc Oyj on 31 March 2014.

3 Full names of those with a notification obligation:

Hymy Lahtinen Oy

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

The threshold was exceeded when the new shares were registered in the Trade Register on 31 March 2014.

5 Exceeded threshold of major shareholdings

Fallen below 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

213 850

5,38

213 850

5,38

Position after the arrangement causing the change

Number of shares

% of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

213 850

less than 5%

213 850

less than  5 %

In Lahti on 7 April 2014

VAAHTO GROUP PLC OYJ

Board of Directors

Additional information:

Vesa Alatalo, CEO, +358 40 726 8923