Sampo Group’s Online Annual Report 2012 and Sampo’s video ‘25 Years as a Listed Company’ have been granted the international Red Dot Communication Design 2013 Awards.

Red Dot design award winner 2013

Shares and Share Capital

As at 31 December 2012, Sampo plc had 560,000,000 shares, which were divided into 558,800,000 A shares and 1,200,000 B shares. Total number of votes attached to the shares is 564,800,000. Each A share entitles the holder to one vote and each B share entitles the holder to five votes at the General Meeting of Shareholders. According to the company’s Articles of Association, A Shares must number at least 179,000,000 and no more than 711,200,000. Meanwhile, B shares must number at least zero and no more than 4,800,000. As at 31 December 2012 Sampo plc's share capital amounted to EUR 98 million (98).

Development of the number of shares
Sampo plc 20082012
Year A shares B shares Total Change
during year
Reason for change
1 Jan 2008 577,330,890 1,200,000 578,530,890 -17,158,500 Cancellation of shares
bought back (A share)
1 Jan 2009 560,172,390 1,200,000 561,372,390 no change  
1 Jan 2010 560,172,390 1,200,000 561,327,390 -90,000 Cancellation of shares
bought back (A share)
1 Jan 2011 560,082,390 1,200,000 561,282,390 -1,282,390 Cancellation of shares
bought back (A share)
1 Jan 2012 558,800,000 1,200,000 560,000,000 no change   
1 Jan 2013 558,800,000 1,200,000 560,000,000    

Sampo A shares have been quoted on the main list of the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki since 1988 and all of the B shares are held by Kaleva Mutual Insurance Company. B shares can be converted into A shares at the request of the holder. At the end of the financial year, Sampo plc didn’t hold any of its own A shares. Neither did the other Group companies hold any shares in the parent company.

Monthly Trading Volume
Sampo plc, 20082012

Share Price Performance
Sampo plc, 20082012