Novo Nordisk – announcement of major shareholders
BagsværdOfnotBrand, 14 February 2022 – Novo Nordisk announced today that the company has been informed by BlackRock, Inc. (Blackrock) that Blackrock, as of February 8, 2022, holds B shares equivalent to 5.05% of the total share capital of Novo Nordisk. The announcement is in accordance with Article 30 of the Danish Capital Markets Act.
The aggregate of B-shares pursuant to Section 38 of the Danish Capital Markets Act, and other financial instruments pursuant to Section 39(2)(1) of the Danish Capital Markets Act and financial instruments having similar effects according to Article 39(2)(2) of the Danish Capital Markets Act held by Blackrock correspond to 5.07% of the total share capital and less than 5% voting rights.
For a complete chain of controlled companies through which voting rights and/or financial instruments are held, please see the appendix.
AAbout Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and based in Denmark. Our goal is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity and rare blood and endocrine disorders. We do this by paving the way for scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines, and working to prevent and ultimately cure disease. Novo Nordisk employs approximately 4seven,800 people in 80 countries and markets its products in approximately 170 countries. Novo Nordisk B shares are listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen (Novo-B). Its ADRs are listed on the New York Stock Exchangeage (NVO).
Company Announcement No. 12/2022
|Last name||% of voting rights if it is equal to or greater than the declarable threshold||% of voting rights through financial instruments if it is equal to or greater than the notifiable threshold||Total of the two if it is equal to or greater than the threshold to be notified|
|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 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 (Singapore) Limited||Below 5%|
|BlackRock Asset Management Ireland Limited||Below 5%|
|Aperio Group, LLC||Below 5%|