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Notification in accordance with the Finnish securities market act chapter 9 § 5: Sofia IV S.À r.l. decreased its direct holding in Sanitec Corporation

May 22, 2014

Sofia IV S.À r.l., indirectly owned by EQT IV, has informed Sanitec Corporation that its direct ownership in Sanitec Corporation has decreased below the thresholds of 30.0% and 25.0% of the company’s shares and votes as a result of divestment of shares on 23 May 2014. According to the notification, Sofia IV S.À r.l. owns directly 20,000,000 shares, corresponding to 20.0% of the shares and votes in Sanitec Corporation, following the divestment. For additional information, please contact:

Niklas Alm Head of Investor Relations mob. 46 76 855 7836

Noora Koikkalainen Head of Corporate Communications tel. 358 10 662 5426 About Sanitec – “Home of the Bathroom”

Sanitec is the leader in bathroom ceramics in Europe. We have a unique portfolio of some of the most well-known brands with deep roots in the European fixtures markets, strategically positioned to address local markets. We care passionately about people’s needs when it comes to complete bathroom concepts, providing products that stand for guaranteed quality, high level of innovation and attractive design. Stable relationships with key stakeholders in the value chain and our unique brand strengths foster our leading position as well as the loyalty and trust amongst our customers, our network of installers and the end users of our products.

Sanitec operates an integrated European group with an unparalleled local presence to provide the best value when it comes to bathroom products. In 2013 net sales amounted to EUR 702 million. Our production network includes 18 production facilities throughout Europe and currently Sanitec employs approximately 6,200 people. Our head office is located in Helsinki, Finland. The shares in Sanitec Corporation are traded on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm under the symbol “SNTC”.

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