Capital Group Companies Inc's ownership below 5% in Fortum


Fortum Corporation has on 25 March 2015 received an announcement under Chapter 9
Section 5* of the Securities Markets Act, according to which Capital Group
Companies Inc's ("CGC") holding in Fortum is below the threshold of 5 per cent
on 18 March 2015.

Neither CGC nor any of its affiliates own share of Fortum Corporation for its
own accounts. Rather, the shares reported are owned by funds and accounts under
the discretionary investment management of one or more of the investment
management companies of Capital Group Companies Inc.

According to the notification, CGC’s holding in Fortum has decreased from
45,041,768 to 44,341,443 shares, corresponding to 4.99 per cent of Fortum's
shares and voting rights. Fortum’s registered total number of shares and voting
rights amounting to 888,367,045 has been used in the calculation of percentages
for the announcement.

Fortum Corporation
Helena Aatinen
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications

Nasdaq Helsinki
Key media

Further information
Investor Relations: Sophie Jolly, Vice President, tel. +358 10 45 32552

*Reference to the Securities Markets Act corrected

Fortum’s purpose is to create energy that improves life for present and future
generations. Catering to the versatile needs of our customers, we generate,
distribute and sell electricity and heat, and offer related expert services.
Our operations focus on the Nordic and Baltic countries, Russia and Poland. In
2014, Fortum’s sales totalled EUR 4.75 billion and comparable operating profit
was EUR 1.35 billion. We employ approximately 8,800 people. Fortum’s shares are
traded on the Nasdaq Helsinki.