2007-06-28 08:00:02 CEST

2007-06-28 08:00:02 CEST


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Sponda - Major shareholder announcements

Notification of change in ownership

Pursuant the Finnish Securities Market Act (Section 2:9), Sponda Plc has been   
notified that, as from 26 June 2007, the total number of shares held by Cohen & 
Steers, Inc. represents 5.004 % of the Company's share capital and voting       

Cohen & Steers, Inc.: 5 556 408 shares representing 5.004 % of the share capital
and voting rights.                                                              

Sponda Plc                                                                      

Further information: Pia Arrhenius, Manager, Corporate communications and IR,   
Sponda Plc, tel.+358 20 431 3454                                                

Sponda Plc is a real estate company specializing in commercial properties in the
largest cities in Finland and Russia. Sponda's business concept is to own, lease
and develop office, retail and logistics properties into environments that      
promote the business success of its clients. The fair value of Sponda's         
investment properties is approximately EUR 2.25 billion and the leasable area is
around 1.3 million m². Sponda is the largest real estate investment company     
listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange.