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2018-04-13 15:15 CEST
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Rovio Entertainment Corp.: Flagging notification in accordance with Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act

Rovio Entertainment Corporation            Stock Exchange Release                      13 April 2018 at 4.15 p.m. EET

Flagging notification in accordance with Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Securities Markets Act

Rovio Entertainment Corporation (the "Company") has received a notification pursuant to Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act from Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company.

According to the notification the holding of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company and its subsidiaries MassMutual Holdings LLC and MM Asset Management LLC (the "Subsidiaries") in the Company's shares and votes has risen above 5 per cent on 11 April 2018.

These companies hold a total of 4,000,000 shares. Each share entitles its holder to one (1) vote. In addition, according to the notification OppenheimerFunds,Inc., an investment manager that independently exercises their respective voting power on behalf of the clients and investment funds whose assets they are managing, exercises the voting power attached to these shares.

Total positions of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company and its Subsidiaries:

  % of shares and voting rights (A) % of shares and voting rights through financial instruments (B) Total of Both in
% (A + B)
Total number of shares and voting rights of issuer
Resulting situation of the date on which the threshold was crossed of reached  5.04 %  -  5.04 % 79,385,542

Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached:

A: shares and voting rights

Class/type of shares
ISIN code
Number of shares and voting rights % of shares and voting rights
ISIN code  Direct
(SMA 9:5)
Indirect
(SMA 9:6 and 9:7)
Direct
(SMA 9:5)
Indirect
(SMA 9:6 and 9:7)
FI4000266804   4,000,000   5.04 %
TOTAL  4,000,000  5.04 %

The Company has a total of 79,385,542 shares.

Rovio Entertainment Corporation

Distribution:
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki and main media

For further information, please contact Mikko Setälä, Executive Vice President, Investor Relations tel. +358 40 485 8985, email: mikko.setala@rovio.com.

Investor pages https://www.rovio.com/investors?language=en

About Rovio:

Rovio is a games-first entertainment company that creates, develops and publishes mobile games and acts as a brand licensor in various entertainment and consumer product categories. The Company is best known for the global Angry Birds brand, which started from a popular mobile game in 2009. Today, the Company offers multiple mobile games, has produced The Angry Birds Movie, which opened number one in theatres in 50 countries, and licenses the Angry Birds brand to consumer products and other entertainment content. Rovio's operations are divided into two business units, Games and Brand Licensing. Rovio is headquartered in Finland and has offices in Sweden, the United Kingdom, China and the United States. 

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