Notification of change in holdings under the Finnish Securities<br />Market Act

Stock exchange releases - 11 August 2009


Pursuant to Chapter 2, Section 10 of the Finnish Securities Market
Act, Citycon Oyj announces that it has received, in accordance with
Chapter 2, Section 9 of the Finnish Securities Market Act, a
notification from AXA S.A. Investments Managers Paris in which AXA
S.A. announces the following:

Identity of the issuer of shares: Citycon Oyj

Reason for the notification: an acquisition or disposal of voting
rights

Full name of person subject to the notification obligation: AXA S.A.

Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is exceeded,
fallen below of or reached: August 7th, 2009

Threshold that is exceeded, fallen below of or reached: 5% crossed up

Notified details of shares and voting rights attached to them:

+-------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Class/type of | Number of | % of | Number of | % of |
| shares | shares | shares | voting rights | voting |
| | indirect | indirect | indirect | rights |
| | | | | indirect |
|---------------+------------+----------+----------------+----------|
| ISIN code | 11,105,522 | 5.02 % | 11,105,522 | 5.02 % |
| FI0009002471 | | | | |
|---------------+------------+----------+----------------+----------|
| TOTAL | 11,105,522 | 5.02 % | 11,105,522 | 5.02 % |
+-------------------------------------------------------------------+

Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights are
effectively held or the party subject to the notification obligation
to disclose major holdings is party to an agreement or other
arrangement:
AllianceBernstein L.P. (USA) is a subsidiary of AXA Financial Inc
(USA), which is in turn a subsidiary of AXA S.A. (France).
AXA Rosenberg Group LLC (USA) is a subsidiary of AXA IM Rose Inc
(USA), which is a subsidiary of AXA Investment Managers S.A.
(France), which is in turn a subsidiary of AXA S.A. (France).
AXA Investment Mangers S.A. (France) is a subsidiary of AXA S.A.
(France).

Paris, August 10th, 2009

AXA Investment Managers Paris
Claire Juillard
+33 (0)1 44 45 99 90

Helsinki, 11 August 2009

CITYCON OYJ
Petri Olkinuora
CEO

For further information, please contact:
Petri Olkinuora, CEO
Tel. +358 20 766 4401 or mobile +358 400 333 256
petri.olkinuora@citycon.fi

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