Major shareholder announcement – Danske Bank A/S

Company Announcement No. 28/2018

In accordance with section 31 of the Danish Capital Markets Act, we disclose that at 20 April 2018, Danske Bank holds, through direct and indirect holdings, 14,345,502 shares in Danske Bank A/S, corresponding to 1.60% of the total number of shares in Danske Bank A/S. The number of votes held by Danske Bank at 20 April 2018 in Danske Bank A/S is 16,882,233 corresponding to 1.88% of the total number of votes in Danske Bank A/S.

The decrease in the holding of own shares is attributable mainly to a reduction of the share capital by cancellation of 40,874,101 own shares as described in detail in company announcement No. 26 of 18 April 2018. The shares now cancelled were acquired under the buy-back programme launched by Danske Bank on 2 February 2017 and closed on 31 January 2018.

Yours faithfully
Danske Bank A/S
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