Sampo has posted a 9M 17 profit before tax of €1,073m, down 35% yoy (€92m in Q3 19, -81% relative to Q3 18). This decline is caused by the low interest rates that affected the performance of Nordea and Topdanmark. Mandatum Life’s figures should be adjusted by the exceptional €197m contribution from the cooperation agreement with Danske Bank in 2018. The insurer will be less generous with its shareholders in 2019. Our model will be revised down.