Source - PRN
TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are
attached:
ii
Royal Dutch Shell plc
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights X
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
Other (please specify):
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification obligation:
The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
 (if different from 3.):
See answer to Question 9
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached:
v
1 September 2016
6. Date on which issuer notified: 2 September 2016
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:
Above 5% - Aggregate of voting rights from shares

   

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of
shares


if possible using
the ISIN CODE
Situation previous
to the triggering
transaction
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number
of
Shares
Number
of
Voting
Rights
Number
of shares
Number of voting
rights
% of  voting rights
Direct Direct Indirect Direct Indirect
A Ordinary
(GB00B03MLX29)
56,222,146 56,222,146 56,222,146 0.697%
A ADRs
(US7802592060)
9,976,025 19,952,050 19,952,050 0.247%
B Ordinary
(GB00B03MM408)
146,791,826 146,791,826 149,406,895 1.851%
B ADRs
(US7802591070)
89,343,475 178,686,950 178,686,980 2.214%
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Expiration
date
Exercise/
Conversion Period
Number of voting
rights that may be
acquired if the
instrument is
exercised/ converted.
% of voting
rights
N/A
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Exercise price Expiration date Exercise/
Conversion period
Number of voting rights instrument refers to % of voting rights
N/A Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
404,268,071 5.009%

   

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:



The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CG") holdings

Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:

Capital Guardian Trust Company(1)
Capital International, Inc(1)
Capital International Limited(1)
Capital International Sarl(1)
Capital Research and Management Company(2)

Number of Shares

404,268,071


 

Percent of Outstanding

5.0087%


 
(1) Indirect subsidiaries of Capital Research and Management Company
(2) Subsidiary of The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:

13. Additional information:

 
14. Contact name: Mark Edwards
Royal Dutch Shell plc
15. Contact telephone number: +44 20 7934 2817