Source - GNW

12 September 2016

IQE plc
("IQE" or the "Company")

Holding(s) in Company

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are
attached:
IQE 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:
Henderson Group plc
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
 (if different from 3.):
 
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached:
8 September 2016
6. Date on which issuer notified: 9 September 2016
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:
Above 5%

 

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
DirectDirect Indirect DirectIndirect
Ordinary Below 5% Below 5%     34,243,488   5.08%
GB0009619924
 
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
         
 
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Exercise priceExpiration dateExercise/
Conversion period
Number of voting rights instrument refers to

 
% of voting rights

 
          NominalDelta
   
 
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rightsPercentage of voting rights
34,243,488 5.08%

 

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

See Annex 1 below.
 
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:
 

This disclosure has been calculated based on total voting rights in issue amount of 673,186,333.

 
14. Contact name: Scott Dickenson
15. Contact telephone number: 020 7818 4184

 

Annex 1: Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please tick the applicable box):

 

[ ] Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuer.

 

[X] Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity:


 
Name% of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold% of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable thresholdTotal of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold
Henderson Group plc, Henderson Group Holdings Asset Management Limited, HGI Asset Management Group Limited, Henderson Global Group Limited, Henderson Holdings Group Limited, HGI Group Limited, Henderson Global Investors (Holdings) Limited, AlphaGen Capital Limited Below 5% - Below 5%
       
Henderson Group plc, Henderson Group Holdings Asset Management Limited, HGI Asset Management Group Limited, Henderson Global Group Limited, Henderson Holdings Group Limited, HGI Group Limited, Henderson Global Investors (Holdings) Limited, Henderson Global Investors Limited Below 5% - Below 5%



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Source: IQE plc via Globenewswire