Source - RNS
RNS Number : 6027J
Shanks Group PLC
12 September 2016
 

 


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:

SHANKS GROUP PLC

2 Reason for the notification:

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

Yes

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:

Aberforth Partners LLP

4. Full name of shareholder(s)
 (if different from 3.):

1.Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc - 26,060,180 shares

2.Aberforth  UK Small Companies Fund -     4,286,876 shares                                                    

3.Aberforth Geared Income Trust plc -          7,567,700 shares

 

All shares are registered in the name of Nortrust Nominees Ltd

 

5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached:

09/09/16

6. Date on which issuer notified:

12/09/16

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:

10%



 

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

Ordinary shares

40,320,249

40,320,249

37,914,756

N/A

37,914,756

N/A

9.52%

GB0007995243


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

N/A

N/A

N/A

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

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Nominal

Delta

N/A

N/A


Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

37,914,756

9.52%



 

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

 

Held by Aberforth Partners LLP


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

 

N/A

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:

 

N/A

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:

 

N/A


13. Additional information:


14. Contact name:

Pauline Robson, Aberforth Partners LLP

15. Contact telephone number:

0131 220 0733

 


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