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RNS Number : 8372J
Provident Financial PLC
14 September 2016
 

 

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi

 

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: ii

Provident Financial 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: iii

Woodford Investment Management LLP (WIM)

4. Full name of shareholder(s)

(if different from 3.): iv

Clients of WIM

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

12 September 2016

6. Date on which issuer notified:

13 September 2016

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

reached: vi, vii

16%

 

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix

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 x

Direct

Direct xi

Indirect xii

Direct

Indirect

GB00B1Z4ST84

23,478,938

23,478,938

23,643,191

23,643,191

 

16.01%

 

 

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Expiration
date
xiii

Exercise/
Conversion
Period
xiv

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 xv, xvi

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Exercise
price

Expiration
date
xvii

Exercise/
Conversion
period
xviii

Number of voting
rights instrument
refers to

% of voting rights xix, xx

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nominal

Delta

 

 

 

 

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

 23,643,191

16.01%

 

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

 

Woodford Investment Management LLP as Investment Manager

 

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:

 Emma Versluys

 Deputy Company Secretary

15. Contact telephone number:

 01274 351 034

 


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