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The Vitec Group PLC
14 September 2016
 

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14 September 2016

 

The Vitec Group plc

 

 

 

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

 

In conformity with the Transparency Directive The Vitec Group plc (Vitec) is required to announce to the market the receipt of notifications of major interests in shares.

 

Vitec received the attached notice in accordance with the Disclosure and Transparency Rules that NMAS1 Asset Management, SGIIC, S.A. has a notifiable interest in 5,516,568 ordinary shares of 20p each in Vitec, being 12.387% of the issued ordinary share capital of Vitec.

 

Jon Bolton

Group Company Secretary

 

 

 

A Snapshot of The Vitec Group

 

Vitec is a global provider of premium branded products and services to the Broadcast and Photographic markets. Vitec is listed on the London Stock Exchange with 2015 revenue of £317.8 million.

The Group is organised in two Divisions:

The Broadcast Division designs, manufactures and distributes premium branded products for broadcasting, film and video production for broadcasters and independent content creators. It also provides premium services including equipment rental and technical solutions to TV production teams and film crews.

The Photographic Division designs, manufactures and distributes premium branded equipment for photographic and video cameras and provides dedicated solutions to professional and non-professional image takers.

 

More information can be found at: www.vitecgroup.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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

The Vitec Group 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

NMÁS1 ASSET MANAGEMENT, SGIIC, S.A.

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

EQMC EUROPE DEVELOPMENT CAPITAL FUND PLC

MERCER QIF COMMON CONTRACTUAL FUND

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

13 SEPTEMBER 2016

6. Date on which issuer notified:

14 SEPTEMBER 2016

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

12%



 

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


4,446,568

4,446,568

0

0

5,516,568

0

12.387%

GB0009296665


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

5,516,568

12.387%



 

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

NMÁS1 ASSET MANAGEMENT SGIIC, S.A. ("N+1 AM") is the investment manager of EQMC EUROPE DEVELOPMENT CAPITAL FUND, PLC and MERCER QIF COMMON CONTRACTUAL FUND (the "Funds"). N+1 AM as investment manager may exercise the voting rights of the shares of The Vitec Group plc held by the Funds. The individual participation of each fund in the total voting rights of The Vitec Group plc is:

(i) EQMC EUROPE DEVELOPMENT CAPITAL FUND, PLC: 8.967%

(ii) MERCER QIF COMMON CONTRACTUAL FUND: 3.420%

The indirect participation of Nmás1 Asset Management, SGIIC, S.A. in The Vitec Group plc voting rights previous to the triggering transaction which is referred in this notification was below the 10%. Therefore, 10%, 11% and 12% thresholds have been crossed in the same transaction.

This notification intends to cover the notification obligation of the Funds.

 


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:

Jacobo Llanza Figueroa

15. Contact telephone number:

+ 34 91 745 84 84

 

 


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