Source - RNS
RNS Number : 9395J
Dignity PLC
15 September 2016
 

 

For filings with the FCA include the annex


For filings with issuer exclude the annex



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:

Dignity plc

2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

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:

Aviva plc & its subsidiaries    

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

Registered Holder:

 

Available on request                                                  401*

 

BNY Norwich Union Nominees Limited           13,247*                                                              

 

Chase (GA Group) Nominees Limited             148,116*

 

State Street Nominees Limited                      1,824,711*

 

*denotes direct interest  

 

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

13 September 2016

6. Date on which issuer notified:

14 September 2016

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

3% to 4% Change at Direct Interest Level

 

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




GB00BRB37M78

1,562,756*

1,562,756*

1,986,475

1,986,475

Not Disclosable

4.00%

Not Disclosable


 

* Includes right to recall loaned shares (26,000)

 

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 price

Expiration date

Exercise/
Conversion period

Number of voting rights instrument refers to

 

% of voting rights

 






Nominal

Delta



Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

1,986,475

4.00%

 

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

The voting rights are managed and controlled by Aviva Investors Global Services Limited and Friends Provident International Limited, with the following chain of controlled undertakings:-

 

Aviva Investors Global Services Limited:

·      Aviva plc (Parent Company)

·      Aviva Group Holdings Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Aviva plc)

·      Aviva Investors Holdings Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Aviva Group Holdings Limited)

·      Aviva Investors Global Services Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Aviva Investors Holdings Limited)

 

Friends Provident International Limited:

·      Aviva plc (Parent Company)

·      Aviva Group Holdings Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Aviva plc)

·      Aviva Life Holdings UK Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Aviva Group Holdings Limited)

·      Friends Life FPG Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Aviva Life Holdings UK Limited)

·      Friends Life FPL Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Friends Life FPG Limited)

·      Friends Life Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Friends Life FPL Limited)

·      Friends Life and Pensions Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Friends Life Limited)

·      Friends Provident International Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Friends Life and Pensions Limited)

 


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

See Section 4

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:


Figures are based on a total number of voting rights of 49,634,569 as per the Company's Voting Rights and Capital announcement of 31 August 2016.

 

14. Contact name:

     Neil Whittaker, Aviva plc

15. Contact telephone number:

     01603 684420

 

 


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