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Greencore Group PLC
20 September 2016
 

 Standard Form TR-1

 Standard form for notification of major holdings

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the Central Bank of Ireland)i


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

Greencore Group plc

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

[X] An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

[ ] An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments

[ ] An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

[ ] Other (please specify)iii:

 

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv :

Name:

The Capital Group Companies, Inc.

City and country of registered office (if applicable):

Los Angeles, California 90071 U.S.A.

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

See Box 10

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi:

16 September 2016

6. Date on which issuer notified:

19 September 2016

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:  Above 3% - Aggregate of voting rights from shares

 

8. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:


% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 9.A)

% of voting rights through financial instruments
(total of 9.B.1 + 9.B.2)

Total of both in % (9.A + 9.B)

Total number of voting rights of issuervii

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached

3.0197%

0.0000%

3.0197%

412,758,956

Position of previous notification (if applicable)

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable


 

 

 

9. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedviii:

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of
shares

ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rightsix

% of voting rights

 

Direct

 

 

Indirect

 

 

Direct

 

 

Indirect

 

Ordinary Shares

(ISIN: IE0003864109)


12,464,272


3.0197%











SUBTOTAL A


12,464,272


3.0197%


B 1: Financial Instruments according to Regulation 17(1)(a) of the Regulations 

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/converted.

% of voting rights

Not applicable

















SUBTOTAL B.1




B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Regulation 17(1)(b) of the Regulations

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Physical or cash settlementxii

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

Not applicable





















SUBTOTAL B.2



 

10. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation

 

[ ] 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.xiii

 

[ 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
xiv:

 

Namexv

% 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 threshold

Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

The Capital Group Companies, Inc.

Holdings by CG Management companies are set out below:

 

 

3.0197%

 

 

0.0000%

 

 

3.0197%

Capital Research and Management Company1

 

3.0197%

 

0.0000%

 

3.0197%

SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc.2 (see section 12)




















1.        Wholly-owned subsidiary of The Capital Group Companies, Inc.

2.        Mutual fund managed by Capital Research and Management Company.

11. In case of proxy voting: [name of the proxy holder] will cease to hold [% and number] voting rights as of [date]

 

 


12. Additional informationxvi:

CGC is the parent company of Capital Research and Management Company ("CRMC").  CRMC is a U.S.-based investment management company that manages the American Funds family of mutual funds.  CRMC manages equity assets for various investment companies through three divisions, Capital Research Global Investors, Capital International Investors and Capital World Investors.  CRMC in turn is the parent company of Capital Group International, Inc. ("CGII"), which in turn is the parent company of five investment management companies ("CGII management companies"): Capital Guardian Trust Company, Capital International, Inc., Capital International Limited, Capital International Sàrl and Capital International K.K.  The CGII management companies primarily serve as investment managers to institutional clients.

 

Neither CGC nor any of its affiliates own shares for its own account. Rather, the shares reported on this Notification are owned by accounts under the discretionary investment management of one or more of the investment management companies described above.

 

SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc. ("SCWF") is a mutual funds registered in the United States under the Investment Company Act of 1940.

 

SCWF is the legal owner of 12,464,272 shares (3.0197% of the outstanding shares). SCWF  has granted proxy voting authority to CRMC, its investment adviser.

 

Please note that SCWF submitted a separate notification disclosing holdings as of 16 September 2016.

 

This notice is due to holdings managed by CGC and CRMC increasing above 3%.

Done at Los Angeles, California on 19 September 2016


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