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Britvic plc
23 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

Britvic 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

TIAA-CREF Investment Management, LLC on behalf of the accounts referred to in Exhibit B

 

Teachers Advisors, Inc. on behalf of the funds

referred to in Exhibit C

 

Nuveen Investments, Inc. on behalf of the affiliates referred to in Exhibit D

 

 

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

See Number 3

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

22 September  2016

6. Date on which issuer notified:

23 September  2016

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

3%



 

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

GB00B0N8QD54

6,340,123

6,340,123

6,340,123

6,340,123

0

2.412%

0%


US1111901047

 

(ADRs in relation to Ordinary Shares with ISIN GB00B0N8QD54)

839,265

1,678,530

330,244

660,488

0

0.251%

0%


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

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A


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

 

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

Below 3%

Below 3%



 

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

 

The College Retirement Equities Fund ("CREF") hereby informs you as of September 22,  2016 we own 6,319,913 shares of Britvic Plc.  CREF owns these shares through two of its investment accounts, the Global Equities Account and Stock Account. It is our understanding the total voting shares outstanding of Britvic Plc is 262,847,973, thereby  bringing CREF's ownership in the company to 2.404%.  TIAA-CREF Investment Management LLC ("TCIM") is a U.S.-based SEC registered investment adviser that manages CREF.

 

Additionally, an affiliate of CREF owns on September 22, 2016  7,075 shares of Britvic Plc.  This is 0.003% of Britvic Plc. These shares are owned by the Active Extension Fund III ("AEF III"). AEF III is a private fund wholly owned by Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America ("TIAA"), a New York insurance company.  TAI is affiliated with TCIM and both are indirect, wholly-owned subsidiaries of TIAA.

 

Nuveen Investments, Inc. (NII) affiliated investment adviser sold 509,021 ADRs on September 22, 2016 bringing the total ADRs owned to 330,244. Nuveen owns 13,135 ordinary shares and the equivalent of 660,488 ordinary shares (through its holding of ADRs) in Britvic Plc (We note that one ADR equals two ordinary shares).

 

The combined TIAA-Nuveen enterprise now has aggregated holdings of 7,000,611 shares or 2.663% of the issued and outstanding voting shares in Britvic Plc. 

 

Each of TCIM, TAI and NII are aggregating their holdings in Britvic Plc as required by current FCA Disclosure and Transparency Rules.  However, each of TCIM, TAI and NII separately and independently vote all proxies for shares held in Britvic Plc. 

 

(See Exhibit A)

 


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

TIAA-CREF Investment Management, LLC / Teachers Advisors, Inc. / Nuveen Investments, Inc.

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:


None

14. Contact name:

Stuart R. Brunet

15. Contact telephone number:

+1-415-882-3711


EXHIBIT A                                                               

TIAA-CREF

Summary of Holdings of Britvic PLC

Between September 21, 2016 - September 22, 2016

 

ORDINARY SHARES

 

 


TIAA-CREF Investment Management LLC    ("CREF")

Teachers Advisors, Inc.

Nuveen Investments, Inc (NII)

 

Aggregate Holding


Global Equities Account

Stock Account

Total CREF Holdings

Total CREF %

Active Extension Fund III

Total Mutual Funds  Holdings

Total Mutual Funds %

NWQ Investment Management Company, LLC

Total Nuveen

Total Nuveen %

Total Holdings

Total %

Holdings as of September 21 2016

 

                    2,101,293

               4,218,620

               6,319,913

2.404%

7,075

7,075

0.003%

                    13,135

                    13,135

0.005%

6,340,123

2.412%

Transactions as of September 22, 2016

 

                                   -  

                              -  

                              -  

0.000%

                                       -  

                                 -  

0.000%

                             -  

                             -  

0.000%

                              -  

0.000%

Holdings as of September 22, 2016

 

                    2,101,293

               4,218,620

               6,319,913

2.404%

7,075

7,075

0.003%

                    13,135

                    13,135

0.005%

6,340,123

2.412%

 

 

Total Ordinary Shares Outstanding

               262,847,973

 

 

ADRs

 

 


 Nuveen Investments, Inc (NII)

 


NWQ Investment Management Company, LLC

Total Nuveen

ADRs

Converted
1 ADR=2 ORD

Total Nuveen %

Total Holdings

Holdings as of September 21, 2016

                  839,265

                  839,265

              1,678,530

0.639%

1,678,530

Transactions as of September 22, 2016

                             -  

               (509,021)

            (1,018,042)

0.000%

(1,018,042)

Holdings as of September 22, 2016

                  330,244

                  330,244

                  660,488

0.251%

660,488

 

 

 

           

Total Combined

 

Total Percentage

                      7,000,611

2.663%

 


Exhibit B

 

TIAA-CREF Investment Management, LLC

 

College Retirement Equities Fund ("CREF") *

·    CREF Stock Account

·    CREF Global Equities Account

 

*     Registered Investment Company

 

 

Exhibit C

 

Teachers Advisors, Inc.

 

·    Active Extension Fund III

 

 

Exhibit D

 

Nuveen Investments, Inc.*

 

·    NWQ Investment Management Company, LLC.

 

*     Registered Investment Adviser.

 


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