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RNS Number : 6236L
Smith (DS) PLC
04 October 2016
 

TR-1(i): NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

 

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

DS Smith Plc

 

2. Reason for the notification:

 

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):

 

BlackRock, Inc.

             

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

 

N/A

 

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

30 September 2016

 

6. Date on which issuer notified:

3 October 2016

 

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

Total holding for BlackRock, Inc. has gone below 5%

 

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

GB0008220112

46,675,841

46,675,841

N/A

N/A

Below 5%

N/A

Below 5%

 

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

 

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Type of financial
instrument

Type of financial
instrument

Type of financial
instrument

Type of financial
instrument

Securities Lending

 

 

Below 5%

Below 5%

 

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

 

CFD

 

 

 

Below 5%

Nominal

Delta

Below 5%

Below 5%

 

Total (A+B+C)

 

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

N/A

Below 5%

 

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

 

See Annex 1

 

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:

BlackRock Regulatory Threshold Reporting Team

 

14. Contact name:

Marc-Oliver Lesch

 

15. Contact telephone number:

020 7743 3650

 

Identity of the notifier, if applicable (xvii)

 

Full name:

Iain Simm

 

Contact address:

DS Smith Plc, 7th Floor, 350 Euston Road, London NW1 3AX

 

Phone number:

020 7756 1800

Annex 1

 

Name

% 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

BlackRock, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

 

 

 

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

 

 

 

BlackRock Group Limited

 

 

 

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

 

 

 

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BlackRock, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

 

 

 

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

 

 

 

BlackRock Group Limited

 

 

 

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BlackRock, Inc.

 

 

 

Trident Merger, LLC

 

 

 

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BlackRock, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

 

 

 

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

 

 

 

BlackRock Group Limited

 

 

 

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BlackRock, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC

 

 

 

BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC

 

 

 

BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Fund Advisors

 

 

 

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BlackRock, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Capital Holdings, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BlackRock, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

 

 

 

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

 

 

 

BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC

 

 

 

BlackRock Canada Holdings LP

 

 

 

BlackRock Canada Holdings ULC

 

 

 

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BlackRock, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

 

 

 

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

 

 

 

BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd.

 

 

 

BlackRock Asia-Pac Holdco, LLC

 

 

 

BlackRock HK Holdco Limited

 

 

 

BlackRock Cayco Limited

 

 

 

BlackRock Trident Holding Company Limited

 

 

 

BlackRock Japan Holdings GK

 

 

 

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BlackRock, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BlackRock, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

 

 

 

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

 

 

 

BlackRock Australia Holdco Pty. Ltd.

 

 

 

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BlackRock, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

 

 

 

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

 

 

 

BlackRock Group Limited

 

 

 

BlackRock International Limited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BlackRock, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC

 

 

 

BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC

 

 

 

BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Fund Advisors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BlackRock, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

 

 

 

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

 

 

 

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

 

 

 

BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd.

 

 

 

BlackRock Asia-Pac Holdco, LLC

 

 

 

BlackRock HK Holdco Limited

 

 

 

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

 

 

 

 

 

 


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