Source - PRN
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 WINCANTON PLC

   

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

   

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights YES
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
ABERFORTH PARTNERS LLP
4. Full name of shareholder(s)  (if different from 3.):iv SHAREHOLDER                                                                    SHARES
ABERFORTH SMALLER COMPANIES TRUST PLC             10,543,866
ABERFORTH UK SMALL COMPANIES FUND                        1,709,573
ABERFORTH GEARED INCOME TRUST PLC                       1,721,725
ABERFORTH PARTNERS LLP                                                   891,292

All shares are registered in the name of Nortrust Nominees Ltd
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: v
05/10/2016
6. Date on which issuer notified:
                                         06/10/2016
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
rightsx
Direct Direct xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
ORDINARY

GB0030329360
13,992,464
1,281,831
13,992,464
14,866,456
1,289,131
12.01
0.00

   

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
14,866,456 12.01

   

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

   

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder: N/A
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:
14. Contact name: Pauline Robson, Aberforth Partners LLP
15. Contact telephone number: 0131 220 0733

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