Source - RNS
RNS Number : 1663M
De La Rue PLC
10 October 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

De La Rue 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

1. Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc

3,200,752

2. Aberforth UK Small Companies Fund

519,120

3. Aberforth Geared Income Trust plc  

935,701

4. The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty

271,700

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

07/10/2016

6. Date on which issuer notified:

10/10/2016

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

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 xi

Indirect xii

Direct

Indirect

GB00B3DGH821

5,075,716

5,075,716

4,927,273

N/A

4,927,273

N/A

4.85%

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

4,927,273

4.85%

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:


In addition, Aberforth Partners is interested in a further 391,650 shares although it does not have access to the voting rights of these shares. Aberforth Partners LLP is therefore interested in a total of 5,318,923 shares.

14. Contact name:

 

Pauline Robson, Aberforth Partners LLP

 

 

15. Contact telephone number:

0131 220 0733

 

Ed Peppiatt

Company Secretary

01256 605343

10 October 2016

 


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