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Science Group PLC
14 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

Science Group 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

Ruffer LLP (for its discretionary clients of the Ruffer Group)

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

 

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

12 October 2016

6. Date on which issuer notified:

13 October 2016

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

14% to 15%

         
 

 

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

 

 

 

GB00B39GTJ17

 

5,952,369

 

 

5,952,369

 

 

  

6,002,369

 

 

 

6,002,369

 

-

15%

-

 

 

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

 

6,002,369

 

15%

                                 
 

 

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

 

N/A

 

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

N/A

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:

Ruffer LLP now controls the voting rights over 6,002,369 shares (15% of the voting rights) of Science Group plc which are held by the discretionary clients of Ruffer LLP and its subsidiaries (the voting of which is all controlled by Ruffer LLP).

This change from 14% to 15% is due to the purchase of 50,000 shares on 12 October 2016.  

14. Contact name:

Louise Stanway

15. Contact telephone number:

020 7963 8146

     

 


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