Source - RNS
RNS Number : 7525G
Debenhams plc
31 May 2017



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

Debenhams plc

2.         Reason for the notification     

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

Type 1 disclosure as per Transparency Directive ll Regulation

3.         Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:

Schroders plc

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

Schroder Investment Management Limited


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

30 May 2017

6. Date on which issuer notified:

31 May 2017

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

From 17% -18%

8. Notified details:

Class/type of shares

ISIN: GB00B126KH97

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Situation previous to the triggering transaction:  209,871,859 Ordinary shares of 0.01p each

Number of voting rights: 209,871,859

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction:

Number of Shares Direct: 221,104,693 ordinary shares of 0.01p each

Number of voting rights Direct: None, Indirect: 221,104,693

Percentage of voting rights Direct: None, Indirect 18.008%


B:  Financial Instruments



C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting Situation after the triggering transaction:  


Total A +B+C

Number of voting rights 221,104,693

Percentage of voting rights 18.008%


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

Schroder Investment Management Limited           221,104,693             18.008%

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:

The shares referred to in section 9 are held in portfolios managed by those firms on a discretionary basis for clients under investment management agreements. This disclosure has been calculated based on issue share capital amount 1,227,822,150.


14.  Contact Name/Telephone Number:


Paul Eardley

Company Secretary

Telephone 020 3549 6000

Debenhams plc


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