Source - RNS
RNS Number : 4267J
William Hill PLC
28 June 2017
 

The following notification was received today by William Hill PLC, having been sent by the notifier on 23 June 2017, and relating to a major interest in shares of William Hill PLC.

 

Tom Fuller

Deputy Company Secretary

28 June 2017

 

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES

 

 

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

William Hill PLC

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

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:

HSBC Holdings plc

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

HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) Limited

HSBC Global Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited

HSBC Bank plc

HSBC Trustee (C.I.) Limited

INKA Internationale Kapitalanlagegesellschft mbH, Dusseldorf

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

22nd June 2017

6. Date on which issuer notified:

28 June 2017 (Having been sent on 23rd June 2017)

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

Above 9 %

 

 

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares

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

Direct

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

GB0031698896

37,879,516

37,879,516

42,318,324

42,318,324

3,517,241

4.933 %

0.410 %

 

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Expiration
date

Exercise/
Conversion Period

Number of voting
rights that may be
acquired if the
instrument is
exercised/ converted.

% of voting
rights

Right to Recall (Stock Lent)

 

 

 

 

11,397,820

 

1.329 %

 

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

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Exercise price

Expiration date

Exercise/
Conversion period

Number of voting rights instrument refers to

 

% of voting rights

 

 

Equity Swap

 

 

 

 

26,827,738

Nominal

Delta

3.128 %

 

 

 

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

                                84,061,123

 

9.800 %

 

 

 

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

 

 

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

NA

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

NA

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

NA

 


13. Additional information:


The total holdings include Stock Borrowing of 10,311,590 shares

14. Contact name:

Sanjeev Kalha

15. Contact telephone number:

+44 (0) 20 7992 3452 

([email protected] ,

[email protected] ,)

 

 


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