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Chesnara PLC
06 April 2020
 

CHESNARA plc

("Chesnara" or "the Company")

 

LEI Number: 213800VFRMBRTSZ3SJ06

 

06 April 2020

 

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS

 

TR-1: S tandard Form for Notification of Major Holdings

 

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

Chesnara plc

1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer  (please mark with an "X" if appropriate)

Non-UK issuer


2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box or boxes with an "X")

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

X

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights


Other (please specify)iii:


3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

Name

Aggregate of Standard Life Aberdeen plc affiliated investment management entities with delegated voting rights on behalf of multiple managed portfolios

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Edinburgh, Scotland

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

Name


City and country of registered office (if applicable)


5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached vi :

03/04/2020

6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):

06/04/2020

7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation


% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 8. A)

% of voting rights through financial instruments
(total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)

Total of both in % (8.A + 8.B)

Total number of voting rights of issuer vii

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached

15.14

0.00

15.14

150,061,567

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

14.06

0.00

14.06


 

8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached viii

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of
shares

ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rights ix

% of voting rights

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

GB00B00FPT80

N/A

22,713,741

N/A

15.14






SUBTOTAL 8. A

22,713,741

15.14

 

 

B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is

Exercised/converted.

% of voting rights













SUBTOTAL 8. B 1



 

 

B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art. 13(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (b))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Physical or cash

settlement xii

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights










SUBTOTAL 8.B.2



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please mark the

applicable box with an "X")

Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuer xiii


Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity
xiv (please add additional rows as necessary)

X

Name xv

% of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

% of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

Standard Life Aberdeen plc




Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Limited




Standard Life Investments Limited

9.08

0.00

9.08





Standard Life Aberdeen plc




Aberdeen Asset Management PLC




Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited

5.35

0.00

5.35





Standard Life Aberdeen plc




Aberdeen Asset Management PLC




Aberdeen Asset Investment Group Limited




Aberdeen Asset Investments Limited




 

10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:

Name of the proxy holder

N/A

The number and % of voting rights held

N/A

The date until which the voting rights will be held

N/A


11. Additional information xvi

 

In reference to section 9, the shares detailed are managed by the named discretionary investment management entity within multiple portfolios on behalf of underlying clients, based on investment management agreements whereby the client has delegated the exercise of the voting power to the referenced investment manager.

 

 

Place of completion

Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Date of completion

06/04/2020

 

The above notification is made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation.

 

For further information, please contact:

 

Roddy Watt

Director, Capital Markets

FWD

Forward thinking communications

 

T  -  020 7280 0651 

E  -  [email protected]  

Notes to Editors

Chesnara is a life and pensions company listed on the London Stock Exchange. It administers over one million policies with those assets spread broadly equally across businesses in the UK, the Netherlands and Sweden. Chesnara operates as Countrywide Assured in the UK, as The Waard Group and Scildon in the Netherlands, and as Movestic in Sweden.

 

Following a three pillar strategy, Chesnara's primary responsibility is the efficient administration of its customers' life and savings policies, ensuring good customer outcomes and providing a secure and compliant environment to protect policyholder interests. It also adds value by writing profitable new business in Sweden and the Netherlands and by undertaking value-adding acquisitions of either companies or portfolios.

 

Consistent delivery of the Company strategy has enabled Chesnara to increase its dividend for 14 years in succession.

 

Further details are available on the Company's website ( www.chesnara.co.uk ).

 

 


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