Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 7722W
Vitec Group PLC (The)
23 April 2019
 

23 April 2019

 

 

The Vitec Group plc

 

Holdings in Company

 

 

In conformity with the Transparency Directive The Vitec Group plc (Vitec) is required to announce to the market the receipt of notifications of major interests in shares.

 

Vitec received the attached notice in accordance with the Disclosure and Transparency Rules that Alantra EQMC Asset Management, SGIIC, S.A. has a notifiable interest in the voting rights of 6,831,106 ordinary shares of 20p each in Vitec, representing 15.09% of Vitec's issued ordinary share capital.

 

 

Jon Bolton

Group Company Secretary

020 8332 4600 

 

 

A snapshot of The Vitec Group plc

Vitec is a leading global provider of premium branded products and solutions to the fast moving and growing "image capture and content creation" market.

 

Vitec's customers include broadcasters, independent content creators, photographers and enterprises, and our activities comprise: design, manufacture and distribution of high performance products and solutions including camera supports, camera mounted electronic accessories, robotic camera systems, prompters, LED lights, mobile power, monitors, bags, motion control and noise reduction equipment.

 

We employ around 1,800 people across the world in 13 different countries and are organised in three Divisions: Imaging Solutions, Production Solutions and Creative Solutions.

 

The Vitec Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange with 2018 revenue of £385.4 million.

 

More information can be found at: www.vitecgroup.com  

 

LEI number: 2138007H5DQ4X8YOCF14

 

 



TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

 

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the FCA in Microsoft Word format if possible)i


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

THE VITEC GROUP 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 obligationiv

Name

Alantra EQMC Asset Management, SGIIC, S.A.

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Madrid, Spain

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

Name

EQMC Europe Development Capital Fund Plc & Mercer QIF Common Contractual Fund

City and country of registered office (if applicable)


5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi:

17 April 2019

22 April 2019


% 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 issuervii

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

15.09%

0%

15.09%

45,283,096

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

14.11%

0%

14.11%


 

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

ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rightsix

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)

GB0009296665

0

6,831,106

0%

15.09%











6,831,106

15.09%

 

 

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi




















 

 

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

settlementxii























 

 

 

 

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) issuerxiii


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

Namexv

% 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

EQMC EUROPE DEVELOPMENT CAPITAL FUND, PLC

5,680,099

0%

12.54%

MERCER QIF COMMON CONTRACTUAL FUND

1,151,007

0%

2.54%





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 informationxvi

ALANTRA EQMC ASSET MANAGEMENT SGIIC, S.A. ("ALANTRA EQMC") is the investment manager of EQMC EUROPE DEVELOPMENT CAPITAL FUND, PLC ("EQMC") and the sub-investment manager of MERCER INVESTMENT FUND 2 (a sub-fund of MERCER QIF COMMON CONTRACTUAL FUND), together with EQMC the "Funds". ALANTRA EQMC as investment manager and sub-investment manager may exercise the voting rights of the shares of The Vitec Group plc held by the Funds.

 

 

Madrid

22 April 2019

 


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