Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 4206V
W Resources PLC
14 April 2021
 

 

 

 

 

14 April 2021

 

W Resources Plc

("W" or the "Company")

Major Shareholder Notification

W Resources Plc (AIM:WRES), the tungsten, tin and gold mining and exploration company with assets in Spain and Portugal, has been informed by Dr Byron Pirola, a former director of the Company, that he is no longer a Director of Beronia Investments Pty Ltd and no longer a beneficiary of the trust for which Beronia Investments Pty Ltd is a trustee.

Beronia Investments Pty Ltd's holding of 2,799,628 ordinary shares of 0.1p each ("Ordinary Shares") remains unchanged, representing an interest of 3.46 percent in the total voting rights of the Company.

Following this notification, Dr Byron Pirola's (and related parties) direct holdings of 171,058 Ordinary Shares, representing an interest of 0.21 per cent in the total voting rights of the Company, also remains unchanged.

The notification below, made under Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules Chapter 5 (DTR 5), provides further information.

Enquiries:

W Resources Plc

Paul Hailes, CFO

investor@wresources.com

www.wresources.com

Grant Thornton UK LLP

Colin Aaronson / Seamus Fricker

T: +44 (0) 20 7383 5100

Joint Broker

Turner Pope Investments (TPI) Ltd

Andy Thacker / Zoe Alexander

T: +44 (0) 203 657 0050

www.turnerpope.com

Joint Broker

Alternative Resource Capital / Shard Capital

Alex Wood

T:+44 (0) 20 7186 9004

www.altrescap.com

Damon Heath

T:+44 (0) 20 7186 9952

www.shardcapital.com

Alma PR

Justine James

T: +44 (0) 20 3405 0205

M: +44 (0) 7525 324431

wres@almapr.co.uk

 

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:

W Resources PLC

ISIN GB00B0358H47

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


An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights


Other (please specify)iii: Issue of shares by the Company and disaggregation of shareholding by a former director, Dr Byron Pirola.

X

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv

Name

Beronia Investments Pty Ltd

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Sydney, Australia

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 reachedvi:

12 April 2021

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

12 April 2021

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 issuervii

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

3.46%

N/A

3.46%

80,823,827

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

4.45%

N/A

4.45%


 

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

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of
shares

ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rightsix

% 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)

Ordinary shares

GB00358H47

2,799,628


3.46%












SUBTOTAL 8. A

2,799,628

3.46%

 

 

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

settlementxii

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) issuerxiii

X

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)


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






















10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:

Name of the proxy holder


The number and % of voting rights held


The date until which the voting rights will be held



11. Additional informationxvi


 

Place of completion

Sydney, Australia

Date of completion

14 April 2021

 

 

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