Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 2770L
discoverIE Group plc
09 September 2021
 

TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

1. Issuer Details

ISIN

GB0000055888

Issuer Name

DISCOVERIE GROUP PLC

UK or Non-UK Issuer

UK

2. Reason for Notification

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights; An event changing the breakdown of voting

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

Name

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

City of registered office (if applicable)

Edinburgh

Country of registered office (if applicable)

United Kingdom

4. Details of the shareholder

Full name of shareholder(s) if different from the person(s) subject to the notification obligation, above

 

City of registered office (if applicable)

 

Country of registered office (if applicable)

 

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached

07-Sep-2021

6. Date on which Issuer notified

08-Sep-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 held in issuer

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

12.269271

0.000000

12.269271

11,632,018

Position of previous notification (if applicable)

11.942488

0.000000

11.942488


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

8A. Voting rights attached to shares

Class/Type of shares ISIN code(if possible)

Number of direct voting rights (DTR5.1)

Number of indirect voting rights (DTR5.2.1)

% of direct voting rights (DTR5.1)

% of indirect voting rights (DTR5.2.1)

GB0000055888


11,632,018


12.269271

Sub Total 8.A

11,632,018

12.269271

8B1. Financial Instruments according to (DTR5.3.1R.(1) (a))

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






Sub Total 8.B1




8B2. Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to (DTR5.3.1R.(1) (b))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/conversion period

Physical or cash settlement

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights







Sub Total 8.B2




9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation

2. 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 entities (please add additional rows as necessary)

Ultimate controlling person

Name of controlled undertaking

% 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

abrdn plc





abrdn plc

Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Limited




abrdn plc

Standard Life Investments Limited

10.128124

0.000000

10.128124






abrdn plc





abrdn plc

Aberdeen Asset Management PLC




abrdn plc

Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited









abrdn plc





abrdn plc

Aberdeen Asset Management PLC




abrdn plc

Aberdeen Asset Investment Group Limited




abrdn plc

Aberdeen Asset Investments Limited









abrdn plc





abrdn plc

Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Limited




abrdn plc

Aberdeen Standard Capital Limited




10. In case of proxy voting

Name of the proxy holder

 

The number and % of voting rights held

 

The date until which the voting rights will be held

 

11. Additional Information

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.

This disclosure also reflects the fact that the voting rights effectively held indirectly by the underlying intermediate holding company Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Limited ("SLIHL") and held by the underlying investment management entity Standard Life Investments Limited ("SLIL") increased above the 10% notifiable threshold due to trading and due to participation in the placing of shares in DiscoverIE Group PLC on 7 September 2021.

SLIHL now effectively holds 10.128598% and SLIL holds 10.128124% of the delegated voting rights of the shares in DiscoverIE Group PLC. Prior to this crossing, SLIHL effectively held 9.768006% and SLIL held 9.767503%.

12. Date of Completion

08-Sep-2021

13. Place Of Completion

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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