Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 1420C
Charles Stanley Group PLC
27 August 2008
 




TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares


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

Charles Stanley Group Plc

2. Reason for notification  (yes/no)

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

Yes

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached 


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights


Other (please specify):______________


3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification obligation:

Aberforth Partners LLP

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

Shareholder                                                 Shares

1.  Aberforth Smaller Companies 
    Trust Plc
                                            1,424,430

2. Aberforth UK Small Companies 
    Fund                                                      757,090

3. The Church Commissioners for 
     England                                                214,500

4. Aberforth Geared Capital & 
    Income Trust Plc                                 212,400


1,2,4 = registered in the name of Nortrust Nominees Ltd a/c Aberfrth;

3 = The Church Commissioners for  Englands  (Chase  GIS ) Nominees Ltd

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

22/08/08

6. Date on which issuer notified:

27 /08/08

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

5%


8: Notified Details

A: Voting rights attached to shares


Class/type of shares

If possible use 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

Percentage of voting rights


Direct


I ndirect


Direct


I ndirect

Ordinary

GB0006556046                -                            -                         2,608,420              n/a                      2,608,420            n/a            5.91


B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/ conversion period/date 

No. of voting rights that may be acquired (if  the  instrument exercised/converted)

Percentage of voting rights

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a



Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

2,608,420

5.91


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

Held by Aberforth Partners LLP


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of proxy holder:

 

n/a

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

n/a

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


n/a


13. Additional information:

 

n/a

14 Contact name:

 

Gary Teper

15. Contact telephone number:

020 7953 8200


For notes on how to complete form TR-1 please see the FSA website.     

Note: Annex should only be submitted to the FSA not the issuer

A: Identity of the persons or legal entity subject to the notification obligation

Full name 

( including legal form of legal entities)

Charles Stanley Group Plc

Contact address 

(registered office for legal entities)

25 Luke Street London EC2A 4AR

Phone number  & email

020 7953 8200

Other useful information 

(at least legal representative for legal persons)

Gary Teper - Director


B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable

Full name

Pauline Robson

Contact address

Aberforth Partners LLP,  14 Melville Street Edinburgh EH3 7NS

Phone number  & email

0131 220 0733

Other useful information

(e.g. functional relationship with the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation)



C: Additional information





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