Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 8819D
Blacks Leisure Group PLC
19 September 2008
 




For filings with the FSA include  the  annex

For filings with issuer exclude  the  annex  


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:

Blacks Leisure 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                                      2,192,400

2. Aberforth UK Small

    Companies Fund                         1,251,731

3. The Church Commissioners

    for England                                     380,432

4. Aberforth Geared Capital &

    Income Trust plc                             416,400

1,2,4 = registered in the name of

Nortrust Nominees Ltd A/c

Aberfrth, 3 = The Church

Commissioners for England

(Chase GIS) Nominees Ltd



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


17/09/2008


6. Date on which issuer notified:


18/09/2008


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


10%



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

GB0001028322



4,668,184


4,668,184


4,240,963


N/A


4,240,963


N/A


9.95




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


4,240,963


9.95




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:


Pauline Robson, Aberforth Partners LLP


15. Contact telephone n umber :


0131 220 0733


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


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