Source - LSE Regulatory
TR-1 (i) NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached (ii): Royal Dutch Shell plc (A Shares) 2. Reason for the notification State 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 the notification Legal & General obligation (iii): Group Plc (L&G) 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) Legal & General (iv): Assurance (Pensions Management) Limited (PMC) 5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the 18 March 2009 threshold is crossed or reached if different) (v): 6. Date on which issuer notified: 19 March 2009 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: From 4% to 3% (L&G) 8. Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares Class/ Situation Resulting situation type of previous to the after the triggering shares Triggering transaction (vii) if transaction (vi) possible using the ISIN CODE Number Number Number Number of voting % of voting of of of rights (ix) rights Shares Voting shares Rights (viii) Direct Indirect Direct Indirect (x) (xi) A ORD 24,179,080 24,179,080 EURO 24,011,180 24,011,180 0.677 0.07 (UK) A ORD 117,728,449 117,728,449 EURO 117,728,449 117,728,449 3.320 0.07 (NL) ADRs 34,400 68,800 34,400 68,800 0.001 B: Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (xii) Type of Expiration Exercise/ Number of % of voting financial date (xiii) Conversion voting rights instrument Period/ Date rights that may (xiv) be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted Total (A+B) Number of voting rights % of voting rights 141,808,429 3.99% 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable (xv): Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) (Group) Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (Direct and Indirect) (LGIMH) Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect) (LGIM) Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) (141,808,4209 - 3.99% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC) Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Legal & General Insurance Holdings Limited Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD) (124,544,613 - 3.51% (Direct) (LGIH) = PMC) Legal & General Assurance (Pensions Management) Legal & General Assurance Society Limited Limited (PMC) (124,544,613 - 3.51% = PMC) (LGAS & LGPL) Legal & General Pensions Limited (Direct) (LGPL) Proxy Voting: 10. Name of the 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: Notification using the total voting rights figure of 3,545,663,973 14. Contact name: Mark Edwards, Royal Dutch Shell plc 15. Contact telephone number: 020 7934 2817 END
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