RNS Number : 6784H
3i Group PLC
21 May 2014
 

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

 

On 20 May 2014 3i Group plc ("the Issuer") was notified of the following details relating to a major interest in its shares.

 

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

 

3i Group plc

 

2. Reason for the notification:

 

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights.

An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments.

 

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

 

BlackRock, Inc

    

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

 

 

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

 

19 May 2014

    

6. Date on which issuer notified:   

 

20 May 2014

    

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

 

Holding has gone below 11%

 

8. Notified details:   

 

 

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares

Situation previous to the triggering transaction

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

 if possible using the ISIN CODE

Number of Shares

Number of Voting Rights

Number of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

 

Direct

Direct 

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

GB00B1YW4409

99,545,445

99,545,445

N/A

N/A

97,975,366

N/A

10.08%

 

 

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/ Conversion  Period/ Date

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted.

% of voting rights






 

 

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

 

Type of financial
instrument

Exercise
price

Expiration
date

Exercise/
Conversion
period

Number of voting
rights instrument
refers to

% of voting rights

 

 CFD




7,940,598

Nominal

Delta

0.82%

0.82%

 

 

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

105,915,964

10.90%

 

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

 

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited - 105,915,964 (10.90%)

 

Proxy Voting:

 

10. Name of the proxy holder:

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

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

 

13. Additional information:  

 

Issuer contact details:

Justine Bonner, Group Secretariat

Telephone: 020 7975 3214


This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange
 
END
 
 
HOLSELSUFFLSESI