RNS Number : 2244H
Great Portland Estates PLC
09 July 2012
 

 

 

Company Announcements Office

London Stock Exchange

London EC2N 1HP

 

 

 

9 July 2012

Our ref: DLM/rt

 

 

 

Dear Sirs

 

On 6 July 2012, we received notification that BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited holds 31,195,573 ordinary shares of 12.5p each in this Company, representing 9.98% of the issued share capital of the Company.

 

 

Yours faithfully

For GREAT PORTLAND ESTATES plc

 

 

 

 

Desna Martin

Company Secretary

 

enc



 




         TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi



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

Great Portland Estates PLC

2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

X

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

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

X

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

Other (please specify):


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

BlackRock, Inc.

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


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

4th July 2012

6. Date on which issuer notified:

6th July 2012

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

Holding has gone below 10%

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix

Class/type of
shares


if possible using
the 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

% of  voting rights x

Direct

Direct xi

Indirect xii

Direct

Indirect

GB00B01FLL16

28,275,715

28,275,715

N/A

N/A

27,895,916

N/A

8.92%


B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Expiration
date
xiii

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xiv

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 xv, xvi

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Exercise price

Expiration date xvii

Exercise/
Conversion period
xviii

Number of voting rights instrument refers to

 

% of voting rights xix, xx

 

CFD




3,299,657

Nominal

Delta

1.06%

1.06%


Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

31,195,573

9.98%

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited - 31,195,573 (9.97%)

 


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:

BlackRock International Threshold Reporting Team

14. Contact name:

Andrew Manchester

15. Contact telephone number:

020 7743 5773



 


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