RNS Number : 6466F
Great Portland Estates PLC
10 October 2008
 

TO:  RNS
DATED:  10 OCTOBER 2008

Today, we have received notification that Fortis Investment Management S.A. holds 7,500,779 ordinary shares of 12.5p each in this Company, representing 4.14% of the issued share capital of the Company.

FROM:  GREAT PORTLAND ESTATES PLC


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:

Great Portland Estates Plc

 

GB00B01FLL16



2. Reason for notification (yes/no)


An acquisition or disposal of voting rights


X


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:

Fortis Investment Management S.A


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


CSA L REAL ESTATE EUROPE

 

FORTIS PROPERTY RETAIL FUND

 

GLOBAL PROPERTY SECURITIES FUNDS EUR

 

CSA B PENSION EQUITY EEA SMALL CAPS

 

SMAM INTERNATIONAL REIT MOTHER FUND E

 

Property Securities Europe Fd (APFPFE)

 

FLF EQ SMALL CAPS EUROPE

 

GA L FUND SMALL MID CAPS EUROPE

 

CSA B REAL ESTATE EUROPE

 

A.A. FORTIS ACTIONS PETITE CAP EUROPE

 

AMP CAPITAL INVESTOR

 

RUSSELL EUROPEAN SMALL CAP EQUITY FUND

 

LITHIUM

 

CSM Nederland Property (APCSMP)

 

ABN AMRO GLOBAL PROPERTY EQUITY FUND

 

Investeringsforeningen Alfred Berg (AEIFAB)

 

BUHRMANN

 

CSA L EUROPEAN SMALL CAPS

 

Alfred Berg Small Cap Europe Unit Trust

 

FBF EQ SMALL CAPS EUROPE

 

CSA B EUROPEAN SMALL CAPS


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


9/10/2008


6. Date on which issuer notified:


10/10/2008


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


Over 4%



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

 

Direct

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights


Direct


Indirect


Direct


Indirect


GB00B01FLL16



6,903,376



7,500,779


7,500,779



4.14%





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









Total (A+B)


Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights


7,500,779


4.14%




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



Proxy Voting:


10. Name of proxy holder:


Fortis Investment Management S.A. and subsidiaries

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:



14 Contact name:



15. Contact telephone number:




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


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