RNS Number : 6592B
Great Portland Estates PLC
30 October 2009
 




TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST 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 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

 


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

 


Other (please specify):

  

 


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


 FORTIS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT  
 S.A.

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


 FORTIS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT S.A. ACTS AS DISCRETIONARY INVESTMENT MANAGER FOR SEGREGATED CLIENTS AND FUNDS

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


 28/10/2009

6. Date on which issuer notified:


 29/10/2009

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


 LESS THAN 3%

  

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares


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

V
oting
Rights

Number
of shares

Number of voting
rights

% of voting rights

Direct

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

 GB00B01FLL16

 9,581,992

 9,581,992

 Below disclosure limit

 

 Below disclosure limit

 

 Below disclosure limit

 


B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial
instrument

Expiration
date

Exercise/ 
Conversion 
Period

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


 

 

 

 

 

Nominal

Delta


 

 


Total (A+B+C)


Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

 Below disclosure limit

 Below disclosure limit


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 the 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:


 Fortis Investment Management UK

14. Contact name:


 Mark Broadey

15. Contact telephone number:


 020 7063 7174



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