Holding(s) in Company

Released : 02.06.2017

RNS Number : 0507H
The Vitec Group PLC
02 June 2017
 

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2 June 2017

 

The Vitec Group plc

 

 

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

 

In conformity with the Transparency Directive The Vitec Group plc (Vitec) is required to announce to the market the receipt of notifications of major interests in shares.

 

Vitec received the two attached notices in accordance with the Disclosure and Transparency Rules that Debora Battocchio (B.O.) Gidema SPA has notifiable interests in ordinary shares of 20p each in Vitec as follows:

 

Date on which threshold crossed

Number of shares

% of voting rights in Vitec's issued ordinary share capital*

4 March 2011

2,570,000

5.95%

20 September 2016

2,070,000

4.64%

 

* Voting rights have been calculated based on the issued share capital as at the date the threshold was crossed.

 

 

Jon Bolton

Group Company Secretary

 

 

 

A Snapshot of The Vitec Group 

Vitec is a leading global provider of premium branded products and services to the fast changing and growing "image capture and sharing" market.

Vitec's customers include broadcasters, independent content creators, photographers and enterprises, and our activities comprise: design, manufacture and distribution of high performance products and software including camera supports, wireless systems, robotic camera systems, prompters, LED lights, mobile power, monitors and bags; and premium services including technical solutions, systems integration and equipment rental for TV production teams, film crews and enterprises.

We employ around 1,700 people across the world in ten different countries and are organised in two Divisions: Broadcast and Photographic.

The Vitec Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange with 2016 revenue of £376.2 million.

More information can be found at: www.vitecgroup.com.

LEI number: 2138007H5DQ4X8YOCF14

 



 

 

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

The Vitec Group 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


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights


Other (please specify):



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

DEBORA BATTOCCHIO (B.O.)

GIDEMA SPA

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

Securities Services Nominees Limited

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

4 March 2011

6. Date on which issuer notified:

2 June 2017

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

6%



 

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


2,634,966

2,634,966

2,570,000

2,570,000

n/a

5.95%

n/a

GB0009296665


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

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a


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

 

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

 

Nominal

Delta

n/a

n/a


Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

2,570,000

5.95%



 

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



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:

This disclosure has been calculated based on an issued share capital amount of 43,157,944

14. Contact name:

Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati UK LLP

(Vittorio Muschitiello)

15. Contact telephone number:

020 7213 9251

 

 

 



 

 

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

The Vitec Group 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


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights


Other (please specify):



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

DEBORA BATTOCCHIO (B.O.)

GIDEMA SPA

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

Securities Services Nominees Limited

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

20 September 2016

6. Date on which issuer notified:

2 June 2017

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

5%

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


2,570,000

2,570,000

2,070,000

2,070,000

n/a

4.64%

n/a

GB0009296665


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

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a


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

 

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

 

Nominal

Delta

n/a

n/a


Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

2,070,000

4.64%

 

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



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:

This disclosure has been calculated based on an issued share capital amount of 44,536,863

14. Contact name:

Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati UK LLP

(Vittorio Muschitiello)

15. Contact telephone number:

020 7213 9251

 


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