TR-1: Notification of major interest in shares

Released : 19/08/2013

RNS Number : 0029M
QinetiQ Group plc
19 August 2013
 



 


 

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:

QinetiQ 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:

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:

12th August, 2013

6. Date on which issuer notified:

15th August, 2013

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

Holding has gone above 5%



 

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
Voting
Rights

Number
of shares

Number of voting
rights

% of  voting rights

Direct

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

 

GB00B0WMWD03

23,974,040

23,974,040

N/A

N/A

28,101,220

N/A

4.25%



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

 

CFD

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

5,054,084

 

Nominal

Delta

0.77%

0.77%


Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

33,155,304

5.02%



 

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 - 33,155,304 (5.02%)

 


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A



13. Additional information:



14. Contact name:

Jon Messent

15. Contact telephone number:

01252 392000

 


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