REG-Matchtech Group PLC Holding(s) in Company

Released : 15/10/07 09:51

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RNS Number:7000F 
Matchtech Group PLC 
15 October 2007 
 
 
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 
 
    MATCHTECH 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 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 (specify):                                                  ( ) 
 
3.  Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: 
 
    Octopus Asset Management Limited 
 
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 if different): 
 
 
    9 October 2007 
 
6.  Date on which issuer notified: 
 
 
    10 October 2007 
 
7.  Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 
 
 
    3% 
 
8.  Notified details: 
 
 
 
A. Voting rights attached to shares 
 
Class/type of shares (if possible using the Ordinary GB00B013H060 
ISIN code) 
 
Situation previous to  Resulting situation after the triggering transaction 
the triggering 
transaction 
Number of  Number of   Number of   Number of voting     % of voting rights 
Shares     Voting      shares      rights 
           Rights 
                       Direct      Direct    Indirect   Direct    Indirect 
 
 
657,310    657,310     706,070     706,070   0          3.07%     0 
 
 
B. Financial Instruments 
 
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction 
 
 
Type of       Expiration   Exercise/          Number of voting  % of voting 
financial     date         Conversion Period/ rights that may   rights 
instrument                 Date               be acquired if 
                                              the instrument is 
                                              exercised/ 
                                              converted 
 
 
n/a 
 
 
 
Total (A+B) 
 
 
Number of voting rights              % of voting rights 
 
 
706,070                              3.07% 
 
 
 
9.  Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/ 
    or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: 
 
 
    n/a 
 
 
Proxy Voting: 
 
 
10.  Name of the proxy holder:       n/a 
 
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:                  Chris Hulatt 
 
15.  Contact telephone number:      020 7710 2804 
 
 
 
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