REG-Matchtech Group PLC Holding(s) in Company

Released : 28/04/09 09:05

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RNS Number : 2756R  
  
Matchtech Group PLC  
  
28 April 2009  
  
 
  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:    Matchtech Group Plc   
  
  
 
                                                                                  
  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): Increased in issue share capital                        
  
  
 
  3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification obligation:                                                        AXA S.A., 25 Avenue Matignon, 75008 Paris and its group of     
                                                                                                                       companies                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                                      
  4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                                                      
  5. Date of transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different):                         26/04/2009                                                     
                                                                                                                                                                                      
  6. Date on which issuer notified:                                                                                    27/04/2009                                                     
                                                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                                      
  7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                                                                      5%                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                                      
  8: Notified Details                                                                                                                                                                 
  A: Voting rights attached to shares                                                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                                                                      
  Class/type of shares         Situation previous to the triggering transaction      Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                                             
  If possible use ISIN code                                                                                                                                                           
                               Number of shares           Number of voting rights    Number of shares   Number of voting rights                        Percentage of voting rights    
                                                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                        Direct                         Indirect        Direct          Indirect       
  B1FMDQ4                      1,132,200                  1,132,200                  0                  0                              1,272,200       0.00            5.47           
  
  
 
  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   Percentage of voting rights  
                                                                                      exercised/converted)                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                  
  
  
 
  Total (A+B)                                            
  Number of voting rights   Percentage of voting rights  
                                                         
  1,272,200                 5.47%                        
                                                         
  
  
 
  9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and /or 
  the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:              
                                                                              
  Name of the Company/Fund    Number of Shares    % of issued share capital   
  AXA Framlington             1,272,200.00        5.47461                     
  Indirect                                                                    
                                                                              
  Total Direct                0                   0.00000                     
  Total Indirect              1,272,200           5.47461                     
  Total                       1,272,200           5.47461                     
  
  
 
  Proxy Voting:                                                       
                                                                      
  10. Name of 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:                     
                                                  
  14. Contact name:                Kyere Tabiri   
                                                  
  15. Contact telephone number:    020 7003 1510  
                                                  
  
  
 
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