REG-Matchtech Group PLC Holding(s) in Company

Released : 07/05/09 11:13

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RNS Number : 8618R  
  
Matchtech Group PLC  
  
07 May 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                 รข                     
                                                                                  
  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:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                       Octopus Investments Nominees Limited                   
                                                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                                              
  4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):                                                                n/a                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                              
  5. Date of transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different):                         28/04/2009                                             
                                                                                                                                                                              
  6. Date on which issuer notified:                                                                                    06/05/2009                                             
                                                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                                              
  7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                                                                      9%                                                     
                                                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                                              
  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       
  GB00B1FMDQ43                 2,015,640                  2,015,640                  2,093,140          2,093,140                  -           9.01%           -              
  
  
 
  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  
                                                         
  2,093,140                 9.01%                        
                                                         
  
  
 
  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 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:                Luke Kennedy   
                                                  
  15. Contact telephone number:    020 7710 6462  
                                                  
  
  
 
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