Holding(s) in Company

Released : 7 12 2017 17:04

RNS Number : 7481Y
Marks & Spencer Group PLC
07 December 2017
 

Note: the following announcement concerns notifiable thresholds crossed by Schroder Investment Management Limited on 2 October 2017 (below 5%) and 30 November 2017 (above 5%), both of which were notified to Marks and Spencer Group plc on 7 December 2017.

 

TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

 

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the FCA in Microsoft Word format if possible)i

 

1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attachedii:

Marks & Spencer Group plc

1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer  (please mark with an "X" if appropriate)

Non-UK issuer

 

2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box or boxes with an "X")

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

X

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments

 

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

 

Other (please specify)iii: Type 3 Disclosure as per the Transparency Directive II Regulation

x

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv

Name

Schroders plc

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

London, UK

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

Name

 

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

 

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi:

02.10.2017

6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):

07.12.2017

7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation

 

% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 8. A)

% of voting rights through financial instruments
(total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)

Total of both in % (8.A + 8.B)

Total number of voting rights of issuervii

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached

5.149%

0.078%

5.227%

1,624,735,691

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

5.297%

N/A

5.297%

 

             

 

 

8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedviii

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of
shares

ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rightsix

% of voting rights

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

GB0031274896

 

83,657,157

 

5.149%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8. A

83,657,157

5.149%

 

 

B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is

exercised/converted.

% of voting rights

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8. B 1

 

 

 

 

B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art. 13(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (b))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Physical or cash

settlementxii

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

CFD

N/A

N/A

Cash

1,275,000

0.078%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8.B.2

1,275,000

0.078%

 

 

 

 

 

9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please mark the

applicable box with an "X")

Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuerxiii

 

Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity
xiv (please add additional rows as necessary)

X

Namexv

% of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

% of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

Schroders plc

 

 

 

Schroder Administration Limited

 

 

 

Schroder Wealth Holdings Limited

 

 

 

Schroder & Co. Limited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schroders plc

 

 

 

Schroder Administration Limited

 

 

 

Schroder Wealth Holdings Limited

 

 

 

Schroders (C.I.) Limited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schroders plc

 

 

 

Schroder Administration Limited

 

 

 

Schroder International Holdings Limited

 

 

 

Schroder Investment Management Limited

 

 

 

Schroder Investment Management North America Limited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schroders plc

 

 

 

Schroder Administration Limited

 

 

 

Schroder International Holdings Limited

 

 

 

Schroder Investment Management Hong Kong Limited

 

 

 

 

10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:

Name of the proxy holder

 

The number and % of voting rights held

 

The date until which the voting rights will be held

 

 

11. Additional informationxvi

This notification is being made due to the position in Schroder Investment Management Limited falling below the 5% threshold. Schroders Plc position remains above the threshold as per the notification made on 27th June 2017.

                           

 

Place of completion

London

Date of completion

07.12.2017

 

 

 

TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

 

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the FCA in Microsoft Word format if possible)i

 

1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attachedii:

Marks & Spencer Group plc

1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer  (please mark with an "X" if appropriate)

Non-UK issuer

 

2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box or boxes with an "X")

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

X

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments

 

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

 

Other (please specify)iii: Type 1 and Type 3 Disclosure as per the Transparency Directive II Regulation

X

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv

Name

Schroders plc

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

London, UK

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

Name

 

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

 

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi:

30.11.2017

6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):

07.12.2017

7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation

 

% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 8. A)

% of voting rights through financial instruments
(total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)

Total of both in % (8.A + 8.B)

Total number of voting rights of issuervii

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached

5.217%

0.001%

5.219%

1,624,740,938

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

5.149%

0.078%

5.227%

 

             

 

 

8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedviii

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of
shares

ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rightsix

% of voting rights

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

GB0031274896

 

84,770,857

 

5.217%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8. A

84,770,857

5.217%

 

 

B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is

exercised/converted.

% of voting rights

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8. B 1

 

 

 

 

B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art. 13(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (b))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Physical or cash

settlementxii

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

CFD

N/A

N/A

Cash

23,481

0.001%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8.B.2

23,481

0.001%

 

 

 

 

 

9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please mark the

applicable box with an "X")

Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuerxiii

 

Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity
xiv (please add additional rows as necessary)

X

Namexv

% of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

% of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

Schroders plc

 

 

 

Schroder Administration Limited

 

 

 

Schroder Wealth Holdings Limited

 

 

 

Schroder & Co. Limited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schroders plc

 

 

 

Schroder Administration Limited

 

 

 

Schroder Wealth Holdings Limited

 

 

 

Schroders (C.I.) Limited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schroders plc

 

 

 

Schroder Administration Limited

 

 

 

Schroder International Holdings Limited

 

 

 

Schroder Investment Management Limited

5.022%

 

5.023%

Schroder Investment Management North America Limited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schroders plc

 

 

 

Schroder Administration Limited

 

 

 

Schroder International Holdings Limited

 

 

 

Schroder Investment Management Hong Kong Limited

 

 

 

 

10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:

Name of the proxy holder

 

The number and % of voting rights held

 

The date until which the voting rights will be held

 

 

11. Additional informationxvi

This notification is being made due to a legal entity position crossing above the 5% threshold. Schroders Plc position remains above the threshold as per the notification made on 27th June 2017.

                           

 

Place of completion

London

Date of completion

07.12.2017

 

 


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