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GW Pharmaceuticals RNS Release

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 2256O
GW Pharmaceuticals PLC
03 November 2016
 

 

For filings with the FCA include the annex

 

For filings with issuer exclude the annex

 

 

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi

 

 

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

GW Pharmaceuticals plc

2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

 

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):

Change in issuer's total voting rights

x

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification obligation:
iii

The Capital Group Companies, Inc.

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

See Section 9

5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached:
v

1 November 2016

6. Date on which issuer notified:

2 November 2016

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

Below 15% - Aggregate of voting rights from shares

           
 

 

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix

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 x

Direct

Direct xi

Indirect xii

Direct

Indirect

ADRs

(US36197T1034)

3,778,439

45,341,270

 

 

45,341,270

 

14.9909%

 

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Expiration
date
xiii

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xiv

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 xv, xvi

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Exercise price

Expiration date xvii

Exercise/
Conversion period
xviii

Number of voting rights instrument refers to

 

% of voting rights xix, xx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nominal

Delta

 

 

 

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

45,341,270

14.9909%

                                 
 

 

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:
xxi

 

 

Number of

Shares

Percent of Outstanding

The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CG") holdings

45,341,270

14.9909%

 

 

 

 

Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:

 

 

• Capital Guardian Trust Company1

 

 

• Capital Research and Management Company2

45,340,850

14.9908%

-     SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc.3

23,716,800

7.8414%

       

 

1Indirect subsidiaries of Capital Research and Management Company.

2Subsidiary of The Capital Group Companies, Inc.

3Mutual fund managed by Capital Research and Management Company.

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the 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:

Vivien Tan

15. Contact telephone number:

(213) 615-0469

     

 


This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange
 
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