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Games Workshop RNS Release

Holding(s) in Company


RNS Number : 8680J
Games Workshop Group PLC
14 September 2016
 

 

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:

                      Games Workshop Group PLC   

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

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

Yes

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):



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

Aberforth Partners LLP

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

Shareholder                                                    Shares

1.   Aberforth Small Companies Trust plc     2,310,858

2.   Aberforth UK Small Companies Fund        396,149

3.   Aberforth Geared Income Trust plc          683,900

4.   The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest  195,584

or Natural Beauty

All shares are registered in the name of Nortrust Nominees Ltd

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

13/09/2016

6. Date on which issuer notified:

14/09/2016

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

11%



 

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares

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

Direct

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

Ordinary

GB0003718474

3,387,707

3,387,707

3,586,491

n/a

3,586,491

n/a

11.17


B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Expiration
date

Exercise/
Conversion Period

Number of voting
rights that may be
acquired if the
instrument is
exercised/ converted.

% of voting
rights

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a


C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Exercise price

Expiration date

Exercise/
Conversion period

Number of voting rights instrument refers to

 

% of voting rights

 

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Nominal

Delta

n/a

n/a


Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

3,586,491

11.17



 

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

 Held by Aberforth Partners LLP


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the 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:

Pauline Robson, Aberforth Partners LLP

15. Contact telephone number:

0131 220 0733

 


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