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RNS Number : 1099E
Burberry Group PLC
25 February 2020
 

Burberry Group plc (the "Company") - Notification of Major Interests in Shares

The Company was sent the below form TR-1 at 2.06pm on 18 February 2020.  The form was sent to an email account which is not routinely monitored and which is not used to receive regulatory notifications.  The form came to the Company's attention today.

25 February 2020

The form TR-1 is set out below:

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)

 

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

BURBERRY 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):

 

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

Name

Massachusetts Financial Services Company

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Boston, US

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

Name

MFS invests in securities of the issuer on behalf of its various mutual funds and institutional account clients

 

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

 

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

14/02/2020

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

18/02/2020

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 issuer

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

5.10%

 

5.10%

404,669,662

Position of previous notification (if applicable)

4.84%

 

4.84%

 

             

 

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

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rights

% 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)

GB0031743007 Common Stock

 

20,668,065

 

5.10%

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8.A

20,668,065

5.10%

 

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

Exercise/ Conversion Period

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

Exercise/ Conversion Period

Physical or cash settlement

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8.B.2

 

 

             

 

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) issuer.

 

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 (please add additional rows as necessary)

X

Name

% 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

Massachusetts Financial Services Company

5.10%

 

5.10%

 

 

 

 

Massachusetts Financial Services Company

5.10%

 

5.10%

MFS International Limited

 

 

 

MFS International Holdings Pty Ltd

 

 

 

MFS International (U.K.) Limited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Massachusetts Financial Services Company

5.10%

 

5.10%

MFS Institutional Advisors, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Massachusetts Financial Services Company

5.10%

 

5.10%

MFS International Limited

 

 

 

MFS International Holdings Pty Ltd

 

 

 

MFS Investment Management K.K.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Massachusetts Financial Services Company

5.10%

 

5.10%

MFS International Limited

 

 

 

MFS International Holdings Pty Ltd

 

 

 

MFS International Australia Pty Ltd

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Massachusetts Financial Services Company

5.10%

 

5.10%

MFS Heritage Trust Company

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Massachusetts Financial Services Company

5.10%

 

5.10%

MFS Institutional Advisors, Inc.

 

 

 

MFS Investment Management Canada Limited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Massachusetts Financial Services Company

5.10%

 

5.10%

MFS International Limited

 

 

 

MFS International Holdings Pty Ltd

 

 

 

MFS Investment Management Company (LUX) S.a r.l.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Massachusetts Financial Services Company

5.10%

 

5.10%

MFS International Limited

 

 

 

MFS International Holdings Pty Ltd

 

 

 

MFS International Singapore Pte. Ltd.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 information:

 

 

 

 

Place of completion

Boston

Date of completion

18/02/2020

             

 


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