Fevertree Drinks (LON:FEVR)

Fevertree Drinks (LON:FEVR)


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Fevertree Drinks RNS Release

Notification of Major Holdings


RNS Number : 4567U
Fevertree Drinks PLC
29 March 2019
 

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:

Fevertree Drinks plc (Company No. 08415302)

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:


3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv

Name

TIAA-CREF Investment Management, LLC on behalf of the accounts listed in Exhibit B.

 

Teachers Advisors, LLC on behalf of the funds

listed in Exhibit C.

 

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

TIAA-CREF Investment Management, LLC - New York, USA

 

Teachers Advisors, LLC - New York, USA

 

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

Name

See Number 3.

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

See Number 3.

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

27 March 2019

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

28 March 2019

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

3.171%

0%

3.171%

116,111,983

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

2.991%

0%

2.991%


 

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)

GB00BRJ9BJ26

3,681,446

0

3.171%

0%











SUBTOTAL 8. A

3,681,446

3.171%

 

 

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

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A













SUBTOTAL 8. B 1

N/A

N/A

 

 

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

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A
















SUBTOTAL 8.B.2

N/A

N/A

 

 

 

 

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

X

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)


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






















10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:

Name of the proxy holder

TIAA-CREF Investment Management, LLC/Teachers Advisors, LLC

The number and % of voting rights held

N/A

The date until which the voting rights will be held

N/A


11. Additional informationxvi

The College Retirement Equities Fund ("CREF") hereby informs you that on March 27, 2019, CREF bought 320,394 voting shares of  Fevertree Drinks plc bringing its holdings to 3,179,823 voting shares equivalent to a voting share ownership percentage of 2.739% of Fevertree Drinks plc. CREF owns these shares through three of its investment accounts: the Stock Account, the Global Equities Account, and the Growth Account.  It is our understanding the total voting shares outstanding of Fevertree Drinks plc is 116,111,983.

 

For your information, CREF is a U.S. based investment company, which is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC").  CREF has multiple investment accounts, each with separate investment objectives and policies.  All assets in the accounts are beneficially owned by CREF, and all the accounts are managed by TIAA-CREF Investment Management, LLC ("TCIM"), an SEC registered investment adviser.

 

In addition, Teachers Advisors, LLC ("TAL"), is an SEC registered investment adviser that is affiliated with TCIM. On March 27, 2019, TAL held 501,623 shares of Fevertree Drinks plc equivalent to a voting share ownership percentage of 0.432% held through the separate accounts that it advises.

 

A total of 3,681,446 or 3.171% of the outstanding voting shares of Fevertree Drinks plc are owned, in aggregate, by CREF and affiliated accounts. Additionally, TCIM and TAL separately and independently vote all proxies for shares held in Fevertree Drinks Plc. We are aggregating the holdings in Fevertree Drinks plc as requested by the current FCA Disclosure and Transparency Rules for purposes of this form.

 

 

(See Exhibit A)

 

 

Place of completion

TIAA-CREF Investment Management, LLC, 730 Third Avenue, New York, New York 10017-3206 USA

Date of completion

28 March 2019

 

 


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