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Friday 18 September, 2009

ABCAM Plc

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 2704Z
ABCAM Plc
18 September 2009
 







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

Abcam

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


No

An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments


No

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights


No

Other (please specify):



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


AEGON UK Group of Companies

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


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

reached:
 v


16th September 2009

6. Date on which issuer notified:


17th September 2009

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


4%

  

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

V
oting
Rights

Number
of shares

Number of voting
rights

% of voting rights x

Direct

Direct xi

Indirect xii

Direct

Indirect

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Below 3%

Below 3%

1,673,246

1,553,259

119,987

4.38

0.34


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

1,673,246

4.72%

  

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


AEGON UK Group of companies - parent undertaking of:

AEGON Asset Management UK plc

AEGON Investment Management UK ltd.

AEGON ICVC


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

AEGON UK Group of Companies

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:

AEGON UK Group of Companies consists of:

AEGON Asset Management UK plc 

AEGON Investment Management UK ltd

AEGON ICVC

14. Contact name:

Miranda Beacham

15. Contact telephone number:

0131 549 3460

  

Note: Annex should only be submitted to the FSA not the issuer

Annex: Notification of major interests in share


A: Identity of the persons or legal entity subject to the notification obligation

Full name 

(including legal form of legal entities)


AEGON Asset Management UK plc

Contact address 

(registered office for legal entities)


AEGON House, 

3 Lochside Avenue

Edinburgh Park

Edinburgh,

EH12 9SA  

Phone number & email


0870 60 90 101

Other useful information 

(at least legal representative for legal persons)


Ian G Young, Company secretary,

0131 549 6398



B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable

Full name


Miranda Beacham

Contact address


AEGON House, 

3 Lochside Avenue

Edinburgh Park

Edinburgh,

EH12 9SA  

Phone number & email


0131 549 3460

miranda.beacham@aegon.co.uk

Other useful information

(e.g. functional relationship with the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation)



C: Additional information


For notes on how to complete form TR-1 please see the FSA website. 



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