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Friday 27 January, 2012

Intnl. Biotechnology

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 3389W
Intl. Biotechnology Trust PLC
27 January 2012
 



 

TR-1(i): NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

 

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

 

INTERNATIONAL BIOTECHNOLOGY TRUST PLC

 

2. Reason for the notification (please place an X inside the appropriate bracket/s):

 

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: (X)

 

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 (iii):

 

Prudential plc group of companies

 

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

 

Prudential plc

The Prudential Assurance Company Limited

 

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

 

26 January 2012

 

6. Date on which issuer notified:

 

27 January 2012

 

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

 

4% - 3%

 

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 (vi)



Number of shares


Number of voting Rights (viii)


Ordinary Shares

GB0004559349

2,260,330

2,260,330

 

 

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (vii)

 

Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE

Number of shares

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights (x)







Direct (xi)


Indirect (xii)


Direct


Indirect

Ordinary Shares

GB0004559349

2,102,423

2,102,423


3.78%


 

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

 

Type of financial instrument


Expiration Date (xiii)




Exercise/Conversion Period/ Date (xiv)



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 Qualify Financial Instruments (xv, xvi)

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

 

Type of financial instrument

Exercise price



Exercise date xvii

Exercise/Conversion Period xviii


Number of voting rights instrument refers to

% of voting rights xix, xx







Nominal

Delta

N/A

N/A

NA

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

 

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights


% of voting rights


2,102,423

3.78%

 

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

 

Prudential plc (parent Company)

The Prudential Assurance Company Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Prudential plc)

 

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:

 

N/A

 

14. Contact name:

 

James Todd/Mark Thomas

M&G Investment Management Limited

 

15. Contact telephone number:

 

020 7548 2979/020 7548 3266

                         

Date: 27 JANUARY 2012


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