St. James's Place

Holding(s) in Company

Holding(s) in Company

St. James's Place

For filings with the FSA include the annex  
For filings with issuer exclude the annex
 
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
St. James’s Place plc
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights    
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):   Change of Custodian

X

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
See section 9
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: v
3 October 2011
6. Date on which issuer notified: 4 October 2011
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached: vi, vii
See Section 13
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
Voting
Rights
Number
of shares
  Number of voting
rights
  % of voting rights x
Direct Direct xi   Indirect xii Direct   Indirect
Ord 15p Shares 28,047,643 28,047,643 28,047,643 28,047,643   5.69%  
GB0007669376
 
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
28,047,643 5.69%
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)

M&G Group Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Prudential plc)

M&G Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of M&G Group Ltd)

M&G Investment Management Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of M&G Limited)

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:
  Following a change of custodian for a large number of funds managed by M&G, the registration details have changed. No other material changes have taken place.
14. Contact name: Jayne Meacham – St. James’s Place plc

Mark Thomas – M&G Investment Management Ltd

15. Contact telephone number: 01285 878762

0207 548 3266