London Stock Exchange Plc
11 September 2002
London Stock Exchange plc
11 September 2002
London Stock Exchange plc received the following letter from Threadneedle
Investments on 10 September 2002.
SECTION 198 COMPANIES ACT 1985
We refer to the letter dated 19 June 2002, disclosing a Notifiable Interest of
Zurich Financial Services and its Group in the shares of your Company.
In accordance with the provisions of the above Section, we would inform you of a
change to the notifiable interest over shares in your Company, which are held as
detailed on the attached Schedule.
Registered Owner Ordinary 5p Shares
BNY (OCS) Nominees Ltd A/c 219064 802,344
BNY (OCS) Nominees Ltd A/c 219077 28,716
BNY (OCS) Nominees Ltd A/c 219078 12,306
BNY (OCS) Nominees Ltd A/c 219081 21,354
BNY (OCS) Nominees Ltd A/c 219061 113,123
BNY (OCS) Nominees Ltd A/c 219059 328,191
Littledown Nominees Limited A/c 07205 1,503,782
Littledown Nominees Limited A/c 02891 5,562,549
Littledown Nominees Limited A/c 07198 275,787
Littledown Nominees Limited A/c 07201 462,231
Littledown Nominees Limited A/c 07199 91,190
Littledown Nominees Limited A/c 21688 944,979
Littledown Nominees Limited A/c 02642 320,000
Littledown Nominees Limited A/c 09890 230,000
Littledown Nominees Limited A/c 07207 1,215,000
Littledown Nominees Limited A/c 11121 15,000
Littledown Nominees Ltd is a nominee for the ZFS Group subsidiaries: Allied
Dunbar Assurance Plc, Eagle Star Insurance Company Ltd; Eagle Star Life
Assurance Company Ltd; Zurich Financial Services UK Pension Trustee Ltd; Eagle
Star Executives Pension Trustee Ltd; Eagle Star Securities Ltd; Sceptre Trust
Ltd; Home & Overseas Insurance Company Ltd; Threadneedle Pensions Ltd; and J.P.
Morgan Trustee and Depositary Company Ltd, the Trustee for Eagle Star Unit
Managers Ltd and the Depository to Threadneedle Investment Funds ICVC.
BNY (OCS) Nominees Ltd is a nominee for the ZFS Group subsidiaries: Zurich
Insurance Company (UK) Ltd, Zurich Life Assurance Company Ltd and Zurich
International (UK) Ltd.
ZFS is Zurich Financial Services, a company incorporated in Switzerland.
This notification is made on behalf of:
Allied Dunbar Assurance plc;
Eagle Star Group Services Ltd, Eagle Star Insurance Company Ltd, Eagle Star Life
Assurance Company Ltd, Zurich Financial Services UK Pension Trustee Ltd, Eagle
Star Executives Pension Trustee Ltd and Eagle Star Holdings Limited;
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd, Threadneedle Pensions Ltd and Threadneedle
Asset Management Holdings Ltd;
Geneva Life Insurance Company; Zurich International (UK) Ltd, Zurich Life
Insurance Company, Assuricum AG, Zurich Specialties London Ltd, Zurich Holdings
(UK) Ltd, Zurich Life Assurance Company Ltd, Zurich Insurance Company (UK) Ltd,
and Zurich Insurance Company;
Allied Zurich Holdings Ltd, ZKI Holding Corp, Zurich Financial Services (UKISA)
Ltd, Zurich Group Holding, Zurich Holding Company of America Inc, Zurich
Insurance Company and Allied Zurich plc, the intermediate holding companies of
the aforementioned companies, and Zurich Financial Services, their ultimate
The shares could be available for lending and this could lead to a short term
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