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Tuesday 20 May, 2008

National Express

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 8490U
National Express Group PLC
20 May 2008
 




TR-1: notification of major interests in shares 

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

National Express Group PLC

2. Reason for the notification  (please tick the appropriate box or boxes)


An acquisition or disposal of voting rights 

x

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

Other (please specify): 

x

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

Newton Investment Management Limited  

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


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

16/05/08

6. Date on which issuer notified:

19/05/08

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

Increase from 4.74% to 5.02%  

8. Notified details:

Purchase of 425,943 shares


A: Voting rights attached to shares

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 viii

Number of shares 

Number of voting rights ix

% of voting rights

Direct

Direct  x

Indirect xi

Direct

Indirect

Ordinary Shares

ISIN GB0006215205


7,241,782

4.74%

   N/A

N/A  

7,667,725

N/A

5.02%


B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction xii

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

   

   

   

   

   


Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

7,667,725

5.02%


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

Newton Investment Management Limited hold these shares as a discretionary Investment Manager.


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:

   

14. Contact name:

Barbara Lees

15. Contact telephone number:

+44 (0)20 7506 4302


This information is provided by RNS
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