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Thursday 26 June, 2008

Booker Group PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 6642X
Booker Group PLC
26 June 2008
 




For filings with the FSA include the annex

For filings with issuer exclude the annex 


TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares


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

Booker Group plc Ord 1p




2. Reason for notification (yes/no)


An acquisition or disposal of voting rights


      Yes


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):______________



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

Artemis Investment Management Ltd


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


Artemis Special Situations

L&G (Barclays) MM Alpha Fund
Prudential Staff Pension Scheme
Institutional Special Situations
L&G (Barclays) Series 2 MM Alpha Fund
Artemis UK Growth
Artemis UK Smaller Cos
Barclays UK Alpha

Artemis Alpha Trust

Institutional  UK Growth

Witan Investment Fund

Pearson
Akzo Nobel Pension Scheme
Absolute Return Hedge Fund

  


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


24th June 2008


6. Date on which issuer notified:


25th June 2008


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


12%



8: Notified Details

A: Voting rights attached to shares


Class/type of shares

If possible use 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

Percentage of voting rights


Direct


Indirect


Direct


Indirect


GB00B01TND91


NIL


NIL


193,225,884


193,225,884



12.98%





B: Financial Instruments


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/ conversion period/date 

No. of voting rights that may be acquired (if the instrument exercised/converted)

Percentage of voting rights









Total (A+B)


Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights


193,225,884

 


12.98%




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



Proxy Voting:


10. Name of proxy holder:



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:



14 Contact name:


Karen Paine

15. Contact telephone name:


0131 718 0414


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


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