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Tuesday 05 August, 2008

Pennon Group PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 6731A
Pennon Group PLC
05 August 2008
 

PENNON GROUP PLC


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


HOLDING IN COMPANY


NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES



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


    PENNON GROUP PLC


2.     Reason for the notification 


    An event changing the breakdown of voting rights


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


    Standard Life Investments Ltd


4.     Full name of shareholder(s) 


    Vidacos Nominees


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


    August 2008


6.     Date on which issuer notified:


    4 August 2008 


7.     Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:   5%


8.    Notified details:   


A:     Voting rights attached to shares


Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE

Situation previous to the Triggering transaction 


Number of shares

Number of voting Rights 

GB00B18V8630

17,620,732

   17,620,732


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction 


Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE

Number of shares 

Number of voting rights (ix)

% of voting rights



Direct

Direct (x)

Indirect (xi)

Direct

Indirect

 GB00B18V8630

17,617,422

11,807,658

5,809,764 

3.386%

1.666%


B:     Financial Instruments

    Resulting situation after the triggering transaction 


Type of financial instrument

Expiration Date (xiii)



Exercise/Conversion Period/ Date 


Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted.

% of voting rights



N/A





  Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

17,617,422

5.051%


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


Standard Life Investments Ltd


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:


A:     Identity of the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation


Full name (including legal form for legal entities):


    Pennon Group Plc


Contact address (registered office for legal entities):


Peninsula House, Rydon LaneExeterDevon, EX2 7HR


Contact name    Margaret Lilian Heeley - Assistant Company Secretary


Phone number   01392 443060





5 August 2008


www.pennon-group.co.uk


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