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Friday 22 August, 2008

Booker Group PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 9119B
Booker Group PLC
22 August 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:

  Booker Group 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 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 the notification obligation:

Aviva plc its subsidiaries   

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


Registered Holder:

BNY Norwich Union Nominees Limited 
                                                    30,239,722*

Chase GA Group Nominees Limited
                                                    85,169,313*

Chase Nominees Limited                6,806,711*

CUIM Nominee Limited               18,183,754*

* denotes direct interest

Chase Nominees Limited                3,942,782

Vidacos Nominees Limited             5,946,189

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

  21 August 2008

6. Date on which issuer notified:

  22 August 2008

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

8to 10Change at Combined Interest Level 


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 

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



GB
00B01TND91






129,426,781






129,426,781






140,399,500






140,399,500






9,8
88,971






9.43
%






0
.67%


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

   

N/A

      


Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

   

150,288,471

   

10.10%


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

See Section 4


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

   See Section 4

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:

Figures are based on a total number of voting rights of 1,488,399,080.

14. Contact name:

   Diane Thirkettle

15. Contact telephone number:

   01603 687803



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