Information  X 
Enter a valid email address

Dragon Oil PLC (DGO)

  Print      Mail a friend       Annual reports

Tuesday 07 October, 2008

Dragon Oil PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 2402F
Dragon Oil PLC
07 October 2008
 



7th October 2008


PRESS RELEASE


Dragon Oil Plc ('Dragon Oil')


TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES


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


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

   [x]     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 


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

   Artio Global Management LLC 


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

   1 October 2008


6.  Date on which issuer notified: 6 October 2008


7.  Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 8%


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

Number of shares


Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

Indirect*

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect


IE0000590798

40.955.647

40.955.647

40.585.647


40.585.647


7,94%









SUBTOTAL A (based on aggregate voting rights)


40.955.647


40.585.647

7,94%


* Artio Global Management LLC acts as investment manager exercising proxy voting rights on behalf of independent beneficial owners. 

  


B) Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument 

Expiration Date

Exercise/Conversion Period/ Date

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

% of voting rights












SUBTOTAL B (in relation to all expiration dates)




Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights


40.585.647

7,94%


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


   Artio Global Management LLC acts as investment manager exercising proxy 
   
voting rights on behalf of independent beneficial owners. 


10. In case of proxy voting: Artio Global Management LLC will cease to hold 
   
40.585.647 voting rights on termination of the relationship.


11. Additional information:

   Done at New YorkUSA on 6 October 2008.






  



This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange
 
END
 
 
HOLVDLBBVBBXFBE