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Thursday 13 November, 2008

William Hill PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 0887I
William Hill PLC
13 November 2008
 



The following notification was received yesterday by William Hill PLC, relating to major interests in shares of William Hill PLC.


Dennis Read, Deputy Company Secretary

13 November 2008


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:

William Hill PLC


2. Reason for the notification 

(please place an X inside the appropriate bracket/s):


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) :    )

……………..


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

Lloyds TSB Group Plc


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

Perry Nominees Ltd

Boltro Nominees Ltd

Ward Nominees Ltd

Lloyds Bank (PEP) Nominees Ltd

State Street Nominees Ltd

 

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

11 November 2008


6. Date on which issuer notified:

12 November 2008


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

Reached 6%


8. Notified Details:


A: Voting rights attached to shares


Class/type of shares if possible use ISIN CODE

Situation previous to the triggering transaction


Number of shares

Number of voting rights 

3169889 GBP0.10

20,823,199

20,823,199






Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Class/type of shares 

if possible use ISIN CODE

Number of shares 

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights



Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

 3169889 GBP0.10

20,953,199

Nil

20,953,199

Nil

6.024


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)

% of voting rights







Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights


of voting rights

20,953,199

6.024


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


8,024 Shares are held by Perry Nominees Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Bank Plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Group Plc.


13,277 Shares are held by Boltro Nominees Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Bank Plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Group Plc.


1,668 Shares are held by Ward Nominees Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Bank Plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Group Plc.


31,894 Shares are held by Lloyds Bank (Pep) Nominees Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Bank Plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Group Plc. 


20,898,336 Shares are held by State Street Nominees Ltd. Shares are under the control of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership Group Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Scottish Widows Group Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Bank plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Group Plc.


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:

Central Disclosure Unit


15. Contact telephone number:

+44 (0) 1444 418336


16. Identity of the persons or legal entity subject to the notification obligation:

    Lloyds TSB Group Plc

    Henry Duncan House

    120 George Street

    Edinburgh  EH2 4LH

    +44 (0) 131 225 4555


17. Identify of the notifier

    Lloyds TSB Central Disclosure Unit

    2nd Floor, 31/33 Perrymount Road

    Haywards Heath

    West Sussex  RH16 3SP


    +44 (0) 1444 418336

    GrpOps_CDU@LloydsTSB.co.uk







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