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Friday 20 February, 2009

Pennon Group PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 6874N
Pennon Group PLC
20 February 2009
 

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 acquisition or disposal of voting rights


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


    AXA S.A., 25 Avenue Matignon, 75008 Paris and its group of companies


4.     Full name of shareholder(s) 


    -


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


    18 February 2009


6.     Date on which issuer notified:


    20 November 2008 


7.     Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:   6%


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 

B18V863

21,656,444

21,656,444


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 (x)

Indirect (xi)

Direct

Indirect

 B18V863

20,990,578

20,990,578

798,866

6.01%

0.23%


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

21,789,444

6.24%


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


Name of the Company / Fund


Number of Shares

% of issued share capital

AXA

Direct

741,586.00

0.21225


AXA Framlington

Indirect

16,028.00

0.00459

AXA France

Indirect

118,362.00

0.03388

AXA IM UK

Direct

19,942,118.0

5.70757

AXA IM UK

Indirect

664,476.00

0.190177443

AXA Winterthur

Direct

306,874.00

0.09


    Total Direct

    Total Indirect 


        20,990,578

    798,866


    6.00764

    0.22864

        TOTAL

    21,789,444

    6.23628

    

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    Kenneth David Woodier - Company Secretary


Phone number   01392 443150




20 February 2009


www.pennon-group.co.uk


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