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Monday 01 June, 2009

Booker Group PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 1256T
Booker Group PLC
01 June 2009
 






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:

BOOKER GROUP PUBLIC LIMITED    COMPANY


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


An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

Yes 


An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

 


An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments

 


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

 


Other (please specify):

  

 


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


Artemis Investment Management Limited

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


 

ARTEMIS ALPHA TRUST
BARCLAYS UK SMALLER FUND
PEARSON PENSION FUND
PRUDENTIAL STAFF PEN.
SCHEME
AKZO NOBEL PENSION SCHEME
WITAN INVESTMENT TRUST PLC
BAE Systems Pension Funds
BAE Systems Pension Funds CIF
L&G (Barclays) S2 MM Alpha
L&G (Barclays) MM Alpha
BARCLAYS UK ALPHA FUND
ARTEMIS INST. UK GROWTH
FUND
ARTEMIS INST.SPECIAL SITS. FD
ARTEMIS UK GROWTH TRUST
ARTEMIS UK SMLR COMPANIES
TRST
ARTEMIS UK SPECIAL SIT TRUST
ARTEMIS STRATEGIC ASSETS
FUND
ARTEMIS UK HEDGE

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


 28 May 2009

6. Date on which issuer notified:


 29 May 2009

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


 15%

  

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

V
oting
Rights

Number
of shares

Number of voting
rights

% of voting rights

Direct

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

 GB00B01TND91

 212,136,773

 212,136,773

 230,136,770

 230,136,770

 

 15.46%

 

 


B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial
instrument

Expiration
date

Exercise/ 
Conversion 
Period

Number of voting
rights that may be

acquired if the

instrument is

exercised/ converted.


% of voting
rights

 

 

 

 

 


C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial
instrument

Exercise 
price

Expiration 
date

Exercise/
Conversion 

period

Number of voting 
rights instrument 
refers to

% of voting rights


 

 

 

 

 

Nominal

Delta


 

 


Total (A+B+C)


Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

 230,136,768

 15.46%


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

 


Proxy Voting:


10. Name of the 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:


 Alistair Fleming

15. Contact telephone number:


 0131 718 0411



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