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Monday 13 July, 2009

National Express

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 5508V
National Express Group PLC
13 July 2009
 





TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi



1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are

attached:
 ii

National Express Group PLC

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

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

x

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:
 iii

Prudential Plc group of companies

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

Prudential Plc

M&G Group Limited

M&G Investment Management Limited

M&G Limited

The Prudential Assurance Company Limited

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

reached:
 v

9 July 2009

6. Date on which issuer notified:

10 July 2009

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

See item 13

  

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix

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 x

Direct

Direct xi

Indirect xii

Direct

Indirect

GB0006215205

17,877,142

17,877,142

18,332,704

18,332,704


11.98%




B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Expiration
date 
xiii

Exercise/ 
Conversion Period 
xiv

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 xv, xvi

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Exercise price

Expiration date xvii

Exercise/
Conversion period 
xviii

Number of voting rights instrument refers to


% of voting rights xix, xx








Nominal

Delta




Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

18,332,704

11.98%

  

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


Prudential plc (parent company)

M&G Group Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Prudential plc)

M&G Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of M&G Group Limited)

M&G Investment Management Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of M&G Limited)

The Prudential Assurance Company Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Prudential plc)


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:


As per 5.1.2, the non-exempt holdings for Prudential plc have crossed 7% triggering this notification. 

14. Contact name:

Dianne Robinson 

15. Contact telephone number:

0207 506 4334









……………………………………….  

Note: Annex should only be submitted to the FSA not the issuer

Annex: Notification of major interests in share


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

Full name 

(including legal form of legal entities)


National Express Group PLC

Contact address 

(registered office for legal entities)


7 Triton Square

London  NW1 3HG

Phone number & email



Other useful information 

(at least legal representative for legal persons)





B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable

Full name


Dianne Robinson 

Contact address


7 Triton Square 

London  NW1 3HG

Phone number & email


0207 506 4334 

Dianne.robinson@nationalexpress.com

Other useful information

(e.g. functional relationship with the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation)



C: Additional information


For notes on how to complete form TR-1 please see the FSA website. 





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