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Friday 09 October, 2009

Pennon Group PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 5223A
Pennon Group PLC
09 October 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 

    

    LEGAL & GENERAL GROUP PLC


4.     Full name of shareholder(s) 


    Legal & General Assurance (Pensions Management) Limited (PMC)


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


    7 October 2009 


6.     Date on which issuer notified:


    8 October 2009 


7.     Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:    From 6% - 5%


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 

ORD GBP 0.407

21,795,038

21,795,038


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

ORD GBP 0.407

21,039,009



5.97



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




-


-


-


-






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


Eg CFD







Total (A+B+C)


Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

21,039,009

5.97%

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


        Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) (Group) (23,139,434 - 6.57% = Total Position)

Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (LGIMH) (Direct and Indirect) (23,139,434 - 6.57% = Total Position)

Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect) (LGIM) (23,139,434 - 6.57% = Total Position)

Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) (21,039,009 - 5.97% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC)

Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD) (12,472,457 - 3.54% = PMC)

Legal & General Insurance Holdings Limited (Direct) (LGIH)

Legal & General Assurance (Pensions Management) Limited (PMC) (12,472,457 - 3.54% = PMC)

Legal & General Assurance Society Limited (LGAS & LGPL)

Legal & General Pensions Limited (Direct) (LGPL)


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    Richard Zmuda - Assistant Company Secretary


Phone number   01392 443060



9 October 2009 


www.pennon-group.co.uk


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