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Wednesday 11 November, 2009

Thorntons PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 3524C
Thorntons PLC
11 November 2009
 




TR-1(i)NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

 

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached (ii):

THORNTONS PLC


2. Reason for the notification (please state Yes/No): ( )


An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: ( Yes )


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 the notification obligation (iii):

Hghclere International Investors Ltd


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

The Highclere International Investors International Smaller Companies Fund

The Highclere (Jersey) International Investors Smaller Companies Fund

 

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

  6 November 2009

6. Date on which issuer notified:

11 November 2009


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

below 3%


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 (vi)



Number of shares

Number of voting Rights (viii)

Ordinary 10p shares

2,147,959

2,147,959



Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (vii)


Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE

Number of shares 

Number of voting rights (ix)

% of voting rights



Direct

Direct (x)

Indirect (xi)

Direct

Indirect

Ordinary 10p shares

 1,991,091

 1,991,091


 2.91%




B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (xii)


Type of financial instrument

Expiration Date (xiii)



Exercise/Conversion Period/ Date (xiv)


Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted.

% of voting rights










Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

1,991,091

2.91%


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



Proxy Voting:


10. Name of the proxy holder:


Highclere International Investors Ltd

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:


Highclere International Investors Ltd ("Highclere") acts as an investment manager for the clients detailed in 4. above ( its "Clients"). In acting for its Clients, Highclere is given full discretion over their investments and is empowered to vote on their behalf. However, Highclere do not act as its Clients' custodian and therefore shares are not held in its name but in the nominee name of the custodian bank.

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14. Contact name:

Mark R. Henson - Company Secretary

 

15. Contact telephone number: 01773 542384


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