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Wednesday 23 December, 2009

Booker Group PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 6527E
Booker Group PLC
23 December 2009
 




For filings with the FSA include the annex

For filings with issuer exclude the annex 


TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares


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

 BOOKER GROUP PLC



2. Reason for notification (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 notification obligation:

Artemis Investment Management Limited


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

 
Artemis UK Growth Fund
Artemis UK Smaller Companies Fund
Artemis UK Special Situations Fund
Artemis Alpha Trust
Barclays UK Smaller Companies

Institutional Special Situations

Institutional UK Growth

Pearson

Prudential Staff Pension Scheme

Akzo Nobel Pension Scheme

BAE Systems 2000 Pension Plan Trustees Limited

BAE Systems Pension Funds CIF Trustees Limited

Barclays UK Alpha

L&G(Barclays) MM Alpha Fund

L&G(Barclays) Series 2 MM Alpha Fund

Witan Investment Trust

Artemis Strategic Assets Fund

 


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


18 December 2009


6. Date on which issuer notified:

 
21 December 2009


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

 

10%



8: Notified Details

A: Voting rights attached to shares


Class/type of shares

If possible use 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

Percentage of voting rights


Direct


Indirect


Direct


Indirect

 GB00B01TND91

 159,790,392

 159,790,392

 148,710,630

 148,710,630

 

 9.97%

 




B: Financial Instruments

 

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/ conversion period/date 

No. of voting rights that may be acquired (if the instrument exercised/converted)

Percentage of voting rights

 

 

 


 

 



Total (A+B)


Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

 148,710,630

 9.97%




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 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:


 Karen Paine

15. Contact telephone number:


 0131 718 0414


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


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