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Wednesday 20 January, 2010

National Express

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 8332F
National Express Group PLC
20 January 2010
 




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

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

No

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

No 

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

No

Other (please specify):


No

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

M&G Investment Funds 3

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

Nortrust Nominee Ltd 

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

reached:
 v

18 January 2010

6. Date on which issuer notified:

19 January 2010

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

5%



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

Ordinary Shares

GB0006215205

25,470,900

25,470,900

25,611,730

25,611,730


5.02%



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

25,611,730

5.02%



  

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



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:

With reference to item 3, M&G Investments Funds 3 is an Open Ended Investment Company (OEIC) and is not a Prudential group company and must be separately disclosed. 

This OEIC Fund is managed by M&G Investment Management Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of Prudential plc) and will have been previously attributed to Prudential plc solely on the basis that M&G Investment Management Ltd has direct fund management control over the shares identified in this notification.  

Therefore the 5.02% holding being disclosed in this notification is encompassed in the 13.60% already disclosed under The Prudential plc group of companies on 07/01/2010 and is NOT in addition to it.


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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