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Wednesday 10 March, 2010

Brown (N.) Group PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 3612I
Brown (N.) Group PLC
10 March 2010
 



 

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:

 

N Brown 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

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 notification obligation:

Ameriprise Financial, Inc. and its group

 

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

See additional information under 13.

 

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

08 March 2010

 

6. Date on which issuer notified:

09 March 2010

 

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

Above the threshold of 5%



 

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
 
Direct
 
Indirect
 
Direct
 
Indirect
 
 
 
GB00B1P6ZR11       
N/A
N/A
140,000
140,000
13,828,831
0.050%                        
4.967%                         

 

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

 

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

 

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/ conversion period

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

Percentage 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

No. of voting rights instrument refers to

Percentage of voting rights






Nominal

Delta








 

Total (A+B+C)

 

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

13,968,831

5.017%              



 

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

Ameriprise Financial, Inc., which through intermediate holding companies controls the voting rights of  Threadneedle Management Luxembourg S.A. andThreadneedle Asset Management Holdings Ltd, which itself controls the voting rights of Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd, Threadneedle International Ltd and Threadneedle Pensions Ltd.

 

Proxy Voting:

 

10. Name of 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:

 

Registered Owner

 

Ameriprise Financial Inc                         

A/c

278,679

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 02891

9,000,000

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 05577

250,000

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 05576

2,640,000

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 07197

140,000

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 10479

5,852

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 07203

123,000

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 21667

42,300

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 34789

217,000

Littledown Nominees Ltd                           

A/c 10488

625,000

Littledown Nominees Ltd                          

A/c 10490

647,000

14 Contact name:

 

Company Secretary, Threadneedle group

15. Contact telephone name:

 

+44 (0)20 7464 5000



 

Annex: Notification of major interests in shares

 

 

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

Full name

(including legal form of legal entities)

 

Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (a company incorporated in the State of Delaware, USA) and its group

Contact address

(registered office for legal entities)

 

c/o Company Secretary, Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Ltd, 60 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8JQ, UK

Phone number & email

 

+44 (0)20 7464 5000

Other useful information

(at least legal representative for legal persons)

 


 

B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable

Full name

 

Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Ltd

Contact address

 

The Company Secretary, 60 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8JQ, UK

Phone number & email

 

+44 (0)20 7464 5000

Other useful information

 

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

UK intermediate holding company of the ultimate parent company

 

C: Additional information

Philip Harland , Company Secretary, N Brown Group plc

0161 238 2298

 

 


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