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Tuesday 07 December, 2010

Booker Group PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 5164X
Booker Group PLC
07 December 2010
 



 

 

 

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST 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 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


 

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


 

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights


 

Other (please specify):

 


 

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

 

Artemis Investment Management LLP

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

 

Artemis Strategic Assets Fund

Witan Investment Trust

L&G(Barclays) Series2 MM Alpha Fund

L&G(Barclays) MM Alpha Fund

Barclays UK Alpha

BAE Systems Pension Funds CIF Trustees Limited

BAE Systems 2000 Pension Plan Trustees Limited

Akzo Nobel Pension Scheme

Pearson

Institutional UK Growth

Institutional Special Situations

Artemis UK Special Situations Fund

Artemis UK Smaller Companies Fund

Artemis UK Growth Fund

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

 

02 December 2010

6. Date on which issuer notified:

 

03 December 2010

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

 

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

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number
of
Shares

Number
of
Voting
Rights

Number
of shares

Number of voting
rights

% of  voting rights

Direct

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect


GB00B01TND91

77,526,351

77,526,351

76,526,351

76,526,351


4.99%



 

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

 

Type of financial
instrument

Expiration
date

Exercise/
Conversion
Period

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

 






Nominal

Delta

 



 

Total (A+B+C)

 

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights


76,526,351


4.99%

 

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 the 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:

 

Neil Buckley

15. Contact telephone number:

 

0131 718 0411

 


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