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Friday 04 February, 2011

IMI PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 7512A
IMI PLC
04 February 2011
 



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:

 

         IMI plc

 

2.      Reason for the notification: (please place an X inside the appropriate bracket/s)

 

         An acquisition or disposal of voting rights:                                                                (X)

 

         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:

 

         BT Pension Scheme Trustees Limited as Trustee of the BT Pension Scheme. See Section 9 for further information.

 

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

 

        

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

 

          3 February 2011

 

6.      Date on which issuer notified:

 

          4 February 2011

 

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

 

         2%

 

8.      Notified details:

 

A:      Voting rights attached to shares

 

Class/type of shares

 

 

(if possible using 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

GB0004579636

9,761,337

9,761,337

934,971

934,971

8,663,026

0.292%

 

2.701%

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

9,597,997

2.992%

                                                             

 

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

 

BT Pension Scheme Trustees  Limited, as trustee of the BT Pension Scheme ("BTPS") is the parent undertaking of Britel Fund Nominees Limited and Britel Fund Trustees Limited, which is the parent undertaking of Hermes Fund Managers Limited ("HFML"). HFML is the parent undertaking of:

 

1.       Hermes Equity Ownership Services Limited ("HEOS") (voting rights; 1.639%)*

 

2.       Hermes Investment Management Limited ("HIML") (voting rights: 0.403%)**

 

3.       Hermes Focus Asset Management Limited ("HFAM") as General Partner of the following limited partnerships:

 

                        a.    Hermes UK  Specialist Focus Fund ("HUKSFF") (voting rights: 0.671%)***

                        b.    Hermes European Focus Fund ("HEFF") (voting rights: 0.2790%)****

 

* This notification is also being made in respect  of HEOS, which is an indirect holder of shares for the purpose of DTR 5.2.1(h). The voting rights include the following: (i) all of the voting rights of the underlying clients of HEOS for whom it provides voting services; (ii) all of the voting rights attaching to the direct shareholding of BTPS; (iii) all of the voting rights attaching to shares managed by HIML; and (iv) the voting rights attaching to the direct shareholding of BTPS that are managed by HSL.

 

** This notification is also being made in respect of HIML, which is an indirect holder of shares for the purpose of DTR 5.2.1(h) and has an individual notification obligation under DTR 5.1.5.

 

*** HUKSFF has two general partners; HIML and HFAM. Under the limited partnership agreement for HUKSFF the voting obligations are exercised by HFAM .

 

**** HEFF has two general partners; HFAM and Hermes Focus Asset Management Europe Limited ("HFAME"). Under a business transfer agreement between HFAM and HFAME ("BTA"), HFAME has delegated the voting obligations to HFAM.

 

Please see Section 13 for information.

 

Proxy Voting:

 

10.    Name of the proxy holder:

        

         See comment in Section 13.

 

11.    Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

 

         See comment in Section 13.

 

12.    Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

 

         See comment in Section 13.

 

13.    Additional information:

 

HEOS hold the voting rights under a standing proxy contained in agreements for the provision of voting services to various underlying clients for the purposes of DTR 5.2.1 (h), which includes all of the shares owned directly by BTPS,  all of the voting rights attaching to shares managed by HIML and the voting rights attaching to the direct shareholding of BTPS that are managed by HSL.

 

HIML hold the voting rights under a standing proxy contained in investment management agreements with various underlying clients (which may include BTPS) for the purposes of DTR 5.2.1 (h).

 

HF AM has been delegated the voting rights as a General Partner under the BTA. HFAME holds the voting rights as General Partner under a standing proxy contained in the limited partnership agreement with HEFF for the purposes of DTR 5.2.1 (h).

 

HF AM hold the voting rights as General Partner under a standing proxy contained in limited partnership agreements with various limited partnerships for the purposes of DTR 5.2.1(h).

 

All voting rights held on behalf of the above entities are aggregated for the purposes of DTR 5.2.1(e).

 

This disclosure is made by BT Pension Scheme Trustees Limited as trustee of the BT Pension Scheme, which is the ultimate parent undertaking for the purposes of DTR 5.2.1 (e).

        

14.    Contact name:

 

         H Afford - Corporate Counsel

 

15.    Contact telephone number:

 

         0121 717 3700

 

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