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Friday 05 August, 2011

Vernalis PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 8448L
Vernalis PLC
05 August 2011
 



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:

 

Vernalis Plc

 

 

2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

 

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights


 

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):

  IN SPECIE TRANSFER

X

 

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

 

GAM International Management Limited

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:

 

2 August 2011

6. Date on which issuer notified:

 

4 August 2011

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

 

4% and 8%



 

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

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

Ordinary 1p Shares

8,312,413

8,312,413

7,859,388

7,859,388


7.892%


 GB00B3Y5L754

 

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

 None





 

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

 

None





Nominal

Delta

 



 

Total (A+B+C)

 

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

7,859,388

7.892%

 

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

 

GAM International Management Limited as discretionary manager holdings are broken down over the following funds:

 

 

Individual fund holdings:

Situation previous     to the triggering transaction

Shares held:


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Shares held :


 

Resulting

Percentage held:

GAM UK Diversified

2,117,117


2,117,117


2.126%

GAM Global Diversified

4,292,337 (4.310%)


3,839,312


3.855%

GAM Exempt Trust

1,902,959


1,902,959


1.911%

TOTAL

8,312,413 (8.347%)


7,859,388


7.892%

 

 

 

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:

 

David Mackney, CFO

15. Contact telephone number:

 

0118 989 9360

 


This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange
 
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