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Friday 11 November, 2011

WSP Group PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 9785R
WSP Group PLC
11 November 2011
 



 


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

WSP Group 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):



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

Aviva plc & its subsidiaries    

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

Registered Holder:

 

BNY (Nominees) Limited                               32,990*  

BNY Norwich Union Nominees Limited      263,632*
Chase (GA Group) Nominees Limited       1,513,584*

 

Chase Nominees Limited                                   97,526*

 

Vidacos Nominees Limited                                46,788*

 

*denotes direct interest

 

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

10 November 2011

6. Date on which issuer notified:

11 November 2011

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

<3% to 3% Change at Direct Interest Level

 

 

 

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


GB0009323741

<3%

<3%

1,954,520

1,954,520

Not Disclosable

3.06%

Not Disclosable


 

 

 

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

1,954,520

3.06%

 

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

The voting rights are managed and controlled by Aviva Investors Global Services Limited, with the following chain of controlled undertakings:-

 

Aviva Investors Global Services Limited:

·      Aviva plc (Parent Company)

·      Aviva Group Holdings Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Aviva plc)

·      Aviva Investors Holdings Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Aviva Group Holdings Limited)

·      Aviva Investors Global Services Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Aviva Investors Holdings Limited)

 

 

 


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

See Section 4

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:


Figures are based on a total number of voting rights of 63,838,694, as per the Company's Total Voting Rights Announcement of 1 April 2011.

 

14. Contact name:

     Neil Whittaker, Aviva plc

15. Contact telephone number:

     01603 684420

 

 


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