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Tuesday 15 November, 2011

World Trust Fund

Holding(s) in Company

Holding(s) in Company

World Trust Fund

For filings with the FSA include the annex  
For filings with issuer exclude the annex
 
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
The World Trust Fund
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 X
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights  
Other (please specify):      
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification obligation: iii
  City of London Investment Management Company Limited
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):iv
 
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: v
11 November, 2011
6. Date on which issuer notified: 15 November, 2011
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached: vi, vii
From 26 % to 23 %
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

LU0032760232

12,956,360 12,956,360 N / A   12,956,360   23.98 %
 
 
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
12,956,360 23.98 %
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi

All Voting Rights on all Shares are controlled by City of London Investment Management Limited.

 
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:   City of London Investment Management Company Limited
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:
  Resulting situation based on voting rights of 54,038,063 as published by the fund on the London Stock Exchange web site.
14. Contact name: Jay McKenna or Chris Weaver
15. Contact telephone number:

Jay.McKenna@Citlon.com - 001-610-380-0121 OR

Christopher.Weaver@Citlon.co.uk - 0207 860 8329

Listing Category: Premium - Equity Closed-ended Investment Funds