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Friday 20 January, 2012

Premier Oil PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 9155V
Premier Oil PLC
20 January 2012
 



 




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

Premier Oil Plc

GB00B43G0577

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): Issue of shares in relation to acquisition of EnCore Oil plc


X

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

Ameriprise Financial, Inc. and its group

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

See additional information under 13.

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

17th January 2012

6. Date on which issuer notified:

19th January 2012

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

Below the threshold of 5%



 

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

 

 

GB00B43G0577

4,028,672

4,028,672

569,478

569,478

24,096,188

0.108%

4.555%


US7405361079

0

0

0

0

680

0.000%

0.000%


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

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A


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

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Nominal

Delta

N/A

N/A


Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

24,666,346

4.663%



 

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

 

Ameriprise Financial, Inc., which through intermediate holding companies controls the voting rights of Columbia Management Investment Advisers, Columbia Wanger Asset Management, Threadneedle Management Luxembourg S.A. and Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Ltd, which itself controls the voting rights of Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd, Threadneedle International Ltd and Threadneedle Pensions Ltd.


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A



13. Additional information:


Registered Owner

 

Columbia Management Investment Advisers              A/c                                    680

Littledown Nominees Ltd                                                 A/c ZLA08                       37,132

Ameriprise Financial Inc                                                   A/c                                    252,357

Columbia Wanger Asset Management                         A/c                                    3,131,005

Chase Nominees Ltd                                                       A/c 75102                       155,000    

HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited            A/c 847452                  406,563

HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited            A/c 740190                  365,961

HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited            A/c 739874                  1,303,617

HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited            A/c 740311                  169,856

The Bank of New York (Nominees) Limited                A/c PTG 15303/

                                                                                              09997799                      30,776

Littledown Nominees Ltd                                                A/c ZLA03                       7,787,761

Littledown Nominees Ltd                                                A/c 07198                       486,189

Littledown Nominees Ltd                                                A/c 27642                        83,289

Littledown Nominees Ltd                                                A/c 10478                       13,657

Littledown Nominees Ltd                                                A/c ZLA09                        22,592

Littledown Nominees Ltd                                                A/c 10479                        10,874

Littledown Nominees Ltd                                                A/c ZLA12                        442,229

Littledown Nominees Ltd                                                A/c ZLA14                        117,770

Littledown Nominees Ltd                                                A/c 07207                        971,270

Littledown Nominees Ltd                                                A/c 07196                        45,701

Littledown Nominees Ltd                                                A/c 07199                        30,211

Mellon Nominees (UK) Ltd                                             A/c WWSF0004002        336,098

Littledown Nominees Ltd                                                A/c 10491                         2,756,700

Littledown Nominees Ltd                                                A/c 10488                        2,169,472

Littledown Nominees Ltd                                                A/c 10489                      1,408,598

Littledown Nominees Ltd                                                A/c 30337                         47,000

Littledown Nominees Ltd                                               A/c 31348                           786,486

Littledown Nominees Ltd                                               A/c ZLA15                         1,297,772

 

14. Contact name:

Heather Kawan

Deputy Company Secretary

15. Contact telephone number:

02077301111

 


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