Bank of Ireland(Gov)

Notification of significant shareholding

RNS Number : 9827W
Bank of Ireland(Governor&Co)
01 February 2013

Standard Form TR-1
Voting rights attached to shares- Article 12(1) of directive 2004/109/EC
Financial instruments - Article 11(3) of the Commission Directive 2007/14/EC

1.         Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:  The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland

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

[x]      an acquisition or disposal of voting rights

[  ]      an acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

[  ]      an event changing the breakdown of voting rights

3.         Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: The Capital Group Companies, Inc.

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: 30            January 2013

6.         Date on which issuer notified; 1 February 2013

7.         Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 6%

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












SUBTOTAL A (based on aggregate voting rights)






B) Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument

Expiration Date

Exercise/Conversion  Period/ Date

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/converted

% of voting rights


SUBTOTAL B (in relation to all expiration dates)


Total (A+B) [where applicable in accordance with national law]

number of voting rights

% of voting rights





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


10.       In case of proxy voting: [name of the proxy holder] will cease to hold [number] voting rights as of [date] n/a


11.       Additional information:


Done at Dublin on 1 February 2013

Contact: Helen Nolan, Group Secretary

Telephone: +353 (0) 76 623 4710


  As of 30 January 2013


The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland

Number of Shares      Percent of Outstanding


The Capital Group Companies, Inc.                       1,827,689,203             6.065%

("CG") holdings


Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:



. Capital Research and Management Company        1,827,689,203             6.065%

       . EuroPacific Growth Fund                                  1,585,081,676             5.260%


            (Direct shareholding that does not exercise its own voting shares. Voting shares are exercised by CRMC.)

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