Financial Express (Holdings) Limited (“we”, “our”, “us” and derivatives) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy, together with our Terms of Use, sets out the basis on which any personal data that we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us relating to your use of any of the below websites (“sites”).


For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Trustnet Limited of 2nd Floor, Golden House, 30 Great Pulteney Street, London, W1F 9NN. Our nominated representative for the purpose of this Act is Kirsty Witter.


We collect information about you when you register with us or use any of our websites / services. Part of the registration process may include entering personal details & details of your investments.

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your operating system, browser version, domain name and IP address and details of the website that you came from, in order to improve this site.

You confirm that all information you supply is accurate.


In order to provide personalised services to and analyse site traffic, we may use a cookie file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the sites to operate and may be used to deliver you different content, depending on the type of investor you are.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or part of our sites. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our sites.


We store and use information you provide as follows:

  • to present content effectively;
  • to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which may interest you, tailored to your specific interests, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
  • to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts between you and us;
  • to enable you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
  • to notify you about changes to our service;
  • to improve our content by tracking group information that describes the habits, usage, patterns and demographics of our customers.

We may also send you emails to provide information and keep you up to date with developments on our sites. It is our policy to have instructions on how to unsubscribe so that you will not receive any future e-mails. You can change your e-mail address at any time.

In order to provide support on the usage of our tools, our support team need access to all information provided in relation to the tool.

We will not disclose your name, email address or postal address or any data that could identify you to any third party without first receiving your permission.

However, you agree that we may disclose to any regulatory authority to which we are subject and to any investment exchange on which we may deal or to its related clearing house (or to investigators, inspectors or agents appointed by them), or to any person empowered to require such information by or under any legal enactment, any information they may request or require relating to you, or if relevant, any of your clients.

You agree that we may pass on information obtained under Money Laundering legislation as we consider necessary to comply with reporting requirements under such legislation.


We want to ensure that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information that is inaccurate.

You have the right under data protection legislation to access information held about you. If you wish to receive a copy of any personal information we hold, please write to us at 3rd Floor, Hollywood House, Church Street East, Woking, GU21 6HJ. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.


The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, amongst other things, the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary, including the use of encryption, to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our sites; any transmission is at your own risk. You will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless we have been negligent or in wilful default.


Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.


Our sites contain links to other websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.


If you want more information or have any questions or comments relating to our privacy policy please email [email protected] in the first instance.

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Weir Group PLC (WEIR)

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Thursday 05 July, 2001

Weir Group PLC

Holding in Company

Weir Group PLC
5 July 2001




We write to advise you that we, Schroder Investment Management Limited, have an
interest in 22,999,211 shares which are held in portfolios managed by us on a
discretionary basis for clients under investment management agreements.

Included in this figure are:-

(i)   12,222,850 shares registered or to be registered in the name of our
      wholly-owned subsidiary nominee company, Schroder Nominees Limited
      (Schroder Nominees),

(ii)  518,740 shares held in (a) unit trust(s) operated and managed by
      another wholly-owned subsidiary, Schroder Unit Trusts Limited (SUTL), and
      registered or to be registered in the name of Chase Nominees Limited

(iii) 10,257,621 shares neither registered nor to be registered in the name of
      Schroder Nominees or Chase Nominees Limited. The registration details are 
      shown in the schedule below.

An affiliated company, Schroder Hermes, is managing 274,597 shares in (a)
portfolio(s) on a passive (index tracker) basis for clients under investment
management agreements. These shares are registered or to be registered in the
name of Chase Nominees Limited.

We believe that we and our subsidiary and affiliated companies are therefore
interested in an overall aggregate of 23,273,808 shares, representing some
11.586% of the total number of shares in issue, namely 200,885,877 shares.

This notification is made to you:-

(a) in respect of our interest as investment managers and also by virtue of the
    fact that we are the parent company of SUTL.

(b) on behalf of SUTL and Schroder Hermes in relation to the interests they are 
    treated as having respectively under the Companies Act 1985 (the Act), and

(c) on behalf of Schroders plc., our holding company, which is treated as
    having an interest in all of the above shares under the Act by virtue of
    its ownership of ourselves.


                              THE WEIR GROUP PLC
                             12.5p ORDINARY SHARES

REGISTRATION                                                             AMOUNT

Bank of England Nominees Limited                                          5,500
Bank of New York                                                        100,000
Bath Street Nominees Limited                                             20,000
British Coal Staff Superannuation Scheme (Client) Nominees            1,453,900
Limited P a/c
BT Globenet Nominees Limited a/c: 6B                                    500,000
MSS Nominees Limited a/c: 767412                                         75,000
Chase Nominees Limited                                                2,617,579
Chase Nominees Limited a/c: F02391                                      883,819
Mineworkers Pension Scheme (Client) Nominees Ltd R a/c                  641,100
MSS Nominees Limited a/c: 756593                                        224,473
MSS Nominees Limited a/c: 831286                                      1,022,983
MSS Nominees Limited a/c: 809797                                        170,971
Nortrust Nominees Limited                                             1,185,441
Nutraco Nominees Limited                                                201,714
RBSTB Nominees Limited                                                   52,300
RBSTB Nominees Limited a/c: AAUKPS                                       82,500
RBSTB Nominees Limited a/c: ESPSBEB                                     121,627
Strand Nominees Limited a/c: EDIC                                         3,000
Nortrust Nominees Ltd a/c: SRC13                                         35,000
MSS Nominees Ltd a/c: 766653                                            375,214
MSS Nominees Ltd a/c: 809955                                            221,000
Morgan Nominees a/c: B                                                  220,500
Royal Bank of Scotland                                                   44,000



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