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Monday 30 November, 2020

William Hill PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 8999G
William Hill PLC
30 November 2020
 

TR-1: S tandard form for notification of major holdings

 

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS


1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:

William Hill PLC

1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer   (please mark with an "X" if appropriate)

Non-UK issuer


2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box or boxes with an "X")

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights


An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments

X

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights


Other (please specify):


3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

Name

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Wilmington, Delaware, USA

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

Name

J.P. Morgan Securities plc

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC

JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

London, United Kingdom

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached:

25 November 2020

6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):

27 November 2020

7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation


% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 8. A)

% of voting rights through financial instruments
(total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)

Total of both in % (8.A + 8.B)

Total number of voting rights of issuer

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached

1.21%

4.29%

5.50%

1,049,739,336

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

1.47%

3.86%

5.33%


 



 

 

8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of
shares

ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

GB0031698896


12,655,270


1.21%











SUBTOTAL 8. A

12,655,270

1.21%

 

 

B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date

Exercise/
Conversion Period

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

exercised/converted.

% of voting rights








SUBTOTAL 8. B 1




B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art. 13(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (b))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date

Exercise/
Conversion Period

Physical or cash

settlement

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

Cash-settled Equity Swap

02/12/2020

02/12/2020

Cash

26,508

0.00%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

14/12/2020

14/12/2020

Cash

1,117,683

0.11%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

16/12/2020

16/12/2020

Cash

10,605,894

1.01%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

23/12/2020

23/12/2020

Cash

1,560,522

0.15%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

05/01/2021

05/01/2021

Cash

2,607

0.00%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

26/01/2021

26/01/2021

Cash

1,500,000

0.14%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

02/02/2021

02/02/2021

Cash

22,110

0.00%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

02/03/2021

02/03/2021

Cash

25,860

0.00%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

05/03/2021

05/03/2021

Cash

2,567,460

0.24%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

12/03/2021

12/03/2021

Cash

5,620,019

0.54%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

22/03/2021

22/03/2021

Cash

1,517,933

0.14%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

29/03/2021

29/03/2021

Cash

822,217

0.08%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

31/03/2021

31/03/2021

Cash

15,831,315

1.51%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

06/04/2021

06/04/2021

Cash

45,338

0.00%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

30/04/2021

30/04/2021

Cash

2,812,212

0.27%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

05/05/2021

05/05/2021

Cash

29,029

0.00%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

02/06/2021

02/06/2021

Cash

20,660

0.00%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

01/07/2021

01/07/2021

Cash

33,421

0.00%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

02/07/2021

02/07/2021

Cash

388,439

0.04%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

03/08/2021

03/08/2021

Cash

18,816

0.00%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

02/09/2021

02/09/2021

Cash

2,334

0.00%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

04/10/2021

04/10/2021

Cash

12,755

0.00%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

15/10/2021

15/10/2021

Cash

1,000

0.00%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

15/12/2021

15/12/2021

Cash

36,185

0.00%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

17/12/2021

17/12/2021

Cash

24,118

0.00%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

05/01/2022

05/01/2022

Cash

73,211

0.01%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

19/01/2022

19/01/2022

Cash

39,000

0.00%

Cash-settled Equity Swap

27/05/2022

27/05/2022

Cash

297,123

0.03%




SUBTOTAL 8.B.2

45,053,769

4.29%

 

9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please mark the

applicable box with an "X")

Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuer


Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity
(please add additional rows as necessary)

X

Name

% of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

% of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

JPMorgan Chase & Co.




JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association




J.P. Morgan International Finance Limited




J.P. Morgan Capital Holdings Limited




J.P. Morgan Securities plc


4.29%

5.37%





JPMorgan Chase & Co.




JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association








JPMorgan Chase & Co.




JPMorgan Chase Holdings LLC




J.P. Morgan Broker-Dealer Holdings Inc.




J.P. Morgan Securities LLC




10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:

Name of the proxy holder

N/A

The number and % of voting rights held

N/A

The date until which the voting rights will be held

N/A


11. Additional information

Chain of controlled undertakings :

 

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association (100%)

J.P. Morgan International Finance Limited (100%)

J.P. Morgan Capital Holdings Limited (100%)

J.P. Morgan Securities plc (100%)

 

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association (100%)

 

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (100%)

JPMorgan Chase Holdings LLC (100%)

J.P. Morgan Broker-Dealer Holdings Inc. (100%)

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC (100%)

 

Place of completion

London, United Kingdom

Date of completion

27 November 2020

 

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