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Friday, 9 February 2018

Alliance Trust PLC : Holding(s) in Company

     

Published: 14:15 CET 09-02-2018 /GlobeNewswire /Source: Alliance Trust PLC / : ATST /ISIN: GB00B11V7W98

Alliance Trust PLC : Holding(s) in Company

 

For filings with the FCA 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

Alliance Trust PLC

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

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

x

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):                                

Update of current position

 

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

D C Thomson & Company Limited

 

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

As Above

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

08/02/2018

6. Date on which issuer notified:

08/02/2018

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

4%


 

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

GB00B11V7W98

15,010,000

15,010,000

12,610,000

12,610,000

 

3.66%

 

Ordinary Shs

 

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

12,610,000

3.66%


 

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

 

 

 

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

 

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:

  
Notification of current position using the total voting rights figure of 344,409,589

 

14. Contact name:

Irene Douglas, Company Secretary

15. Contact telephone number:

01382 575732

 

Alliance Trust PLC

01382 321010





This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions (One Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, New York, NY 10006. Tel: +1 212 401 8700. www.nasdaqomx.com) on behalf of Nasdaq Corporate Solutions clients. Source: Alliance Trust PLC, 8 West Marketgait, Dundee DD1 1QN, United Kingdom
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