Brewin Dolphin Hldgs

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 7685P
Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC
22 July 2010
 



 



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

Brewin Dolphin

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

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

ü

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):



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

BT Pension Scheme Trustees Limited as trustee of the BT Pension Scheme.  See Section 9 for further information.

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

N/A

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

21 June 2010

6. Date on which issuer notified:

21 June 2010

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

1%



 

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

GB000165816

70176581

 

11,466,672

 

11,466,672

 

N/A

 

N/A

 

4,517,359

 

N/A

 

1.963%


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

4,517,359

1.963%



 

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

BT Pension Scheme Trustees Limited, as trustee of the BT Pension Scheme ("BTPS") is the parent undertaking of Britel Fund Nominees Limited and Britel Fund Trustees Limited, which is the parent undertaking of Hermes Fund Managers Limited ("HFML"). HFML is the parent undertaking of:

1.   Hermes Equity Ownership Services Limited ("HEOS") (voting rights: 0.193%)

 

2.   Hermes Investment Management Limited ("HIML") (voting rights: 0.096%)

 

3.   Hermes Focus Asset Management Limited ("HFAM")** as General Partner of the following

      limited partnerships:

 

    a. Hermes UK Specialist Focus Fund ("HUKSFF") (voting rights: 1.054%)

    b. Hermes European Focus Fund ("HEFF") (voting rights: 0.621%)****

 

This notification is also being made in respect of HEOS, which is an indirect holder of shares for the purpose of DTR 5.2.1(h). The voting rights include the following: (i) all of the voting rights of the underlying clients of HEOS for whom it provides voting services; (ii) all of the voting rights attaching to the direct shareholding of BTPS; (iii) all of the voting rights attaching to shares managed by HIML; and (iv) the voting rights attaching to the direct shareholding of BTPS that are managed by HSL.

** This notification is also being made in respect of HFAM, which is an indirect holder of shares for the purpose of DTR 5.2.1(h) and has an individual notification obligation under DTR 5.1.5

**** HEFF has two general partners; HFAM and Hermes Focus Asset Management Europe Limited ("HFAME"). Under a business transfer agreement between HFAM and HFAME ("BTA"), HFAME has delegated the voting obligations to HFAM.

 

Please see Section 13 for further information.


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

See Comment in Section 13.

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

See Comment in Section 13.

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

See Comment in Section 13.



13. Additional information:

HEOS hold the voting rights under a standing proxy contained in agreements for the provision of voting services to various underying clients for the purposes of DTR 5.2.1(h), which includes all of the shares owned directly by BTPS, all of the voting rights attaching to shares managed by HIML and the voting rights attaching to the direct shareholding of BTPS that are managed by HSL.

 

HIML hold the voting rights under a standing proxy contained in investment management agreements with various underying clients (which may include BTPS) for the purposes of DTR 5.2.1(h).

 

HFAM hold the voting rights as General Partner under a standing proxy contained in limited partnership agreements with various limited partnerships for the purposes of DTR 5.2.1(h).

 

HFAME hold the voting rights as General Partner under a standing proxy contained in limited partnership agreements with various limited partnerships for the purposes of DTR 5.2.1(h).

 

All voting rights held on behalf of the above entities are aggregated for the purposes of DTR 5.2.1(e).

 

This disclosure is made by BT Pension Scheme Trustees Limited as trustee of the BT Pension Scheme, which is the ultimate parent undertaking for the purposes of DTR 5.2.1(e).

 

14. Contact name:

 

Valerie Davidson [email protected]

15. Contact telephone number:

020 7680 2177

 

 

 

 


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