Johnson Matthey PLC

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 5075S
Johnson Matthey PLC
25 June 2018
 

 


NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES



1

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




Johnson Matthey Plc



2

Reason for the notification:




An acquisition or disposal of voting rights



3

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




Aggregate of Standard Life Aberdeen plc affiliated investment management entities with delegated voting rights on behalf of multiple managed portfolios



4

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




N/A



5

Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different):




21 June 2018



6

Date on which issuer notified:




22 June 2018



7

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




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




% of voting rights attached to shares: 7.55




% of voting rights through financial instruments: 0.00




Total of both in %: 7.55




Position of previous notification (if applicable):




% of voting rights attached to shares: 8.90




% of voting rights through financial instruments: 0.00




Total of both in %: 8.90




Total number of voting rights of issuer: 193,533,430



8

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




VOTING RIGHTS ATTACHED TO SHARES:




Class/type of shares (if possible using the ISIN CODE):




GB00BZ4BQC70




Number of voting rights (direct):

N/A





Number of voting rights (indirect):

14,606,310




% of voting rights (direct):

N/A




% of voting rights (indirect):

7.55%




Total voting rights:  

14,606,310 (7.55%)



9

Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation:




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
:




Standard Life Investments Limited - 4.99%


Aberdeen Asset Investments Limited - 1.68%


Ignis Investment Services Limited - 0.45%


Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited - 0.39%


Standard Life Wealth Limited - 0.04%




PROXY VOTING:



10

Name of the proxy holder:




N/A



11

Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:




N/A



12

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




N/A



13

Additional Information




In reference to section 9, the shares detailed are managed by the named discretionary investment management entity within multiple portfolios on behalf of underlying clients, based on investment management agreements whereby the client has delegated the exercise of the voting power to the referenced investment manager.

 

This disclosure reflects the fact that the voting rights held indirectly by the underlying investment management entity Standard Life Investments Limited decreased below a notifiable threshold due to trading on 21 June 2018. The threshold crossed was 5% and Standard Life Investments Limited held the delegated voting rights to 5.02% of the shares in Johnson Matthey Plc prior to this crossing.



14

Contact Name:




Victoria Barlow, Deputy Company Secretary, Johnson Matthey Plc



15

Contact Telephone Number:




020 7269 8431




25 June 2018

 


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