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Wednesday 09 March, 2011

Luminar Group Hlgs

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 6412C
Luminar Group Holdings PLC
09 March 2011
 

 

 

 

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES

 

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

 

Luminar Group Holdings 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):

 


 

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

 

 

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.):

 


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

 

 

8 March 2011

6. Date on which issuer notified:

 

 

9 March 2011

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

 

 

15%



 

 

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares

 

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

Direct

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

 Ordinary 25p

14,867,630

14,867,630

N/A

N/A

15,105,254

 N/A

15.0420%

 GB00B2423069

 

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

 

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






 

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

 

Type of financial
instrument

Exercise
price

Expiration
date

Exercise/
Conversion
period

Number of voting
rights instrument
refers to

% of voting rights

 






Nominal

Delta

 



 

Total (A+B+C)

 

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

15,105,254

15.0420%

 

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

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: 0.4740%)

2. Hermes Focus Asset Management Limited ("HFAM") as General Partner of the following limited partnerships:

 

a.     Hermes UK Specialist Focus Fund ("HUKSFF") (voting rights: 14.5670%)

 

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 is provides voting services; (ii) all of the voting rights attaching to the direct shareholding of BTPS; (iii) all of the voting right 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 HUKSFF, which has an individual notification obligation under DTR 5.1.2

 

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 underlying 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 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 underlying 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 purpose 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).

 

Notification using the total voting rights figure of 100,422,654.

 

14. Contact name:

 

 

Philip Bowcock

15. Contact telephone number:

 

 

(01908) 544100

 

 


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