William Hill Plc [GB0031698896 / WMH]

Holding(s) in Company

INFORMATION REGLEMENTEE


[12/07/2017 | 10:30]
William Hill PLC  -  WMH   

Holding(s) in Company

Released 10:30 12-Jul-2017

The following notification was received today by William Hill PLC, relating to a major interest in shares of William Hill PLC.

 

Tom Fuller

Deputy Company Secretary

12 July 2017

 

TR-1: Standard 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

X

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights


Other (please specify): Type 3 Disclosure as per the Transparency Directive II Regulation

X

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

Name

Schroders plc

City and country of registered office (if applicable)


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

Name


City and country of registered office (if applicable)


5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached

10.07.2017

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

11.07.2017

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

5.111%

0.010%

5.121%

857,803,030

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

4.981%

N/A

4.981%


 

 

 

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


43,839,109


5.111%











SUBTOTAL 8. A

43,839,109

5.111%


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

CFD




89,947

0.010%
















SUBTOTAL 8.B.2

89,947

0.010%


9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation

 

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

Schroders plc




Schroder International Holdings Limited




Schroder Investment Management Limited

5.111%

0.010%

5.121%

Schroder Investment Management (North America ) Limited








Schroders plc




Schroder Administration Limited




Schroder Wealth Holdings Limited




Schroder & Co. Limited





10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:

Name of the proxy holder


The number and % of voting rights held


The date until which the voting rights will be held



11. Additional information


 

Place of completion

London

Date of completion

11.07.2017

 



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