William Hill Plc [GB0031698896 / WMH]

Holding(s) in Company

INFORMATION REGLEMENTEE


[20/04/2018 | 13:00]
William Hill PLC  -  WMH   

Holding(s) in Company

Released 13:00 20-Apr-2018

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

20 April 2018

 

OAM: Major Shareholding Notifications

William Hill LEI: 213800MDW41W5UZQIX82

 

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, GB0031698896

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):

 

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

Name

Norges Bank

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Oslo, Norway

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:

19/04/2018

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

20/04/2018

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

2.12 %

1.08 %

3.20 %

860,408,312

Position of previous notification

(if applicable)

3.09 %

0.00 %

3.09 %

 

 

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

18,281,932

 

2.12 %

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8. A

18,281,932

2.12 %

 

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

Shares on loan (right to recall)

 

At any time

9,276,320

1.08 %

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8. B 1

9,276,320

1.08 %

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8.B.2

 

 

 

9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please mark the

applicable box with an "X")

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

X

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)

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

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

Oslo, Norway

Date of completion

20/04/2018

 



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