Regulatory announcements

2020

Holding(s) in Company

15 May 2013

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
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights
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
The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):iv
See Schedule A below
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: v
13 May 2013
6. Date on which issuer notified: 14 May 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached: vi, vii
Below 6%

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
Indirect Direct xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
Ordinary
(GB0033147751)
4,514,309 4,514,309 4,514,309 4.8944%
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
N/A
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
N/A Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
3,614,309 4.8944%

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

See Schedule A below

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:

13. Additional information:
14. Contact name: MICHAEL DAYKIN
Group Company Secretary,
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
15. Contact telephone number: +44(0) 207 631 5627

 

SCHEDULE A

As of 13 May 2013 Number of
shares
Percent of
Outstanding
The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CG") holdings 3,614,309 4.894%
Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:




Capital Research and Management Company:
SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc.
3,614,309 4.894%

 

2019

Holding(s) in Company

15 May 2013

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
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights
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
The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):iv
See Schedule A below
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: v
13 May 2013
6. Date on which issuer notified: 14 May 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached: vi, vii
Below 6%

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
Indirect Direct xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
Ordinary
(GB0033147751)
4,514,309 4,514,309 4,514,309 4.8944%
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
N/A
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
N/A Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
3,614,309 4.8944%

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

See Schedule A below

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:

13. Additional information:
14. Contact name: MICHAEL DAYKIN
Group Company Secretary,
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
15. Contact telephone number: +44(0) 207 631 5627

 

SCHEDULE A

As of 13 May 2013 Number of
shares
Percent of
Outstanding
The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CG") holdings 3,614,309 4.894%
Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:




Capital Research and Management Company:
SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc.
3,614,309 4.894%

 

2018

Holding(s) in Company

15 May 2013

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
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights
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
The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):iv
See Schedule A below
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: v
13 May 2013
6. Date on which issuer notified: 14 May 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached: vi, vii
Below 6%

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
Indirect Direct xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
Ordinary
(GB0033147751)
4,514,309 4,514,309 4,514,309 4.8944%
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
N/A
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
N/A Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
3,614,309 4.8944%

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

See Schedule A below

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:

13. Additional information:
14. Contact name: MICHAEL DAYKIN
Group Company Secretary,
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
15. Contact telephone number: +44(0) 207 631 5627

 

SCHEDULE A

As of 13 May 2013 Number of
shares
Percent of
Outstanding
The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CG") holdings 3,614,309 4.894%
Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:




Capital Research and Management Company:
SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc.
3,614,309 4.894%

 

2017

Holding(s) in Company

15 May 2013

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
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights
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
The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):iv
See Schedule A below
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: v
13 May 2013
6. Date on which issuer notified: 14 May 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached: vi, vii
Below 6%

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
Indirect Direct xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
Ordinary
(GB0033147751)
4,514,309 4,514,309 4,514,309 4.8944%
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
N/A
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
N/A Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
3,614,309 4.8944%

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

See Schedule A below

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:

13. Additional information:
14. Contact name: MICHAEL DAYKIN
Group Company Secretary,
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
15. Contact telephone number: +44(0) 207 631 5627

 

SCHEDULE A

As of 13 May 2013 Number of
shares
Percent of
Outstanding
The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CG") holdings 3,614,309 4.894%
Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:




Capital Research and Management Company:
SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc.
3,614,309 4.894%

 

2016

Holding(s) in Company

15 May 2013

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
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights
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
The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):iv
See Schedule A below
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: v
13 May 2013
6. Date on which issuer notified: 14 May 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached: vi, vii
Below 6%

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
Indirect Direct xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
Ordinary
(GB0033147751)
4,514,309 4,514,309 4,514,309 4.8944%
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
N/A
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
N/A Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
3,614,309 4.8944%

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

See Schedule A below

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:

13. Additional information:
14. Contact name: MICHAEL DAYKIN
Group Company Secretary,
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
15. Contact telephone number: +44(0) 207 631 5627

 

SCHEDULE A

As of 13 May 2013 Number of
shares
Percent of
Outstanding
The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CG") holdings 3,614,309 4.894%
Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:




Capital Research and Management Company:
SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc.
3,614,309 4.894%

 

2015

Holding(s) in Company

15 May 2013

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
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights
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
The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):iv
See Schedule A below
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: v
13 May 2013
6. Date on which issuer notified: 14 May 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached: vi, vii
Below 6%

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
Indirect Direct xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
Ordinary
(GB0033147751)
4,514,309 4,514,309 4,514,309 4.8944%
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
N/A
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
N/A Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
3,614,309 4.8944%

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

See Schedule A below

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:

13. Additional information:
14. Contact name: MICHAEL DAYKIN
Group Company Secretary,
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
15. Contact telephone number: +44(0) 207 631 5627

 

SCHEDULE A

As of 13 May 2013 Number of
shares
Percent of
Outstanding
The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CG") holdings 3,614,309 4.894%
Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:




Capital Research and Management Company:
SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc.
3,614,309 4.894%

 

2014

Holding(s) in Company

15 May 2013

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
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights
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
The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):iv
See Schedule A below
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: v
13 May 2013
6. Date on which issuer notified: 14 May 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached: vi, vii
Below 6%

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
Indirect Direct xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
Ordinary
(GB0033147751)
4,514,309 4,514,309 4,514,309 4.8944%
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
N/A
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
N/A Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
3,614,309 4.8944%

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

See Schedule A below

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:

13. Additional information:
14. Contact name: MICHAEL DAYKIN
Group Company Secretary,
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
15. Contact telephone number: +44(0) 207 631 5627

 

SCHEDULE A

As of 13 May 2013 Number of
shares
Percent of
Outstanding
The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CG") holdings 3,614,309 4.894%
Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:




Capital Research and Management Company:
SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc.
3,614,309 4.894%

 

2013

Holding(s) in Company

15 May 2013

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
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights
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
The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):iv
See Schedule A below
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: v
13 May 2013
6. Date on which issuer notified: 14 May 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached: vi, vii
Below 6%

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
Indirect Direct xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
Ordinary
(GB0033147751)
4,514,309 4,514,309 4,514,309 4.8944%
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
N/A
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
N/A Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
3,614,309 4.8944%

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

See Schedule A below

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:

13. Additional information:
14. Contact name: MICHAEL DAYKIN
Group Company Secretary,
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
15. Contact telephone number: +44(0) 207 631 5627

 

SCHEDULE A

As of 13 May 2013 Number of
shares
Percent of
Outstanding
The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CG") holdings 3,614,309 4.894%
Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:




Capital Research and Management Company:
SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc.
3,614,309 4.894%

 

2012

Holding(s) in Company

15 May 2013

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
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights
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
The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):iv
See Schedule A below
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: v
13 May 2013
6. Date on which issuer notified: 14 May 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached: vi, vii
Below 6%

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
Indirect Direct xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
Ordinary
(GB0033147751)
4,514,309 4,514,309 4,514,309 4.8944%
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
N/A
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
N/A Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
3,614,309 4.8944%

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

See Schedule A below

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:

13. Additional information:
14. Contact name: MICHAEL DAYKIN
Group Company Secretary,
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
15. Contact telephone number: +44(0) 207 631 5627

 

SCHEDULE A

As of 13 May 2013 Number of
shares
Percent of
Outstanding
The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CG") holdings 3,614,309 4.894%
Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:




Capital Research and Management Company:
SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc.
3,614,309 4.894%

 

2011

Holding(s) in Company

15 May 2013

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
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights
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
The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):iv
See Schedule A below
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: v
13 May 2013
6. Date on which issuer notified: 14 May 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached: vi, vii
Below 6%

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
Indirect Direct xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
Ordinary
(GB0033147751)
4,514,309 4,514,309 4,514,309 4.8944%
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
N/A
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
N/A Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
3,614,309 4.8944%

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

See Schedule A below

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:

13. Additional information:
14. Contact name: MICHAEL DAYKIN
Group Company Secretary,
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
15. Contact telephone number: +44(0) 207 631 5627

 

SCHEDULE A

As of 13 May 2013 Number of
shares
Percent of
Outstanding
The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CG") holdings 3,614,309 4.894%
Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:




Capital Research and Management Company:
SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc.
3,614,309 4.894%

 

2010

Holding(s) in Company

15 May 2013

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
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights
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
The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):iv
See Schedule A below
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: v
13 May 2013
6. Date on which issuer notified: 14 May 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached: vi, vii
Below 6%

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
Indirect Direct xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
Ordinary
(GB0033147751)
4,514,309 4,514,309 4,514,309 4.8944%
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
N/A
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
N/A Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
3,614,309 4.8944%

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

See Schedule A below

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:

13. Additional information:
14. Contact name: MICHAEL DAYKIN
Group Company Secretary,
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
15. Contact telephone number: +44(0) 207 631 5627

 

SCHEDULE A

As of 13 May 2013 Number of
shares
Percent of
Outstanding
The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CG") holdings 3,614,309 4.894%
Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:




Capital Research and Management Company:
SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc.
3,614,309 4.894%