Regulatory announcements

Holding(s) in Company

23 June 2010

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: Bloomsbury Publishing 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: Aberdeen Asset Management PLC's Fund Management Operating Subsidiaries
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.): Aberdeen ICVC - UK Smaller Companies Fund
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: 22/06/2010
6. Date on which issuer notified: 23/06/2010
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 11%
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 Indirect Direct Indirect
GB0033147751 7,783,911 7,783,911 8,224,290 8,224,290 11.14%
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
8,224,290 11.14%
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:
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: Laura Meikle
15. Contact telephone number: 01224 404 247

 

 

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