Regulatory announcements

Holding(s) in Company

04 November 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:
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights yes
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached no
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments no
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights no
Other (please specify): no
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification obligation:
Standard Life Investments Ltd
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):
Vidacos Nominees
5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached): 2 November 2011
6. Date on which issuer notified: 3 November 2011
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:
4% (direct)

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of share If possible use ISIN code GB0033147751

Situation previous to the triggering transaction

Number of shares Number of voting rights
2,531,446 2,531,446
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number of shares Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
Direct Indirect Direct Indirect
3,025,059 3,025,059 0 4.096513 0
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Expiration
date
Exercise/
Conversion Period
No. of voting rights that may be acquired
(if the instrument 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
3,025,059 4.097%

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: Michael Daykin,
Group Company Secretary, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
15. Contact telephone number: 020 7631 5627

 

 

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