Regulatory announcements

Holding(s) in Company

22 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 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: 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
21 May 2013
6. Date on which issuer notified: 22 May 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached: vi, vii
Below 4%

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to sharesviii, 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
Direct Direct xi Indirectxii Direct Indirect
Ordinary
(GB0033147751)
3,464,309 3,464,309 2,664,309 3.6079%

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






C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments 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 rightsxix, xx




Nominal Delta



Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
2,664,309 3.6079%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:
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 21 May 2013


Number of Shares Percent of Outstanding
The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CG") holdings: 2,664,309 3.608%



Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:

Capital Research and Management Company
• SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc
2,664,309 3.608%

 

 

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