Regulatory announcements

Holding(s) in Company

23 October 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 (yes/no):
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
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
Legal & General Group Plc (L&G)
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):iv
N/A
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached:v
21/10/2013
6. Date on which issuer notified: 22/10/2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:vi, vii
L&G (Above 3%)

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 rightsx
Direct Indirect Direct Indirect
GB0033147751
Below 3%
(As at 22/0/2013
2,294,096 2,294,096 3.10%

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Expiration
datexiii
Exercise/
Conversion Periodxiv
Number of voting
rights that may be
acquired if the
instrument is
exercised/ converted.
% of voting
rights
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instrumentsxv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Exercise price Expiration datexvii Exercise/
Conversion periodxviii
Number of voting rights instrument refers to % of voting rightsxix, xx
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Nominal Delta
N/A N/A

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
2,294,096 3.10%

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

Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) (Group)

 

Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (LGIMH) (Direct and Indirect)

 

Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect) (LGIM)

 

Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) ( 2,294,096 - 3.10%= LGAS, LGPL & PMC)

Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD)

Legal & General Insurance Holdings Limited (Direct) (LGIH)

Legal & General Assurance (Pensions Management) Limited (PMC)

Legal & General Assurance Society Limited (LGAS & LGPL)

 

Legal & General Pensions Limited (Direct) (LGPL)

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

13. Additional information: Notification using the total voting rights figure of73,844,724
14. Contact name: Michael Daykin
Group Company Secretary
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
15. Contact telephone number: 020 7631 5627

 

 

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