Regulatory announcements

Holding(s) in Company

01 July 2014

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 no
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): Aggregation of the position being made from 1st July 2014 by Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Limited as Parent Company for Ignis Investment Services Limited yes
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification obligation:
Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Limited (Parent Company) -10.097% comprised of:
Standard Life Investments Limited - 8%
Ignis Investment Services Limited - 2.11%
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):
Vidacos Nominees/HSBC
5. Date of the transaction
(and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached):
01/07/2014
6. Date on which issuer notified: 02/07/2014
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:
10%

8: Notified Details
A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of shareIf possible use ISIN code GB0033147751
Situation previous to the triggering transaction
Number of shares Number of voting rights
5,900,635 5,900,635
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number of shares Number of voting rights Percentage of
voting rights
Direct Indirect Direct Indirect
7,455,780 4,515,614 2,940,166 6.115% 3.982%

B:Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrument Expiration date Exercise/ conversion period/date No. of voting rights that may be acquired
(if the instrument exercised/converted)
Percentage 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
7,455,780 10.097%

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

Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Limited (Parent Company) -10.10% comprised of:

Standard Life Investments Limited - 8%

Ignis Investment Services Limited - 2.11%


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 telephonenumber: +44-207-631-5623

 

 

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