Regulatory announcements

Holding(s) in Company

05 August 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 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 Managers Limited (and/or acting for its affiliates) as discretionary investment manager on behalf of multiple portfolios
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):
4 August 2014
6. Date on which issuer notified: 5 August 2014
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:
10%

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

Directxi Indirectxii Direct Indirect
GB0033147751 7,330,353 7,330,353 7,392,873 7,392,873 10.01%

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
7,392,873 10.01%

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: Kirsty Cantlie
15. Contact telephonenumber: 01224 404111

 

 

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