Regulatory announcements

Holding(s) in Company

28 May 2015

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: Decrease in holdings due to the transfer out of voting rights on a discretionary holding

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification obligation:iii
LIONTRUST INVESTMENT PARTNERS LLP
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
26/05/2015
6. Date on which issuer notified: 27/05/2015
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:vi, vii 17 %

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 12,758,682 12,758,682 12,672,682 12,672,682 N/A 16.896% N/A

B:Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrument Expiration date xiii Exercise/ conversion period/date xiv No. of voting rights that may be acquired
(if the instrument exercised/converted)
Percentage of voting rights
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Exercise
price
Expiration
date xviii
Exercise/
Conversion
period
Number of voting
rights instrument
refers to
% of voting rights
xix, 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
12,672,682 16.896%

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

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:

 

14. Contact name:
Michael Daykin
Group Company Secretary
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
15. Contact telephone number:
0207 631 5627

 

 

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