Regulatory announcements

Holding(s) in Company

15 April 2016

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 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 no
Other:

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification obligation:iii
Majedie Asset Management Limited
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):iv
Majedie UK Smaller Companies Fund
5. Date of the transaction
(and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached):v
14/04/2016
6. Date on which issuer notified: 15/04/2016
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:vi, vii Above 5%

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to sharesvii, 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 xi Indirectxii Direct Indirect
GB0033147751 3744303 3744303 4470630 5.95

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 xv, 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 rights xix, xx
Nominal Delta

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
4470630 5.95

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:

Majedie Asset Management Limited is a discretionary Fund Manager. It invests funds on behalf of its clients on a segregated basis as well as through sub-funds of its pooled vehicles, Majedie Asset Management Investment Fund Company and Majedie Asset Management (International) Investment Fund Company Plc.

It is also the manager of the Majedie Institutional Trust.
14. Contact name:
Michael Daykin
Group Company Secretary
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
15. Contact telephonenumber:
0207 631 5627

 

 

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