Regulatory announcements

Holding(s) in Company

26 April 2022

TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

1. Issuer Details

ISIN

GB0033147751

Issuer Name

BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC

UK or Non-UK Issuer

UK

2. Reason for Notification

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

Name

BlackRock, Inc.

City of registered office (if applicable)

Wilmington

Country of registered office (if applicable)

USA

4. Details of the shareholder

Full name of shareholder(s) if different from the person(s) subject to the notification obligation, above

 

City of registered office (if applicable)

 

Country of registered office (if applicable)

 

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached

22-Apr-2022

6. Date on which Issuer notified

25-Apr-2022

7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation

 

% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 8.A)

% of voting rights through financial instruments (total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)

Total of both in % (8.A + 8.B)

Total number of voting rights held in issuer

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached

10.490000

0.000000

10.490000

8566897

Position of previous notification (if applicable)

9.990000

0.000000

9.990000

 

8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached

8A. Voting rights attached to shares

Class/Type of shares ISIN code(if possible)

Number of direct voting rights (DTR5.1)

Number of indirect voting rights (DTR5.2.1)

% of direct voting rights (DTR5.1)

% of indirect voting rights (DTR5.2.1)

GB0033147751

 

8566888

 

10.490000

Sub Total 8.A

8566888

10.490000%

8B1. Financial Instruments according to (DTR5.3.1R.(1) (a))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/conversion period

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/converted

% of voting rights

Securities Lending

  

9

0.000000

Sub Total 8.B1

 

9

0.000000%

8B2. Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to (DTR5.3.1R.(1) (b))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/conversion period

Physical or cash settlement

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

      

Sub Total 8.B2

   

9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation

2. Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entities (please add additional rows as necessary)

Ultimate controlling person

Name of controlled undertaking

% of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

% of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1)

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1)

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1)

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1)

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1)

BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1)

BlackRock Cayman 1 LP

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1)

BlackRock Cayman West Bay Finco Limited

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1)

BlackRock Cayman West Bay IV Limited

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1)

BlackRock Group Limited

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1)

BlackRock Finance Europe Limited

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 1)

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

10.330000

0.000000

10.330000%

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 2)

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 2)

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 2)

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 2)

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 2)

BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 2)

BlackRock Cayman 1 LP

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 2)

BlackRock Cayman West Bay Finco Limited

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 2)

BlackRock Cayman West Bay IV Limited

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 2)

BlackRock Group Limited

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 2)

BlackRock Finance Europe Limited

   

BlackRock, Inc. (Chain 2)

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

   

10. In case of proxy voting

Name of the proxy holder

 

The number and % of voting rights held

 

The date until which the voting rights will be held

 

11. Additional Information

BlackRock Regulatory Threshold Reporting Team

James Michael

020 7743 3650

12. Date of Completion

25th April 2022

13. Place Of Completion

12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL, U.K

 

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