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Company Marks & Spencer Group PLC
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Holding(s) in Company

Released 09:24 04-Dec-2012
Number 6707S09

RNS Number : 6707S
Marks & Spencer Group PLC
04 December 2012
 



The attached announcement is made in accordance with DTR 5

 

TR-1(i): NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

 

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached (ii):

 

MARKS AND SPENCER GROUP PLC

 

2. Reason for the notification (please place an X inside the appropriate bracket/s):

 

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 of 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 (iii):

 

THE CAPITAL GROUP COMPANIES, INC

 

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) (iv):

 

CAPITAL GUARDIAN TRUST COMPANY; AND

CAPITAL RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT COMPANY

 

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different) (v):

 

30 NOVEMBER 2012

 

6. Date on which issuer notified:

 

4 DECEMBER 2012

 

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

 

BELOW 4%

 

8. Notified details:

……………..

 

A: Voting rights attached to shares (viii, xi)

 

Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE

Situation previous to the Triggering transaction




Number of shares


Number of voting Rights (viii)


ORDINARY 25P SHARES

ISIN: GB0031274896

66,148,094

                     

66,148,094

ADRs (US5709121058)

0

0

 

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

 

Class/type of shares if possible using the ISIN CODE

Number of shares

Number of voting rights (ix)

% of voting rights (x)







Direct (xi)


Indirect (xii)


Direct


Indirect


ORDINARY 25P SHARES

ISIN: GB0031274896

63,140,887

NOT DISCLOSED

63,140,887

NOT DISCLOSED

3.9261%

ADRs (US5709121058)

361

NOT DISCLOSED

722

NOT DISCLOSED

0.0000%

 

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

 

Type of financial instrument


Expiration Date (xiii)




Exercise/Conversion Period/ Date (xiv)



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

% of voting rights




N/A





 

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments

(xv,xvi)

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


% of voting rights


63,141,609

3.9261%

 

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

 

CAPITAL GUARDIAN TRUST COMPANY   

CAPITAL RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT COMPANY

               722 Shares   

63,140,887 Shares

0.000%

3.926% 

 

 

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:

Due to a company reorganisation, Capital Research and Management company (CRMC) and capital international, inc (cgii) will no longer report relevant holdings under management separately.  WITH EFFECT FROM 1 SEPTEMBER 2012, THE holdings under management for crmc and cgii will be reported in aggregate by the GROUPS PARENT COMPANY, THE CAPITAL GROUP COMPANIES, INC.

 

14. Contact name:

 

ANTHONY CLARKE

 

15. Contact telephone number:

 

020 8718 9940


This information is provided by RNS
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