Premier Farnell plc
Voting Rights and Share Capital
Premier Farnell plc (the 'Company') has two classes of shares admitted to
trading on a regulated market: ordinary shares of 5 pence each and preference
shares of 100 pence each.
As of 31 December 2012, issued share capital consists of:
370,377,508 Ordinary Shares; and
3,949,419 Convertible Preference Shares;
The Company does not hold any shares in treasury.
The number of voting rights in the Company is:
370,377,508 in respect of the Ordinary Shares (one vote per share).
The preference shares do not carry voting rights but can be converted into
ordinary shares of 5p each. The conversion rate is 2.06864 ordinary shares for
each Convertible Preference Share. The voting rights attaching to these shares
would therefore be 8,169,926 if they were to be converted.
Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 370,377,508.
This figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations
by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in,
or change to their interest in, the Company under the FSA's Disclosure and
2 January 2013
Steven Webb +44 (0) 870 129 8608
Group Company Secretary and General Counsel