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Holding(s) in Company

Released 12:28 02-Jan-2013

RNS Number : 6685U
Barclays PLC
02 January 2013
 



 


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

BARCLAYS PLC

2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

No

An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

No

An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments

Yes

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

No

Other (please specify):


No

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification obligation:
iii

Qatar Holding LLC

Qatar Investment Authority (as parent undertaking only)

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

Qatar Holding LLC

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

27 December 2012

6. Date on which issuer notified:

31 December 2012

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

7% (downwards, see section 13 for additional information)



 

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, 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 rights x

Direct

Direct xi

Indirect xii

Direct

Indirect

Ordinary shares of 25 pence each

 

GB0031348658

 

813,964,552

813,964,552

813,964,552

813,964,552

N/A

6.6486%

N/A


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

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 xvii

Exercise/
Conversion period
xviii

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

N/A

N/A

 

 

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

813,964,552

6.6486%

 

 

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

 

Qatar Holding LLC ("QH") is the beneficial holder of the specified ordinary share and voting rights in Barclays plc.  QH is established as a limited liability company in the Qatar Financial Centre ("QFC") and is licensed by the QFC Authority under Licence No. 00004.  QH is wholly-owned by Qatar Investment Authority.

 


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:

 

This notification is made following the coming into effect on 27 December 2012 of unconditional warrant transfer agreements (the "WTAs") as part of the warrant monetization transaction which was announced on 26 November 2012. Upon the settlement of the WTAs, the voting rights potentially exercisable via the warrants will be transferred and no longer held by Qatar Holding LLC.

 

As required under the DTRs, this notification has been prepared using the total voting rights figure of 12,242,633,551 as set out in the public announcement made by Barclays plc dated 27 December 2012.

14. Contact name:

Mr. Ahmad Al-Sayed, CEO of Qatar Holding LLC

 

15. Contact telephone number:

+974.4499.5806

 

 


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