TR-1: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

RNS Number : 3019N
Oxford Biomedica PLC
31 August 2011
 



For immediate release

31 August 2011

 

Oxford BioMedica Plc

Notification of Major Interest in Shares


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

Oxford BioMedica Plc

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

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights


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


Other (please specify): In specie fund transfer


X

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

Prudential plc group of companies

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

M&G Securities Limited

The Prudential Assurance Company Limited

 

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

25 August 2011

6. Date on which issuer notified:

30 August 2011

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

See item 13




 

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

GB0006648157

115,049,027

115,049,027

115,049,027

115,049,027

0

12.18%

0


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

115,049,027

12.18%




 

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

Prudential plc (parent Company)

M&G Group Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Prudential plc)

M&G Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of M&G Group Limited)

M&G Investment Management Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of M&G Limited)

M&G Securities Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of M&G Limited)

The Prudential Assurance Company Limited

 


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:

 

As a result of the transfer M&G Securities Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of M&G Limited) has moved above an 8% notifiable interest and the non-exempt holdings for Prudential plc have gone below a 4% notifiable interest.

.

 

14. Contact name:

Andrew Wood, Company Secretary

Oxford BioMedica plc

15. Contact telephone number:

01865 783000

 


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