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TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the FCA in Microsoft Word format if possible)i
 
1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attachedii:   CHAPEL DOWN GROUP PLC
1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer (please mark with an “X” if appropriate)
Non-UK issuer    
2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box or boxes with an “X”)
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights X
An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments N/a
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights N/a
Other (please specify)iii: Open Offer - Issued Share Capital updated X
3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv
Name Royal Bank of Canada
City and country of registered office (if applicable)  
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)v
Name Roy Nominees Limited
City and country of registered office (if applicable)  
5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi: 15 December 2017
6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY): 15 December 2017
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 of issuervii
Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached 20,439,269   14.80% 138,080,948
Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

19,439,269   19.25%  

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

A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of
shares

ISIN code (if possible)

  Number of voting rightsix   % of voting rights
Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

  Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

  Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

GB0032706284 20,439,269   14.80%  
         
         
SUBTOTAL 8. A 20,439,269 14.80%

 

B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))
Type of financial instrument Expiration
datex
  Exercise/
Conversion Periodxi
  Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is

exercised/converted.

% of voting rights
         
         
         
SUBTOTAL 8. B 1    

 

B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art. 13(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (b))
Type of financial instrument   Expiration
datex
Exercise/
Conversion Period xi
  Physical or cash

settlementxii

  Number of voting rights % of voting rights
           
           
           
SUBTOTAL 8.B.2    
9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please mark the

applicable box with an “X”)

Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuerxiii    
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 entityxiv (please add additional rows as necessary)
X
Namexv   % 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
Royal Bank of Canada 14.80%   14.80%
RBC Trust Company (International) Ltd 14.80%   14.80%
RBC Trustees (CI) Ltd 14.80%   14.80%
Roy Nominees Ltd 14.80%   14.80%
       
 
10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:
Name of the proxy holder N/a
The number and % of voting rights held N/a
The date until which the voting rights will be held N/a
 
11. Additional informationxvi
Roy Nominees Limited is the nominee company on behalf of RBC Trustees (CI) Limited which an affiliate of RBC Trust Company (International) Limited which are wholly owned indirect subsidiaries of the Royal Bank of Canada.

Nigel William Wray has a beneficial interest in shares in Chapel Down Group Plc.

The family of Nigel Wray maintains a beneficial interest in the shares held by Roy Nominees Limited – 20,439,269

Place of completion   Jersey, Channel Islands
Date of completion 15 December 2017

Chapel Down Group plc

Source: Chapel Down Group plc