Proton Partners Intl - Holding(s) in Company
RNS Number : 4137E
Proton Partners International Ltd.
03 July 2019
 

3 July 2019                       

PROTON PARTNERS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

HOLDINGS IN THE COMPANY

Proton Partners International Limited (the "Company", "Proton" or "Group") announces that following the completion of the issue of shares, as announced on 6 June 2019 (the "Share Issue"), the Company has today received notification from Woodford Investment Management Limited regarding its subscription for the final tranche of 11,363,635 Proton ordinary shares of £0.001 each ("Ordinary Shares") which were admitted to trading on NEX on 28 June 2019.  

Following the issue of this final tranche of new Ordinary Shares pursuant to the Share Issue, the Concert Party, as defined in the Company's NEX admission document, has the following holdings.


Number of Ordinary Shares

Percentage of issued share capital and total voting rights

LF Woodford Equity Income Fund

          31,663,913

18.35%

Woodford Patient Capital Trust plc

52,136,364

30.21%

Omnis Income & Growth Fund

             2,129,565

1.23%

Wales Life Sciences Investment Fund

          10,000,000

5.79%




TOTAL

          95,929,842

55.58%

 

The notification below, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, provides further details.

The directors of Proton Partners International Limited accept responsibility for this announcement.

Contacts

Proton Partners International Limited



Michael Moran, Chief Executive Officer

Tel: +44 (0) 16 3381 0661


Marcus King, Financial Controller









Grant Thornton (Corporate Adviser)

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7383 5100


Colin Aaronson/ Jamie Barklem/ Niall McDonald






Media House International



Ramsay Smith

07788 414 856 or Ramsay@mediahouse.co.uk


Ibrahim Khalil

0207 710 0020 or Ibrahim@mediahouse.co.uk


 

 

 

 

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:

Proton Partners International

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


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

X

Other (please specify)iii:


3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv

Name

Woodford Investment Management Ltd

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

9400 Garsington Road, Oxford, OX4 2HN, United Kingdom

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

Name


City and country of registered office (if applicable)


5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi:

02/07/2019

6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):

03/07/2019

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

49.78%


49.78%

172,588,260

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

46.15%


46.15%


 

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)

GB00BJCWB146

85,929,841


49.78%







SUBTOTAL 8. A

85,929,841

49.78%

 

 

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
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

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
date
x

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

X

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 entity
xiv (please add additional rows as necessary)


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

Woodford Investment Management Ltd

49.78

0.00

49.78


















10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:

Name of the proxy holder


The number and % of voting rights held


The date until which the voting rights will be held



11. Additional informationxvi


 

Place of completion

9400 Garsington Road, Oxford, OX4 2HN, United Kingdom

Date of completion

03/07/2019

 


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