Sage Group PLC (SGE) - Holding(s) in Company RNS Number : 7722C Sage Group PLC 04 May 2012 TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of The Sage Group plc existing shares to which voting rights are attached: 2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes): An acquisition or disposal of voting rights X 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): 3. Full name of person(s) subject to the Lloyds Banking Group plc notification obligation: 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from See Section 9. 3.): 5. Date of the transaction and date on which the 3 May 2012 threshold is crossed or reached: 6. Date on which issuer notified: 4 May 2012 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: Indirect holdings decreased below 6% 8. Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares Class/type of Situation previous Resulting situation after the triggering shares to the triggering transaction transaction if possible Number Number Number Number of voting % of voting using of of of rights rights the ISIN CODE Shares Voting shares Rights Direct Direct Indirect Direct Indirect Ord 1p 79,429,345 79,429,345 75,790,933 5.900% GB0008021650 B: Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of financial Expiration Exercise/ Number of voting % of voting instrument date Conversion rights that may be rights Period acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted. N/A C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of Exercise Expiration Exercise/ Number of % of voting financial price date Conversion voting rights instrument period rights instrument refers to Nominal Delta Total (A+B+C) Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights 75,790,933 5.900% 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: 74,283,712 shares (5.783%) are under the control of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership Group Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Scottish Widows Group Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Bank plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds Banking Group plc. 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: Notification using the Total Voting Rights figure of 1,284,521,700 14. Contact name: Andrew Kellett 15. Contact telephone number: 0113 235 7729 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END HOLFZLFBLEFLBBB -0- May/04/2012 11:22 GMT
Sage Group PLC SGE Holding(s) in Company
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