Cairn Energy PLC CNE Holding(s) in Company

  Cairn Energy PLC (CNE) - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 7911C
Cairn Energy PLC
04 May 2012






TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are              CAIRN ENERGY PLC
attached:  ^ii
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                             HSBC Holdings plc
notification obligation:  ^iii
                                   HSBC Global  Asset  Management  (Singapore) 
                                   Limited

                                   HSBC Global  Asset Management  (Hong  Kong) 
                                   Limited

                                   HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) Limited
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):^iv        HSBC Global Asset Management (France)

                                   HSBC      Global      Asset      Management 
                                   (International) Limited

                                   HSBC Trust Company (UK) Limited

                                   HSBC Trustee (Singapore) Limited
5. Date of the transaction and
date on                            02^nd May 2012
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: ^v
6. Date on which issuer notified:  04^th May 2012
7. Threshold(s) that is/are
crossed or                         From 8% to 7%
reached: ^vi, vii



8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares ^viii, ix
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 ^x
the ISIN CODE Shares        Voting       shares
                            Rights       Direct   Direct Indirect   Direct   Indirect
                                                  ^xi    ^xii
GB00B74CDH82   44,464,497    44,464,497    N/A     N/A   44,093,995   N/A     7.949%
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial   Expiration     Exercise/          Number of voting    % of voting
instrument          date ^xiii     Conversion Period  rights that may be  rights
                                   ^xiv               acquired if the
                                                      instrument is
                                                      exercised/
                                                      converted.
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial
Instruments ^xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of        Exercise     Expiration Exercise/  Number of voting     % of voting
financial      price        date ^xvii Conversion rights instrument    rights ^xix,
instrument                             period     refers to            xx
                                       ^xviii
                                                                      
                                                                      Nominal Delta

                                                  
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                       Percentage of voting rights
                 44,093,995                   
                                              7.949%



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

                                     N/A
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:                                          N/A
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease                    N/A
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold                      N/A
voting rights:
13. Additional information:                      None
14. Contact name:                                Baljeet Gill
15. Contact telephone number:                    0207 991 6555





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