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  Rockhopper Exp plc (RKH) - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 0348I
Rockhopper Exploration plc
19 July 2012






TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying
issuer                                      ROCKHOPPER EXPLORATION ORD
of 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                 Royal London Asset Management Limited
notification obligation:
4. Full name of shareholder(s) Registered Shareholder        Nominal      %
(if different from 3.):       HSBC Global Custody Nominees
                               (UK) Ltd                     14,328,892 5.0420%
5. Date of the transaction and
date on
which the threshold is crossed 17 July 2012
or
reached:
6. Date on which issuer        18 July 2012
notified:
7. Threshold(s) that is/are
crossed or                     5%
reached:



8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type   Situation previous          Resulting situation after the triggering
of           to the triggering           transaction
shares       transaction

if possible  Number           Number     Number     Number of voting    % of voting
using        of               of         of shares  rights              rights
the ISIN     Shares           Voting
CODE                          Rights     Direct     Direct     Indirect Direct   Indirect
GB00B0FVQX23 13,995,892       13,995,892 14,328,892 14,328,892 N/A      5.0420 %   N/A
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial  Expiration       Exercise/             Number of voting     % of
instrument         date             Conversion Period     rights that may be   voting
                                                          acquired if the      rights
                                                          instrument is
                                                          exercised/
                                                          converted.
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of       Exercise    Expiration    Exercise/   Number of voting       % of voting
financial     price       date          Conversion  rights instrument      rights
instrument                              period      refers to
                                                                           
                                                    
                                                                          Nominal Delta

                                                    
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                        Percentage of voting rights
14,328,892                                     5.0420 %



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


See 4 above
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:
14. Contact name:                               Charlotte Wright
15. Contact telephone number:                   020 7506 6588



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