Mecom Group PLC MEC Holding(s) in Company

  Mecom Group PLC (MEC) - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 1833I
Mecom Group PLC
20 July 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                                           Mecom Group plc
attached:


2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                            Yes


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                         Aberforth Partners LLP
notification
obligation:
               Shareholder
               Shares

               1. Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc 8,637,351
4. Full name
of             2. Aberforth UK Small Companies Fund 1,890,422
shareholder(s)
(if different 3. Aberforth Geared Income Trust plc 2,037,431
from 3.):
               

               All shares are registered in the name of Nortrust Nominees Ltd A/c
               Aberfrth


5. Date of the
transaction
and date on
which the                                    19/07/2012
threshold is
crossed or
reached:


6. Date on
which issuer                                 20/07/2012
notified:
7.
Threshold(s)
that is/are
crossed or                                      10%
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 of voting    % of voting
using              of              of                         rights            rights
the ISIN         Shares          Voting        Number
CODE                             Rights      of shares   Direct  Indirect  Direct  Indirect
Ordinary     12,109,307      12,109,307     12,565,204    N/A   12,565,204   N/A    10.37
GB00B3P91873
                                                                                

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
                                                          Number of voting    
                                                             rights that may be
Type of financial     Expiration        Exercise/            acquired if the     % of
instrument            date              Conversion Period    instrument is       voting
                                                             exercised/          rights
                                                             converted.
N/A                   N/A               N/A                  N/A                 N/A
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
                                                                         

Type of financial Exercise price   Expiration Exercise/  Number   of   voting %  of  voting 
instrument                         date       Conversion rights    instrument rights
                                              period     refers to
                                                                             
                                                         
                                                         
                                                                              Nominal   %
N/A               N/A              N/A        N/A        N/A
                                                                              N/A     N/A
                                                         
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                                  Percentage of voting rights
                           

12,565,204                                                             10.37

                           



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


Held by Aberforth Partners LLP
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:                             Jaime Tham, Company Secretary
15. Contact telephone number:                         020 7925 7200



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