Dixons Retail PLC DXNS Holding(s) in Company

  Dixons Retail PLC (DXNS) - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 7523L
Dixons Retail PLC
07 September 2012






TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES^i
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are               Dixons Retail Plc
attached:  ^ii
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                              ü
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                 Schroders plc
notification obligation:  ^iii
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):^iv
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or                           05.09.12
reached: ^v
6. Date on which issuer notified:                           06.09.12
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                     13% - 14%
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 shares   rights             rights ^x
the ISIN CODE Shares        Voting      Direct      Direct Indirect    Direct   Indirect
                            Rights                  ^xi    ^xii
  Ordinary
GB0000472455    503,013,740 503,013,740 508,408,441    N/A 508,408,441      N/A  14.079%
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
                 508,408,441                                   14.079%



9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: ^xxi
Schroder Investment Management Limited 500,529,739 13.861%

Schroder &Co Limited 7,878,702 0.218%
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:
13. Additional            The shares referred to in section 9 are held in
information:              portfolios managed by those firms on a discretionary
                          basis for clients under investment management
                          agreements.
                                                   
14. Contact name:
                                            Monique Woudberg
15. Contact telephone                              
number:
                                              01727 203673



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