Wilmington Group Plc WIL Holding(s) in Company

  Wilmington Group Plc (WIL) - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 5330O
Wilmington Group Plc
11 October 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 Wilmington Group plc
are
attached:  ^ii
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights
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 CHANGE TO THE NUMBER OF VOTING RIGHTS IN ISSUE         √
specify):
3. Full name of
person(s)
subject to the  Aviva plc & its subsidiaries
notification
obligation: 
^iii
                Registered Holder:

                

                BNY (Nominees) Limited 31,427*

                

                BNY Norwich Union Nominees Limited 325,979*
                

                
4. Full name of
shareholder(s)  Chase (GA Group) Nominees Limited 2,032,319*
(if different
from 3.):^iv    

                Chase Nominees Limited 112,698*

                

                Vidacos Nominees Limited 23,018*

                

                *denotes direct interest

                
5. Date of the
transaction and
date on
which the       10 October 2012
threshold is
crossed or
reached: ^v
6. Date on
which issuer    11 October 2012
notified:
7. Threshold(s)
that is/are
crossed or      3% to <3% Change at Direct Interest Level
reached: ^vi,
vii





8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares ^viii, ix
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 ^x
the ISIN     Shares       Voting    Direct    Direct    Indirect    Direct Indirect
CODE                      Rights              ^xi       ^xii
Ordinary
Shares        2,545,202   2,545,202 2,525,441 2,525,441     Not     2.97%      Not
                                                        disclosable        disclosable
GB0009692319



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    % of voting
financial    price      date ^xvii  Conversion  voting       rights ^xix, xx
instrument                          period      rights
                                    ^xviii      instrument   
                                                refers to

                                                
                                                            Nominal   Delta

                                                



Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
2,525,441               2.97%



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


The voting rights are managed and controlled by Aviva Investors Global
Services Limited, with the following chain of controlled undertakings:-



Aviva Investors Global Services Limited:

· Aviva plc (Parent Company)

· Aviva Group Holdings Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Aviva plc)

· Aviva Investors Holdings Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Aviva
Group Holdings Limited)

· Aviva Investors Global Services Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of
Aviva Investors Holdings Limited)


Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:                    See Section 4
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             Figures are based on a revised total number of
information:               voting rights of 84,961,137, as per the Company's
                           Treasury Shares Announcement of 10 October 2012.

                           
14. Contact name:           Richard Cockton, Company Secretary
15. Contact telephone       020 7422 6800
number:









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