Melrose PLC MRO Holding(s) in Company

  Melrose PLC (MRO) - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 1194P
Melrose PLC
19 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 are       Melrose plc
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
specify):
3. Full name of person(s)
subject to the              Aviva plc & its subsidiaries
notification obligation: 
^iii
                            Registered Holder:

                            

                            BNY (Nominees) Limited
                            447,208*

                            

                            BNY Norwich Union Nominees Limited 5,689,081*

                            

                            Chase (GA Group) Nominees Limited 30,847,012*

4. Full name of             
shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):^iv Chase Nominees Limited
                            1,127,629*

                            

                            CUIM Nominee Limited
                             162,680*

                            

                            Vidacos Nominees Limited
                            344,061*

                             * denotes direct interest

                            
5. Date of the transaction
and date on
which the threshold is      17 October 2012
crossed or
reached: ^v
6. Date on which issuer     18 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 transaction
of           to the triggering
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 ^xi Indirect    Direct Indirect
CODE                       Rights                           ^xii
Ordinary     19,996,176    19,996,176                               
Shares
                                      38,617,671 38,617,671 Not         3.05%  Not
GBP0.002545                                                 disclosable        disclosable

GB00B464F978
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
38,617,671              3.05%





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 information:   Figures are based on the total number of voting
                              rights of 1,266,627,036, as per the Company's
                              Total Voting Rights announcement of 1 August
                              2012.

                              
14. Contact name:              Diane Thirkettle, Aviva plc
15. Contact telephone number:  01603 687803





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