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  Ladbrokes plc (LAD) - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 1506P
Ladbrokes 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                   Ladbrokes plc
attached:  ^ii
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                 Invesco Limited
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                        18 October 2012
reached: ^v
6. Date on which issuer notified:                        19 October 2012
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                       0%, 5%
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       rights            rights ^x
the ISIN CODE Shares        Voting       shares
                            Rights                Direct Indirect   Direct   Indirect
                                                  ^xi    ^xii
  Ordinary        0.00          0.00                     45,792,584           5.04%
GB00B0ZSH635
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
45,792,584                                    5.04%



9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: ^xxi
Invesco Canada Ltd - 3,790,162

Invesco Asset Management GmbH - 209,975

Invesco Asset Management GmbH & Invesco GT Management S.A - 4,204,262

Invesco Asset Management Ltd - 28,495,695

Invesco Austria & Invesco Asset Management GmbH - 116,275

Invesco Kapitalangesellschaft GmbH - 364,085

Invesco Powershares Capital Management LLC - 25,358

Invesco Powershares Capital Management Ireland - 1,344

Invesco Fund Managers Ltd - 8,585,428


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 information:
14. Contact name:
15. Contact telephone number:























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