Dixons Retail PLC DXNS Holding(s) in Company

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

RNS Number : 1936P
Dixons Retail PLC
22 October 2012




Financial Services Authority



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
attached:                                                 Dixons Retail Plc


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     Legal & General Group Plc (L&G)
notification obligation:
4. Full name of shareholder(s)                             N/A
(if different from 3.):


5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or                  18^th October 2012
reached:


6. Date on which issuer notified:                    19 October 2012
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:                                             L&G (Below 3%)





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
               Number        Number               Number of      % of voting
if possible      of            of                   voting           rights
using          Shares        Voting     Number      rights
the ISIN                     Rights       of
CODE                                    shares  Direct Indirect  Direct  Indirect
                   115,471,857
GBP ORD
0.025                                                  Below 3%

                (As on 07/04/2011)
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
                                                 Number of voting  
                                                    rights that may
Type of financial Expiration     Exercise/          be                % of voting
instrument        date           Conversion Period  acquired if the   rights
                                                    instrument is
                                                    exercised/
                                                    converted.
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial
Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
                                                              

Type      of Exercise     Expiration Exercise/  Number  of  voting %  of   voting 
financial    price        date       Conversion rights  instrument rights
instrument                           period     refers to
                                                                   
                                               
                                                                  Nominal Delta

                                                
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                     Percentage of voting rights


                                    Below 3%





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


Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) (Group)
Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited
(LGIMH) (Direct and Indirect)
Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect)
(LGIM)
    Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) (Below 3% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC)
Legal & General Investment Management  Legal & General Insurance Holdings
(Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD)   Limited (Direct) (LGIH)
Legal & General Assurance (Pensions    Legal & General Assurance Society
Management) Limited (PMC)       Limited (LGAS & LGPL)
                                       Legal & General Pensions Limited
                                       (Direct) (LGPL)
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:       Notification using the total voting rights
                                           figure of 3,611,927,560

                                
14. Contact name:                              Monique Woudberg
15. Contact telephone number:                    01727 203673



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