Wolseley PLC (WOS) - Holding(s) in Company RNS Number : 1576P Wolseley PLC 22 October 2012 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: Wolseley plc 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 notification obligation: BlackRock, Inc. 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.): 5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: 17^th October 2012 6. Date on which issuer notified: 19^th October 2012 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: Holding has gone below 14% 8. Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares 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 the ISIN CODE Shares Voting shares Rights Direct Direct Indirect Direct Indirect JE00B3YWCQ29 41,043,451 41,043,451 N/A N/A 38,864,236 N/A 13.57% B: Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of financial Expiration Exercise/ Number of voting % of voting instrument date Conversion rights that may be rights Period acquired if the 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 % of voting financial price date Conversion voting rights instrument period rights instrument refers to Nominal Delta CFD 984,052 0.34% 0.34% Total (A+B+C) Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights 39,848,288 13.92% 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited - 39,848,288 (13.92%) 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: Tom Brophy 15. Contact telephone number: 0118 929 8700 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END HOLFEFFFSFESEFS -0- Oct/22/2012 07:00 GMT
Wolseley PLC WOS Holding(s) in Company
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