Rentokil Initial PLC RTO Holding(s) in Company

  Rentokil Initial PLC (RTO) - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 8849P
Rentokil Initial PLC
30 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:
                                                          Rentokil Initial 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   Orbis Holdings Limited (parent)
the notification obligation:
                                       

                                       Orbis Investment Management Limited
                                       (investment manager and controlled
                                       undertaking)

                                       
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if     Vidacos Nominees Limited
different from 3.):
                                       

                                       HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Ltd

                                       
5. Date of the transaction and date on 
which the threshold is crossed or
reached:                               26 October 2012


6. Date on which issuer notified:      30 October 2012


7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or 4%
reached:















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


              87,966,722 87,966,722                64,277,495        3.54%

GB00B082RF11



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

                                                                          



Total (A+B+C)


Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
64,277,495             3.54%



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


Orbis Investment Management Limited is a controlled undertaking of Orbis
Holdings Limited



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:             Paul Griffiths, Company Secretary

                             
15. Contact telephone number: 01293 858000





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