Morgan Crucible Co MGCR Holding(s) in Company

  Morgan Crucible Co (MGCR) - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 8996P
Morgan Crucible Co PLC
30 October 2012

1. Identity of the issuer or
the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which   The Morgan Crucible Company plc
voting rights are
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
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar
economic effect to qualifying financial instruments
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
Other (please
3. Full name of
subject to the   Aviva plc & its subsidiaries
                 Registered Holder:


                 BNY (Nominees) Limited166,025*


                 BNY Norwich Union Nominees Limited1,757,133*

                 Chase (GA Group) Nominees Limited8,462,044*

4. Full name of
shareholder(s)   Chase Nominees Limited420,335*
(if different
from 3.):^iv     

                 CUIM Nominee Limited260,059*


                 Vidacos Nominees Limited131,783*


                 *denotes direct interest

5. Date of the
transaction and
date on
which the        29 October 2012
threshold is
crossed or
reached: ^v
6. Date on which 30 October 2012
issuer notified:
7. Threshold(s)
that is/are
crossed or       3% to 4% Change at Direct Interest Level
reached: ^vi,

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
Shares        8,472,432   8,472,432 11,197,379 11,197,379     Not     4.00%      Not
                                                          Disclosable        Disclosable
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

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
11,197,379              4.00%

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
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to
voting rights:
13. Additional             Figures are based on a total number of voting
information:               rights of 279,741,415, as per the Company's Total
                           Voting Rights Announcement of 6th August 2012.

14. Contact name:           Stephanie Mackie
15. Contact telephone      01753 837 000

                     This information is provided by RNS
           The company news service from the London Stock Exchange


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