Bank of Ireland(Gov) (BKIR) - Notification of Significant Shareholding RNS Number : 8551P Bank of Ireland(Governor&Co) 30 October 2012 Standard Form TR-1 Voting rights attached to shares- Article 12(1) of directive 2004/109/EC Financial instruments - Article 11(3) of the Commission Directive 2007/14/EC 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland 2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes): [x] an acquisition or disposal of voting rights [ ] an acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached [ ] an event changing the breakdown of voting rights 3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: The Capital Group Companies, Inc. 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.): See Schedule A 5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached:25October 2012 6. Date on which issuer notified; 26 October 2012 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 5% 8. Notified details: A) Voting rights attached to shares Class/type Situation previous to the Resulting situation after the triggering of shares Triggering transaction transaction (if possible Number of Number of Number Number of voting % of voting using the Shares Voting rights of rights rights ISIN CODE) shares Indirect Direct Indirect Direct Indirect Ordinary 1,506,560,824 1,506,560,824 1,507,196,539 5.0019% Shares IE0030606259 SUBTOTAL A 1,507,196,539 5.0019% (based on aggregate *** *** voting rights) B) Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of Expiration Exercise/Conversion Number of voting % of financial Date Period/ Date rights that may be voting instrument acquired if the rights instrument is exercised/converted N/A SUBTOTAL B (in relation to all expiration dates) Total (A+B) [where applicable in number of voting rights % of voting accordance with national law] rights 1,507,196,539 1,507,196,539 5.0019% 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: See Schedule A 10. In case of proxy voting: [name of the proxy holder] will cease to hold [number] voting rights as of [date] n/a 11. Additional information: Due to a company reorganisation, Capital Research and Management Company ("CRMC") and Capital Group International, Inc ("CGII") will no longer report relevant holdings under management. With effect from 1 September 2012, the holdings under management of CRMC and CGII are being reported in aggregate by The Capital Group Companies, Inc. Done at Dublin on 30 October 2012 Contact: Helen Nolan, Group Secretary Telephone: +353 (0) 76 623 4710 Schedule A As of 25 October 2012 The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland Number of Shares Percent of Outstanding The Capital Group Companies, Inc. 1,507,196,539 5.002% ("CG") holdings Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds: . Capital Research and Management Company 1,507,196,539 5.002% . EuroPacific Growth Fund 1,475,842,276 4.898% (Direct shareholding that does not exercise its own voting shares. Voting shares are exercised by CRMC.) This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END HOLMMBTTMBBJBPT -0- Oct/30/2012 12:47 GMT
Bank of Ireland(Gov) BKIR Notification of Significant Shareholding
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