Dixons Retail PLC DXNS Holding(s) in Company

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

RNS Number : 0033Q
Dixons Retail PLC
31 October 2012

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are             Dixons Retail plc
attached:  ^ii
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         No
which voting rights are attached
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic         No
effect to qualifying financial instruments
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                        No
Other (please specify):
3. Full name of person(s) subject to
the                                  Letko, Brosseau & Associates Inc.
notification obligation:  ^iii
                                     State Street Nominees Ltd.

                                     The Bank of New York London

                                     Roy Nominees Limited

                                     TD Waterhouse Nominees (Europe) Ltd

                                     Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):^iv          Mellon Nominees (UK) Ltd, account TD
                                     Canada Trust

                                     Chase Nominees Limited

                                     Bank of New York "Nominees" Limited,
                                     account 365045

                                     Nortrust Nominees

                                     BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc.
5. Date of the transaction and date  26 October 2012
which the threshold is crossed or    
reached: ^v
                                     31 October 2012
6. Date on which issuer notified:
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed
or                                   4%
reached: vi, vii

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares ^viii, ix
Class/type   Situation previous        Resulting situation after the triggering
of           to the triggering         transaction
shares       transaction
             Number           Number   Number   Number of voting   % of voting
if possible  of               of       of       rights             rights ^x
using        Shares           Voting   shares
the ISIN                      Rights   Direct   Direct Indirect    Direct   Indirect
CODE                                            ^xi    ^xii
GB0000472455 145,116,315      4.02%                    143,756,201          3.98%
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 voting      % of voting
financial     price       date ^xvii Conversion rights instrument     rights ^xix,
instrument                           period     refers to             xx
                                                                     Nominal Delta

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

143,756,201                                 3.98%


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

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:
14. Contact name:                                Carla Dance
15. Contact telephone number:                    01727 203534

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