Drax Group Plc (DRX) - Holding(s) in Company RNS Number : 0178Q Drax Group PLC 31 October 2012 31 October 2012 Drax Group plc (Symbol:DRX) NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES^i ^ 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights Drax Group plc 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 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): An amendment to the shares in issue ü 3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification Schroders plc obligation: ^iii 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):^iv 5. Date of the transaction and date on which the 30.10.12 threshold is crossed or reached: ^v 30.10.12 6. Date on which issuer notified: 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: ^vi, vii Below 10% 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 if possible Number Number Number Number of voting % of voting using of of of shares rights rights ^x the ISIN Shares Voting Direct Direct Indirect Direct Indirect CODE Rights ^xi ^xii Ordinary GB00B1VNSX38 41,658,716 36,744,058 41,658,716 N/A 36,692,038 N/A 9.137% 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 exercised/ converted. CFD 52,020 0.013% 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 rights financial price date ^xvii Conversion voting rights ^xix, xx instrument period ^xviii instrument refers to Nominal Delta Total (A+B+C) Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights 36,744,058 9.15% 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: ^xxi Schroder Investment Management Limited 36,331,840 9.047% Schroder Investment Management North America Limited 395,512 0.098% Schroder & Co Limited 16,706 0.004% 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 The shares referred to in section 9 are held in information: portfolios managed by those firms on a discretionary basis for clients under investment management agreements. 14. Contact name: Phil Hudson Company Secretary 15. Contact telephone number: 01757 612917 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END HOLQFLFXLBFXFBE -0- Oct/31/2012 16:39 GMT
Drax Group Plc DRX Holding(s) in Company
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