Hunting PLC HTG Notification of Major Interest in Shares

  Hunting PLC (HTG) - Notification of Major Interest in Shares

RNS Number : 2601Q
Hunting PLC
02 November 2012




For Immediate Release 2 November 2012



                                 Hunting PLC

                                      

                   Notification of Major Interest in Shares



1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are                  Hunting PLC
attached:
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 which
voting rights are attached
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic         YES
effect to qualifying financial instruments
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
Other (please specify):
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the                 BlackRock, Inc.
notification obligation:
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or                      1^st November 2012
reached:
6. Date on which issuer notified:                      2^nd November 2012
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or              Holding has gone below 5%
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       % of voting
using         of            of           of       voting          rights
the ISIN CODE Shares        Voting       shares   rights
                            Rights       Direct   Direct Indirect Direct   Indirect
GB0004478896  7,147,738     7,147,738    N/A      N/A    N/A      N/A      Below 5%
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial   Expiration     Exercise/          Number of voting  % of voting
instrument          date           Conversion Period  rights that may   rights
                                                      be
                                                      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 voting   % of voting
financial      price        date       Conversion rights instrument  rights
instrument                             period     refers to
                                                                     
                                                  
                                                                     Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                           Percentage of voting rights
N/A                                               Below 5%



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


BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited - N/A (Below 5%)
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:          BlackRock Regulatory Threshold Reporting
                                     Team
14. Contact name:                    Wayne Powell
15. Contact telephone number:        020 7743 2216



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