Smith & Nephew Plc (SN.) - Holding(s) in Company RNS Number : 3517Q Smith & Nephew Plc 05 November 2012 TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES^i 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are Smith & Nephew plc attached: ^ii 2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes): An acquisition or disposal of voting rights X 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): 3. Full name of person(s) subject to the Invesco Limited notification obligation: ^iii 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):^iv 5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or 02 November 2012 reached: ^v 6. Date on which issuer notified: 05 November 2012 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or 12%, 11% reached: ^vi, vii 8. Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares ^viii, ix Class/type of Situation previous Resulting situation after the triggering shares to the triggering transaction transaction if possible Number Number Number Number of voting % of voting using of of of rights rights ^x the ISIN CODE Shares Voting shares Rights Direct Direct Indirect Direct Indirect ^xi ^xii ORD USD0.20 108,185,068 108,185,068 107,823,255 11.96% GB0009223206 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. 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 ^xviii Nominal Delta Total (A+B+C) Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights 107,823,255 11.96% 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: ^xxi Invesco Advisers Inc - 12,638,113 Invesco Canada Ltd & Invesco Advisers Inc - 804,338 Invesco Asset Management Limited - 21,252,012 Invesco Asset Management Japan Ltd - 85,801 Invesco Asset Management Ltd & Invesco Asset Management Japan Ltd - 166,996 Invesco Fund Managers Ltd - 69,853,401 Invesco Asset Management Ltd & Invesco Asset Management Ireland - 93,147 Invesco Asset Management GmbH (Germany) - 51,233 Invesco PowerShares Capital Management Ireland - 25,249 Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC - 18,530 ADR's Ratio 1:5: Invesco Advisers Inc - 2,189,290 Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC - 645,145 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: 14. Contact name: Sam Edwards 15. Contact telephone number: 01491 416381 Susan Swabey Company Secretary Smith & Nephews plc Tel: +44 (0)20 7401 7646 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END HOLEALFSEFEAFFF -0- Nov/05/2012 14:11 GMT
Smith & Nephew Plc SN. Holding(s) in Company
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