Dixons Retail PLC DXNS Holding(s) in Company

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

RNS Number : 7991Q
Dixons Retail PLC
09 November 2012






TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES^i
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer          Dixons Retail Plc
of existing shares to which voting rights are
attached:  ^ii                                              GB0000472455
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         Norges Bank
notification obligation:  ^iii
4. Full name of shareholder(s)                   N/A
(if different from 3.):^iv
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or                6 November 2012
reached: ^v
6. Date on which issuer notified:                8 November 2012
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or           3%
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

if possible  Number           Number       Number      Number of voting     % of voting
using        of               of           of shares   rights               rights ^x
the ISIN     Shares           Voting       Direct      Direct ^xi  Indirect Direct Indirect
CODE                          Rights                               ^xii


            111,736,270      111,736,270  107,299,470 107,299,470          2.97%

GB0000472455
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 ^xiv      rights that may   rights
                                                              be
                                                              acquired if the
                                                              instrument is
                                                              exercised/
                                                              converted.
N/A                N/A            N/A                         N/A               N/A
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 rights
financial     price      date ^xvii Conversion      rights instrument   ^xix, xx
instrument                          period ^xviii   refers to
                                                                        
                                                    
                                                    
                                                                        Nominal      Delta
N/A           N/A        N/A        N/A             N/A
                                                                        N/A          N/A
                                                    
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                             Percentage of voting rights
107,299,470                                         2.97%



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


N/A
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:                                 Norges Bank
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



                     This information is provided by RNS
           The company news service from the London Stock Exchange

END


HOLUGGQGGUPPGCB -0- Nov/09/2012 14:21 GMT
 
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.