Burberry Group PLC BRBY Holding(s) in Company

  Burberry Group PLC (BRBY) - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 7814Q
Burberry Group PLC
09 November 2012

TR-1: Notification of Major Interests in Shares
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of   Burberry Group plc
existing shares to which voting rights are attached:
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      The Capital Group Companies,
notification obligation:                                    Inc.

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if                   See Schedule A
different from 3.):

5. Date of the transaction and date on              7 November 2012
which the threshold is crossed reached:

6. Date on which the issuer notified:               8 November 2012

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                     8%

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of Situation previous to Resulting situation after the triggering
shares If     the Triggering        transaction
possible      transaction
using the     Number of  Number of  Number of shares  Number of voting  % of voting
ISIN CODE     shares     voting                       rights            rights
                         rights     Direct Indirect   Direct Indirect   Direct Indirect
              35,334,966 35,334,966        35,458,691        35,458,691        8.0243%

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of    Expiration Exercise/Conversion Number of voting rights that  % of
financial  date       Period              may be acquired if the        voting
instrument                                instrument is                 rights

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of      Exercise   Expiration   Exercise/    Number of    % of voting
financial    price      date         Conversion   voting       rights
instrument                           period       rights
                                     ^xviii       instrument   
                                                  refers to

                                                              Nominal  Delta


Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights % of voting rights
      35,458,691             8.0243%

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

See Schedule A

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:             Christopher Aquino

15. Contact telephone number:   (213) 615-0469

As of 7 November 2012

Burberry Group plc

                                       Number of shares Percent of outstanding
The Capital Group of Companies, Inc.         35,458,691                 8.024%
("CG") holdings

Holdings by CG Management Companies
and Funds:
· Capital Guardian Trust Company            233,000                 0.053%
· Capital International Limited             142,600                 0.032%
· Capital International Sarl                170,700                 0.039%
· Capital International Inc.                395,700                 0.090%
· Capital Research and Management        34,516,691                 7.811%
· New Perspective Fund, Inc.













                                  Schedule A

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