Kingfisher PLC KGF Holding(s) in Company

  Kingfisher PLC (KGF) - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 8989Q
Kingfisher PLC
12 November 2012






TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES



1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing  
shares to which voting rights are attached:
                                                                KINGFISHER PLC



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          
notification obligation:
                                                  The Capital Group Companies,
                                                 Inc.
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 
3.):
                                                  See schedule A

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

6. Date on which issuer notified:                 

                                                 9 November 2012
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:   

                                                 Above 4%



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 voting  % of voting
using          of          of         of shares         rights            rights
the ISIN CODE  Shares      Voting
                           Rights     Direct Indirect   Direct Indirect   Direct Indirect
Ordinary                                                                     
Shares         92,290,249
                           92,290,249        96,465,249        96,465,249        4.0711%
(GB0033195214)



B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial Expiration Exercise/  Number of voting      % of voting
instrument        date       Conversion rights that may be    rights
                             Period     acquired if the
                                        instrument is
                                        exercised/ converted.

                                        
N/A



C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial
Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of       Exercise   Expiration   Exercise/   Number of    % of voting
financial     price      date         Conversion  voting       rights
instrument                            period      rights
                                                  instrument   
                                                  refers to
                                                               Nominal  Delta

N/A                                                                      



Total (A+B+C)


Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
96,465,249             4.0711%



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:             

                             David Morris

                              Assistant Company Secretary
15. Contact telephone number: 

                             0207 644 1230









Schedule A





As of 8 November 2012



Kingfisher plc





                                    Number of Shares Percentage of Outstanding
                                                   

The Capital Group Companies, Inc.   96,465,249       4.071%
("CG") holdings




Holdings by CG Management Companies
and Funds:


                                                   

· Capital Research and           96,465,249       4.071%
Management Company









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