IRSH: Elan Corporation plc: Holding(s) in Company

  IRSH: Elan Corporation plc: Holding(s) in Company

UK Regulatory Announcement

DUBLIN

                              STANDARD FORM TR-1

   VOTING RIGHTS ATTACHED TO SHARES– ARTICLE 12(1) OF DIRECTIVE 2004/109/EC

FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS – ARTICLE 11(3) OF THE COMMISSION DIRECTIVE 2007/14/EC^i

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which
voting rights are attached ^ ii: Elan Corporation plc

2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

[X] an acquisition or disposal of voting rights

[ ] an acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in
the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

[ ] an event changing the breakdown of voting rights

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation^iii: Invesco
Limited

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
reached^v:

08 November 2012

6. Date on which issuer notified; 09 November 2012

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

8. Notified details:

A) Voting rights attached to shares
               Situation previous to
Class/type    the Triggering            Resulting situation after the triggering transaction^vii
of shares      transaction ^vi
(if possible                 Number of    Number                                  % of voting
using the      Number of    Voting       of        Number of voting rights^xi  rights
ISIN CODE)     Shares^viii   rights^ix    shares^x
                                          Direct     Direct^xii  Indirect^xiii   Direct  Indirect
Ord Euro.05    53,700,933    53,700,933                         53,068,490              8.97%
IE0003072950                                                                         
SUBTOTAL A
(based on
aggregate      53,700,933    53,700,933             53,068,490                   8.97%
voting
rights)

B) Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction^xiv
                                                 Number of voting
Type of       Expiration   Exercise/Conversion   rights that may be    % of
financial    Date^xv     Period/ Date^xvi     acquired if the      voting
instrument                                       instrument is         rights
                                                 exercised/converted
                                                                   
                                                                   
                           SUBTOTAL B (in
                           relation to all                            
                           expiration dates)

Total (A+B)  number of voting rights  % of voting rights
53,068,490    53,068,490                8.97%

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

Invesco Asset Management (Japan) Ltd – 79,012

Invesco Asset Management Gmbh (Germany) – 34,888

Invesco Asset Management Ltd ADR’s 1:1 - 2,637,000

Invesco Fund Managers Limited ADR’s 1:1 – 48,933,130

Invesco Advisers Inc ADR’s 1:1 – 1,173,553

Invesco Asset Management Ireland & Invesco Advisers Inc. ADR’s 1:1 – 121,980

Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC ADR’s – 84,714

Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC – 1,427

Invesco PowerShares Capital Management Ireland – 434

Stein Roe – 2,352

10. In case of proxy voting:  [name of the proxy holder] will cease to hold
[number] voting rights as of [date].

11. Additional information:

Done at [place] on [date].

^i This form is to be sent to the issuer or underlying issuer and to be filed
with the competent authority.

^ii Either the full name of the legal entity or another method for identifying
the issuer or underlying issuer, provided it is reliable and accurate.

^iii This should be the full name of (a) the shareholder; (b) the natural
person or legal entity acquiring, disposing of or exercising voting rights in
the cases provided for in Article 10 (b) to (h) of Directive 2004/109/EC; (c)
all the parties to the agreement referred to in Article 10 (a) of that
Directive, or (d) the holder of financial instruments entitled to acquire
shares already issued to which voting rights are attached, as appropriate.

In relation to the transactions referred to in points (b) to (h) of Article 10
of that Directive, the following list is provided as indication of the persons
who should be mentioned:

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (b) of Article 10 of that Directive,
the natural person or legal entity that acquires the voting rights and is
entitled to exercise them under the agreement and the natural person or legal
entity who is transferring temporarily for consideration the voting rights;

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (c) of Article 10 of that Directive,
the natural person or legal entity holding the collateral, provided the person
or entity controls the voting rights and declares its intention of exercising
them, and natural person or legal entity lodging the collateral under these
conditions;

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (d) of Article 10 of that Directive,
the natural person or legal entity who has a life interest in shares if that
person or entity is entitled to exercise the voting rights attached to the
shares and the natural person or legal entity who is disposing of the voting
rights when the life interest is created;

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (e) of Article 10 of that Directive,
the controlling natural person or legal entity and, provided it has a
notification duty at an individual level under Article 9, under letters (a) to
(d) of Article 10 of that Directive or under a combination of any of those
situations, the controlled undertaking;

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (f) of Article 10 of that Directive,
the deposit taker of the shares, if he can exercise the voting rights attached
to the shares deposited with him at his discretion, and the depositor of the
shares allowing the deposit taker to exercise the voting rights at his
discretion;

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (g) of Article 10 of that Directive,
the natural person or legal entity that controls the voting rights;

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (h) of Article 10 of that Directive,
the proxy holder, if he can exercise the voting rights at his discretion, and
the shareholder who has given his proxy to the proxy holder allowing the
latter to exercise the voting rights at his discretion.

^iv Applicable in the cases provided for in Article 10 (b) to (h) of Directive
2004/109/EC. This should be the full name of the shareholder who is the
counterparty to the natural person or legal entity referred to in Article 10
of that Directive unless the holdings of the shareholder would be lower than
5% of the total number of voting rights.

^v The date of the transaction should normally be, in the case of an on
exchange transaction, the date on which the matching of orders occurs; in the
case of an off exchange transaction, date of the entering into an agreement.

The date on which threshold is crossed should normally be the date on which
the acquisition, disposal or possibility to exercise voting rights takes
effect. For passive crossings, the date when the corporate event took effect.

^vi Please refer to the situation disclosed in the previous notification. In
case the situation previous to the triggering transaction was below 3%, please
state "below 3%".

^vii If the holding has fallen below the minimum threshold, the notifying
party should not be obliged to disclose the extent of the holding, only that
the new holding is below 3%.

For the case provided for in Article 10(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC, there
should be no disclosure of individual holdings per party to the agreement
unless a party individually crosses or reaches an Article 9 threshold. This
applies upon entering into, introducing changes to or terminating an
agreement.

^viii To be used in Member States where applicable.

^ix Direct and indirect.

^x To be used in Member States where applicable.

^xi In case of combined holdings of shares with voting rights attached "direct
holding" and voting rights "indirect holding", please split the voting rights
number and percentage into the direct and indirect columns – if there is no
combined holdings, please leave the relevant box blank.

^xii Voting rights attached to shares held by the notifying party (Article 9
of Directive 2004/109/EC).

^xiii Voting rights held by the notifying party independently of any holding
of shares (Article 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC).

^xiv If the holding has fallen below the minimum threshold, the notifying
party should not be obliged to disclose the extent of the holding, only that
the new holding is below 3%.

^xv Date of maturity/expiration of the financial instrument i.e. the date when
right to acquire shares ends.

^xvi If the financial instrument has such a period – please specify this
period – for example once every 3 months starting from [date].

^xvii The notification should include the name(s) of the controlled
undertakings through which the voting rights are held. The notification should
also include the amount of voting rights and the percentage held by each
controlled undertaking, insofar as individually the controlled undertaking
holds 3% or more, and insofar as the notification by the parent undertaking is
intended to cover the notification obligations of the controlled undertaking.

Contact:

Elan Corporation plc
 
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