Sagentia Group PLC SAG TR-1 Notification of Major Interest in Shares

  Sagentia Group PLC (SAG) - TR-1 Notification of Major Interest in Shares

RNS Number : 0324R
Sagentia Group PLC
13 November 2012






For filings with the FSA
include the annex
For filings with issuer
exclude the annex
TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES^i
1. Identity of the issuer or the
underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting       Sagentia Group plc
rights are
attached:  ^ii
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                         √
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  Aviva plc & its subsidiaries
notification
obligation: 
^iii
                Registered Holder:

                

                BNY Norwich Union Nominees Limited 182,604*
                
4. Full name of
shareholder(s)  
(if different
from 3.):^iv    Chase (GA Group) Nominees Limited 1,092,941*

                

                *denotes direct interest

                
5. Date of the
transaction and
date on
which the       12 November 2012
threshold is
crossed or
reached: ^v
6. Date on
which issuer    13 November 2012
notified:
7. Threshold(s)
that is/are
crossed or      4% to 3% Change at Direct Interest Level
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    Indirect Direct Indirect
CODE                      Rights              ^xi       ^xii
Ordinary
Shares       1,620,000    1,620,000 1,275,545 1,275,545 Nil held 3.34%  Nil held

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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  rights
                                 ^xiv               be
                                                    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    % of voting
financial    price      date ^xvii  Conversion  voting       rights ^xix, xx
instrument                          period      rights
                                    ^xviii      instrument   
                                                refers to

                                                
                                                            Nominal   Delta

                                                



Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
1,275,545               3.34%



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


The voting rights are managed and controlled by Aviva Investors Global
Services Limited, with the following chain of controlled undertakings:-



Aviva Investors Global Services Limited:

· Aviva plc (Parent Company)

· Aviva Group Holdings Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Aviva plc)

· Aviva Investors Holdings Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Aviva
Group Holdings Limited)

· Aviva Investors Global Services Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of
Aviva Investors Holdings Limited)


Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:                    See Section 4
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             Figures are based on a total number of voting
information:               rights of 38,241,480 as per the Company's
                           Transaction in Own Shares announcement of 13
                           November 2012.
14. Contact name:           Diane Thirkettle, Aviva plc
15. Contact telephone       01603 687803
number:









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