Restaurant Group PLC RTN Holding(s) in Company

  Restaurant Group PLC (RTN) - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 1506R
Restaurant Group PLC
14 November 2012











TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES



1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer   The Restaurant Group Plc
of 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 notification Prudential plc group of
obligation:                                           companies


4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from     See attached schedule
3.):


5. Date of the transaction and date on which the      12 November 2012
threshold is crossed or reached:


6. Date on which issuer notified:                     13 November 2012


7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:       See Item 13





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      Direct      Indirect Direct Indirect
GB00B0YG1K06 11,102,625 11,102,625 11,072,625 11,072,625 0       5.52%  0



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.

                                        



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

                                                                          



Total (A+B+C)


Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
11,072,625             5.52%



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


Prudential plc (parent company)

M&G Group Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Prudential plc)

M&G Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of M&G Limited)

M&G Investment Management Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of M&G Limited)

The Prudential Assurance Company Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of
Prudential plc)



Proxy Voting:


10. Name of the proxy holder:                                    N/A


11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:     N/A


12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: N/A





13. Additional information: As per 5.1.2, the non-exempt holdings for
                            prudential plc have moved from 5% to 4% triggering
                           this notification

                            

                            The Prudential Assurance Company Limited (a wholly
                            owned subsidiary of Prudential Plc) has moved
                            below a 5% notifiable interest triggering this
                            notification.
14. Contact name:           Jamed Todd/ Mark Thomas

                           M&G Investment Management Limited)
15. Contact telephone       020 7548 2293 / 020 7548 3266
number:











                                      

                        Notifiable Position Report for

                               Restaurant Group

                            As at 12 November 2012





Percentage holdings are calculated using 200,281,132 Total Voting Rights



               Registered Holder  Holding    Voting Rights % Voting Total
                                                           Rights   Notifiable
                                                                    Interest
Prudentail plc                               11,072,625        5.52
Holding type :
    Direct
               PRUCLT HSBC GIS     9,744,529     9,744,529
               NOM(UK) PAC AC
               PRUCLT HSBC GIS       268,660       268,660
               NOM(UK) PPL AC
               STATE STREET NOMS      50,520        50,520
               LTD A/C GMIF
               STATE STREET NOMS   1,008,916     1,008,916
               LTD A/C GMIR
                      Sub Total : 11,072,625    11,072,625
M&G Group                                       11,072,625     5.52
Limited
               PRUCLT HSBC GIS     9,744,529     9,744,529
               NOM(UK) PAC AC
               PRUCLT HSBC GIS       268,660       268,660
               NOM(UK) PPL AC
               STATE STREET NOMS      50,520        50,520
               LTD A/C GMIF
               STATE STREET NOMS   1,008,916     1,008,916
               LTD A/C GMIR
M&G Investment Management Limited               11,022,105     5.50
               PRUCLT HSBC GIS     9,744,529     9,744,529
               NOM(UK) PAC AC
               PRUCLT HSBC GIS       268,660       268,660
               NOM(UK) PPL AC
               STATE STREET NOMS   1,008,916     1,008,916
               LTD A/C GMIR
M&G Limited                                     11,022,105     5.52
               PRUCLT HSBC GIS     9,744,529     9,744,529
               NOM(UK) PAC AC
               PRUCLT HSBC GIS       268,660       268,660
               NOM(UK) PPL AC
               STATE STREET NOMS      50,520        50,520
               LTD A/C GMIF
               STATE STREET NOMS   1,008,916     1,008,916
               LTD A/C GMIR
The Prudential Assurance Company                10,013,189     4.99
Limited
               PRUCLT HSBC GIS     9,744,529     9,744,529
               NOM(UK) PAC AC
               PRUCLT HSBC GIS       268,660       268,660
               NOM(UK) PPL AC



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