Cookson Group PLC CKSN Holding(s) in Company

  Cookson Group PLC (CKSN) - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 4487R
Cookson Group PLC
19 November 2012






TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES



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

COOKSON GROUP PLC



2. Reason for the notification (please state Yes/No):



An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: ( YES )



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: ( )



Other (please specify) ( )



3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:



Artisan Partners Holdings LP, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Artisan
Investments GP LLC, Artisan Investment Corporation, ZFIC, Inc., Andrew A.
Ziegler, Carlene M. Ziegler



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



State Street, State Street Luxembourg, Bank of New York, Mellon Bank, Northern
Trust, JP Morgan Chase and Pictet & Cie



5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or
reached if different): 15/11/2012



6. Date on which issuer notified: 16/11/2012





7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 5%,



8. Notified details:





A: Voting rights attached to shares



Class/type of shares if possible       Situation previous to the Triggering
using the ISIN CODE                                 transaction
                                     Number of shares  Number of voting Rights
GB00B3WK5475                             9,492,987            9,492,987



Resulting situation after the triggering transaction



Class/type   Number of shares                                                              Number of voting rights                   % of voting
of shares if                                                                                                                         rights
possible
using the
ISIN CODE
                                                                                           Direct                                   Direct Indirect
                                                                                                                      Indirect
GB00B3WK5475 14,106,254  14,106,254     5.1%



B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction



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



C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial
Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction



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



Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights % of voting rights

14,106,254              5.1%



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

Artisan Partners Limited Partnership ("APLP"), a U.S. registered investment
adviser, is a limited partnership organized under the laws of the State of
Delaware on March 26, 2009. Control of APLP is vested in its general partner,
Artisan Investments GP LLC, a limited liability company organized under the
laws of the State of Delaware on March 26, 2009. Artisan Partners Holdings LP
is the sole member of Artisan Investments GP LLC, and is the sole limited
partner of Artisan Partners Limited Partnership. Control of Artisan Partners
Holdings LP (formerly named Artisan Partners Limited Partnership) is vested in
its general partner, Artisan Investment Corporation. All of the outstanding
stock of Artisan Investment Corporation is owned by ZFIC, Inc., a corporation
organized under the laws of the State of Wisconsin. Andrew A. Ziegler and
Carlene M. Ziegler each own 50% of the voting stock of ZFIC, Inc. APLP,
pursuant to advisory contracts, has the power to purchase and sell securities
on behalf of its clients and the power to vote for most clients. Persons other
than APLP are entitled to receive all dividends from, and proceeds from the
sale of, all of the securities reported hereunder.



Artisan International Value Fund ("ARTIV"), is a series of Artisan Partners
Funds Inc., a U.S. registered Investment Company. Certain officers and a
director of Artisan Partners Funds, Inc. are employees of APLP. APLP pursuant
to its advisory contract with ARTIV has the power to purchase and sell
securities on behalf of ARTIV and to vote for ARTIV. ARTIV, as of November 15,
2012, was interested in 9,591,944 shares, representing 3.4% of the 5.1%
disclosed above, of Cookson Group PLC.



Proxy Voting:



10. Name of the proxy holder: Artisan Partners Limited Partnership





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:





14. Contact name:

RACHEL FELL, DEPUTY SECRETARY, COOKSON GROUP PLC



15. Contact telephone number:

+ 44 (0)20 7822 0000



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