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 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END HOLGGGMWGUPPGGB -0- Nov/19/2012 11:40 GMT
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