Paddy Power plc PAP Holding in Company

  Paddy Power plc (PAP) - Holding in Company

RNS Number : 4556R
Paddy Power plc
19 November 2012








TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares



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



2: Reason for notification (yes/no)
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                Yes
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may
result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights  No
are attached
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to  No
qualifying financial instruments
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                           No
Other (please specify):                                                   No



3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification                    Standard Life Investments
                                                    Ltd
 obligation:
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from   Vidacos Nominees
3.):
5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the
threshold                                          16 November 2012

 is crossed or reached):
6. Date on which issuer notified:                   19 November 2012
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:     Increased above 7%



8: Notified Details
A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of share If possible use ISIN code    IE0002588105

Situation previous to the triggering transaction
Number of shares                                  Number of voting rights
3,427,597                                         3,427,597

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number of shares                 Number of voting rights       Percentage of
                                                               voting rights
                                    Direct         Indirect  Direct  Indirect
3,437,236                           795,535       2,641,701   1.62%    5.38%





B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
 Type of   Expiration  Exercise/  No. of voting rights that may be  Percentage
financial     date    conversion              acquired              of voting
instrument            period/date        (if the instrument           rights
                                        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
3,437,236               7.00%









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



Proxy Voting:


10. Name of the proxy holder:


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 information:


14. Contact name:             GIOS@standardlife.com
                              Standard Life Investments Ltd

15. Contact telephone number:
                              (0131) 245 6565










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