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Pure Wafer PLC PUR Holding(s) in Company

  Pure Wafer PLC (PUR) - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 7304R
Pure Wafer PLC
21 November 2012






TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES^i
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying
issuer                                            Pure Wafer plc
of existing shares to which voting 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      CHANGE TO THE NUMBER OF VOTING RIGHTS IN ISSUE                   √
specify):
3. Full name
of person(s)
subject to the Aviva plc & its subsidiaries
notification
obligation: 
^iii
               Registered Holder:

               

               BNY (Nominees) Limited 613,899*

               

               BNY Norwich Union Nominees Limited
               749,189*

               

4. Full name   Chase (GA Group) Nominees Limited 1,212,925*
of
shareholder(s) 
(if different
from 3.):^iv   Chase Nominees Limited  2,061,952*

               

               Vidacos Nominees Limited 406,046*

               

               *denotes direct interest

               

               Vidacos Nominees Limited 8,139,930

               
5. Date of the
transaction
and date on
which the      20 November 2012
threshold is
crossed or
reached: ^v
6. Date on
which issuer   21 November 2012
notified:
7.
Threshold(s)
that is/are    5% to <5% Change at Combined Interest Level
crossed or
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     Direct       Direct
Shares                              13,183,941 5,044,011 8,139,930 1.88%  3.04%
             6,755,369    6,755,369
GB00B02QYY79
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 rights ^xix, xx
instrument                         period      instrument
                                   ^xviii      refers to     

                                               
                                                            Nominal   Delta

                                               
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                        Percentage of voting rights
13,183,941                                     4.92%



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 267,907,925 as per the Company's Result
                           of AGM & General Meeting Announcement of 14
                           November 2012.
14. Contact name:           Neil Whittaker, Aviva plc
15. Contact telephone       01603 684420
number:





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