Rockhopper Exp plc RKH Holding(s) in Company

  Rockhopper Exp plc (RKH) - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 8060R
Rockhopper Exploration plc
22 November 2012




TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES^i
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are          ROCKHOPPER EXPLORATION
attached:  ^ii
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     Ignis Investment Services Limited
notification obligation:  ^iii
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):^iv
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or                       21/11/2012
reached: ^v
6. Date on which issuer notified:                       22/11/2012
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                      5%
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
            Number        Number       Number   Number of voting  % of voting
if possible of            of           of       rights            rights ^x
using       Shares        Voting       shares
the ISIN                  Rights       Direct   Direct Indirect   Direct   Indirect
CODE                                            ^xi    ^xii
B0FVQX2                                                13,222,976          4.65%
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 be  rights
                                 ^xiv               acquired if the
                                                    instrument is
                                                    exercised/
                                                    converted.
CfD's                                               1,245,120           0.44%
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 voting     % of voting
financial    price        date ^xvii Conversion rights instrument    rights ^xix,
instrument                           period     refers to            xx
                                     ^xviii
                                                                    
                                                                    Nominal Delta

                                                
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                     Percentage of voting rights
14,468,096                                  5.09%



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


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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:      Percentage calculation based on Issued Share
                                 Capital of 284,197,754
14. Contact name:                Investment Operations
15. Contact telephone number:    0141 222 8158



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