Smith (DS) PLC (SMDS) - Holding(s) in Company RNS Number : 9360R Smith (DS) PLC 23 November 2012 TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES (i) 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: (ii) DS Smith Plc 2. Reason for the notification (please mark as appropriate): 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 notification obligation: (iii) Legal & General Group Plc (Group) Legal & General Investment Management Limited (LGIM) 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.): (iv) Legal & General Group Plc (L&G) 5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached:(v) 21 November 2012 6. Date on which issuer notified: 23 November 2012 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: (vi) (vii) Group (Below 5%) LGIM (Below 5%) 8. Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares (viii)(ix) Class/type of shares if possible using Situation previous to the triggering the ISIN CODE transaction Number of Shares Number of Voting Rights GB0008220112 46,401,300 (As of 12/11/2012) Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Class/type of shares if Number of Number of voting rights % of voting rights possible using the ISIN shares (x) CODE Direct (xi) Indirect Direct Indirect (xii) Below 5% B: Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of Expiration Exercise/Conversion Number of voting rights % of financial date (xiii) Period (xiv) that may be acquired if voting instrument the instrument is rights exercised/ converted. C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments (xv)( xvi) Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of financial Exercise Expiration Exercise/ Number of % of voting instrument voting rights rights (xix) price date (xvii) Conversion (xx) instrument period refers to (xviii) Nominal Delta Total (A+B+C) Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights Below 5% 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: ^(^xxi) Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) (Group) ( Below 5% = Total Position) Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (LGIMH) (Direct and Indirect) (Below 5% = Total Position) Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect) (LGIM) ( Below 5%= Total Position) Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) ( 36,018,834 -3.89% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC) Legal & General Investment Management Legal & General Insurance Holdings (Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD) (PMC) Limited (Direct) (LGIH) Legal & General Assurance (Pensions Legal & General Assurance Society Management) Limited (PMC) (PMC) Limited (LGAS & LGPL) Legal & General Pensions Limited (Direct) (LGPL) 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: Notification using the total voting rights figure of 927,044,708 14. Contact name: Angela Hayter (LGIM) 15. Contact telephone number: 020 3124 3851 Identity of the notifier, if applicable (xvii) Full name: Matthew Jowett Contact address: DS Smith Plc, Beech House, Whitebrook Park, Maidenhead SL6 8XY Phone number: 01628 583400 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END HOLQXLFLLFFZFBE -0- Nov/23/2012 16:46 GMT
Smith (DS) PLC SMDS Holding(s) in Company
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