PZ CUSSONS PLC PZC Holding(s) in Company

  PZ CUSSONS PLC (PZC) - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 8737R
PZ CUSSONS PLC
23 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             PZ Cussons PLC
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   Prudential plc group of companies
notification obligation:  ^iii
4. Full name of shareholder(s)                   See attached schedule
(if different from 3.):^iv
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or                  19 November 2012
reached: ^v
6. Date on which issuer notified:                  20 November 2012
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                See item 13
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 ^xi Indirect  Direct   Indirect
CODE                       Rights                             ^xii
                                                                                  

GB00B19Z1432  49,382,214    49,382,214  49,602,473 48,515,145 1,087,328  11.31%   0.25%

                                                                                    
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 ^xiv rights that may be   rights
                                                         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 voting rights % of voting
financial     price        date ^xvii  Conversion  instrument refers to    rights ^xix,
instrument                             period                              xx
                                       ^xviii      
                                                                           
                                                                          Nominal Delta

                                                              
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                       Percentage of voting rights
49,602,473                                    11.56%



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


Prudential plc (parent Company)

M&G Group Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of Prudential plc)

M&G Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of M&G Group Limited)

M&G Investment Management Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of M&G Limited)

M&G Securities Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of M&G Limited)
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:                                    N/A
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease              N/A
to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold                N/A
voting rights:
13. Additional             
information:
                           M&G Securities Limited (wholly owned subsidiary of
                           M&G Limited) has moved from a 10% to a 11%
                           notifiable interest triggering this notification.

                           
                           James Todd / Mark Thomas
14. Contact name:
                           M&G Investment Management Limited
15. Contact telephone      020 7548 2293 / 020 7548 3266
number:



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