Atkins (WS) (ATK) - Holding(s) in Company RNS Number : 1424S Atkins (WS) PLC 27 November 2012 TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES^i 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares WS Atkins plc 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 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 Newton Investment Management Ltd. notification obligation: ^iii 4. Full name of shareholder(s) N/A (if different from 3.):^iv 5. Date of the transaction and date on 23 November 2012 which the threshold is crossed or reached: ^v 6. Date on which issuer notified: 26 November 2012 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or Crossing above 5% reached: ^vi, vii 8. Notified details: ISIN GB0000608009 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 Common Stock 4,598,248 4,598,248 5,085,117 5,085,117 N/A 5.08% N/A GB0000608009 B: Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of Expiration Exercise/ Number of voting % of voting financial date ^xiii Conversion Period ^xiv rights that may rights instrument be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted. N/A 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 rights financial price date ^xvii Conversion voting rights ^xix, xx instrument period instrument ^xviii refers to N/A Nominal Delta Total (A+B+C) Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights 5,085,117 5.08% 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: ^xxi Newton Investment Management Ltd. holds these shares as a discretionary fund manager. 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: N/A 14. Contact name: Nicholas R. Darrow 412-236-7733 15. Contact telephone number: This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END HOLBKODNABDDNDB -0- Nov/27/2012 16:35 GMT
Atkins (WS) ATK Holding(s) in Company
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