TR-1(i): NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES (1). Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached (ii): BlackRock Hedge Selector Ltd - UK Emerging Companies (2). Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes): An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: ( ) An acquisition or disposal of 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: (X) Other (please specify) : ( ) (3). Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation (iii): BlackRock, Inc (4). Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) (iv): N/A (5). Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached (v): 20th April 2011 (6). Date on which issuer notified: 16th January 2013 (7). Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: Holding has gone below 29% (8). Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares (viii, ix) Class/type of shares (if possible using the ISIN code): UK Emerging Companies Shares: JE00B42J3Y72 Situation previous to the triggering transaction: Number of Shares: 13,840,000* Number of Voting rights: 13,840,000* Resulting situation after the triggering transaction: Number of shares: Direct: N/A Number of voting rights*: Direct (xi): N/A Indirect (xii): 16,608,000 % of voting rights (x): Direct: N/A Indirect: 28.92% * Situation previous was based on a total of 46,158,952 voting rights issued and Resulting situation is based on change in voting rights in the UK Emerging Companies Share Class from 1 to 1.2 votes per share effective from 1 January 2011, and an increase in the Company's issued share capital resulting in total voting rights of 57,423,352 in issue. B. Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction: Type of financial instrument: Expiration date (xiii): Exercise/Conversion Period (xiv): Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted: % of voting rights: C. Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi Resulting situation after the triggering transaction: Type of financial instrument: N/A Exercise price: N/A Expiration date (xvii): N/A Exercise/Conversion period (xviii): N/A Number of voting rights instrument refers to: N/A % of voting rights (xix, xx): Nominal: Delta: Total (A + B + C): Number of voting rights: 16,608,000 % of voting rights: 28.92% (9). Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable (xxi): BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited - 16,608,000 (28.92%) Proxy Voting: (10). Name of the proxy holder: N/A (11). Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: N/A (12). Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: N/A (13). Additional information: BlackRock Threshold Reporting Team (14). Contact name: Mrs Sarah Beynsberger For BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited Company Secretary (15). Contact telephone number: 020 7743 2639 16 January 2013 END -0- Jan/17/2013 17:01 GMT
BLACKROCK HEDGE SELECTOR LTD: Holding(s) in Company
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