For filings with the FSA include the annex For filings with issuer exclude the annex TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are Spectris PLC attached:ii 2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes): An acquisition or disposal of voting rights Yes 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 Yes qualifying financial instruments An event changing the breakdown of voting rights Other (please specify): 3. Full name of person(s) subject to the BlackRock, Inc. 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 8th March 2013 reached:v 6. Date on which issuer notified: 11th March 2013 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or Holding has gone above 10% 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 rights if possible of of of shares rights x using Shares Voting the ISIN Rights Direct Direct xi Indirect Direct Indirect CODE xii GB0003308607 10,467,031 10,467,031 N/A N/A 10,615,384 N/A 9.04% B: Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of Expiration Exercise/ Number of voting % of voting financial date xiii Conversion Period rights that may be rights instrument xiv 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, xx instrument period xviii Nominal Delta CFD 1,160,453 0.99% 0.99% Total (A+B+C) Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights 11,775,837 10.03% 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 - 11,775,837 (10.03%) 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: BlackRock Regulatory Threshold Reporting Team 13. Additional information: 14. Contact name: Andrew Manchester 15. Contact telephone number: 020 7743 5773 Note: Annex should only be submitted to the FSA not the issuer Annex: Notification of major interests in sharesxxii A: Identity of the persons or legal entity subject to the notification obligation Full name (including legal form of legal entities) BlackRock, Inc. Contact address 12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N (registered office for legal entities) 2DL Phone number & email 020 7743 5773; firstname.lastname@example.org Other useful information (at least legal representative for legal persons) Andrew Manchester B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable Full name Robert Martin, Deputy Company Secretary Contact address Spectris plc, Heritage House, Church Road, Egham, Surrey, TW20 9QD Phone number & email 01784 470 470 Other useful information (e.g. functional relationship with the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation) C: Additional information For notes on how to complete form TR-1 please see the FSA website. END -0- Mar/12/2013 09:28 GMT
SPECTRIS PLC: Holding(s) in Company
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