TATE: Tate & Lyle PLC: Holding(s) in Company

  TATE: Tate & Lyle PLC: Holding(s) in Company

UK Regulatory Announcement

LONDON

For filings with the FSA include the annex             
For filings with issuer exclude the annex

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES^i
                                                               
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer               Tate & Lyle
of existing shares to which voting rights are                    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            Schroders plc
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                    16 May 2013
reached: ^v
6. Date on which issuer notified:                    17 May 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or               Below 5%
reached: ^vi, vii

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares ^viii, ix
Class/type       Situation previous
of             to the triggering                 Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
shares           transaction

if possible      Number            Number          Number      Number of voting     % of voting rights
using            of                 of              of shares    rights                ^x
the ISIN         Shares             Voting          Direct       Direct  Indirect     Direct   Indirect
CODE                                Rights                       ^xi      ^xii
Ordinary
                 27,325,695         24,020,144      26,326,345   N/A      23,284,299   N/A       4.993%
GB0008754136

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
                                                                      Number of voting
Type of financial          Expiration       Exercise/                 rights that may be      % of voting
instrument                date ^xiii      Conversion Period ^xiv   acquired if the        rights
                                                                      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 financial   Exercise        Expiration   Exercise/       Number of voting         % of voting
instrument         price           date ^xvii  Conversion      rights instrument       rights ^xix, xx
                                                 period ^xviii   refers to
                                                                                     Nominal  Delta
                                                                                                   

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                                    Percentage of voting rights
23,284,299                                                  4.993%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: ^xxi
Schroder Investment Management Limited 20,921,397 4.486%

Schroders Channel Islands Limited 175,989 0.038%

Schroder Investment Management (Hong Kong) Limited 96,269 0.021%

Nissay Schroders Asset Management Europe Limited 165,200 0.035%

Schroder & Co Limited 1,925,444 0.413%

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:

                          The shares referred to in section 9 are held in
13. Additional           portfolios managed by those firms on a discretionary
information:              basis for clients under investment management
                          agreements.
14. Contact name:         Liz Friedman
15. Contact telephone     020 7658 6000
number:
                          Lucie Gilbert
Listed Company Contact
name:                     Company Secretary

                          020 7257 2100

Note: Annex should only be submitted to the FSA not the issuer
Annex: Notification of major interests in shares^xxii
                                                                            
A: Identity of the persons or legal entity subject to the notification
obligation
Full name
                                                                             
(including legal form of legal entities)
Contact address
                                                                             
(registered office for legal entities)
Phone number & email                                                         
Other useful information
                                                                             
(at least legal representative for legal persons)
                                                                            
B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable
Full name                                                                    
Contact address                                                              
Phone number & email                                                         
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.

Contact:

Tate & Lyle PLC
 
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