G4S plc UK : G4S plc UK : Holding(s) in Company 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 of existing shares to which voting rights are G4S 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 William H Gates III notification obligation:^iii 4. Full name of shareholder(s) Cascade Investment, L.L.C. (if different from 3.):^iv Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust 5. Date of the transaction and date on 6 June 2013 which the threshold is crossed or reached:^v 6. Date on which issuer notified: 7 June 2013 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or Above 3% reached: ^vi, vii 8. Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares^viii, ix Class/type of Situation previous Resulting situation after the triggering shares to the triggering transaction transaction if possible Number Number Number Number of voting % of voting using of of of rights rights ^x the ISIN CODE Shares Voting shares Rights Direct Direct Indirect Direct Indirect ^xi ^xii Ordinary Shares 38,754,565 38,754,565 45,224,081 3.2% GB00B01FLG62 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 rights that may be rights ^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 % of voting financial price date ^xvii Conversion rights instrument rights ^xix, instrument period refers to xx ^xviii Nominal Delta Total (A+B+C) Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights 45,224,081 3.23% 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: ^xxi Cascade Investment, L.L.C. - 1.6% voting rights Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust - 1.6% voting rights 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: 13. Additional information: 14. Contact name: Peter David, Company Secretary 15. Contact telephone number: + 44(0)1293 554584 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: G4S plc UK via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1708246
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