NFC: Next Fifteen Comm: Holding(s) in Company

  NFC: Next Fifteen Comm: Holding(s) in Company

UK Regulatory Announcement

LONDON

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying
issuer                                             Next Fifteen
of existing shares to which voting rights are       Communications Group Plc
attached: ^ ii
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
                                                                     X
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                 
                                                                     
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      FIL Limited
notification obligation: ^ iii
4. Full name of shareholder(s)                 See Section 9
(if different from 3.):^iv
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or              06 December 2013
reached: ^v
6. Date on which issuer notified:              09 December 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or         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
shares         transaction                        transaction

if possible    Number            Number          Number     Number of voting    % of voting rights
using          of                 of              of shares   rights               ^x
the ISIN       Shares             Voting          Indirect    Direct  Indirect    Direct   Indirect
CODE                              Rights                      ^xi      ^xii
GB0030026057   2,848,160          2,848,160       3,098,160           3,098,160            5.18%


B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
                                                                   Number of voting
                                          Exercise/                rights that may be
Type of financial       Expiration      Conversion Period       acquired if the       % of voting
instrument               date ^xiii       ^xiv                     instrument is          rights
                                                                   exercised/
                                                                   converted.
                                                                                      

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments ^xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of                                        Exercise/      Number of voting
financial        Exercise        Expiration  Conversion     rights instrument      % of voting
instrument        price           date ^xvii   period         refers to               rights ^xix, xx
                                               ^xviii
                                                                                 Nominal  Delta
                                                                                               

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                                  Percentage of voting rights
3,098,160                                                 5.18%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or
the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: ^xxi
Custodian

Advisor

Total



JP MORGAN, BOURNEMOUTH (C)

FII-FIL INVESTMENTS INTERNATIONAL

813,022





FILUK-FIL INVESTMENT SERVICES (UK) LIMITED

2,285,138



Grand Total



3,098,160

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:                            FIL Limited
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will             250,000
acquire:
12. Date on which proxy holder will acquire voting        06 December 2013
rights:

13. Additional information:           None
14. Contact name:                      Nina Collomosse
                                       
15. Contact telephone number:
                                       fil-regreporting@fil.com, 01737 837092


                                                        
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer        Next Fifteen
of existing shares to which voting rights are             Communications 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          NO
to which voting rights are attached
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar                NO
economic effect to qualifying financial instruments
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                      N/A
Other (please specify):                                             
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the          River and Mercantile Asset
notification obligation: ^ iii                     Management LLP
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                  6^th December 2013
reached: ^v
6. Date on which issuer notified:                  9^th December 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or             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
GB0030026057   3,070,549        3,070,549       2,820,549   2,820,549   NA         4.72%     NA


B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
                                                                   Number of voting
Type of                                                            rights that may be
financial            Expiration       Exercise/                 acquired if the       % of voting
instrument            date ^xiii        Conversion Period ^xiv     instrument is          rights
                                                                   exercised/
                                                                   converted.
                                                                                      

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments ^xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of                                      Exercise/
financial        Exercise       Expiration  Conversion     Number of voting rights  % of voting
instrument       price          date ^xvii   period         instrument refers to      rights ^xix, xx
                                             ^xviii
                                                                                 Nominal  Delta
                                                                                               

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                               Percentage of voting rights
2,820,549                                              4.72%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or
the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: ^xxi


Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:                  River and Mercantile Asset
                                                Management LLP
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:              
14. Contact name:                         Hamish Byrne
15. Contact telephone number:             +44 (0) 20 7601 6262

Contact:

Next Fifteen Communications Plc
 
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