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Company Royal Mail PLC
TIDM RMG
Headline Holding(s) in Company
Released 10:53 15-Mar-2019
Number 0367T10

RNS Number : 0367T
Royal Mail PLC
15 March 2019
 

Royal Mail plc

(Incorporated in England and Wales)

Company Number: 8680755

LSE Share Code: RMG

ISIN:  GB00BDVZYZ77

LEI: 213800TCZZU84G8Z2M70

 

TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

 

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS


1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:

Royal Mail plc

1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer  (please mark with an "X" if appropriate)

Non-UK issuer


2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box or boxes with an "X")

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

X

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights


Other (please specify)iii:


3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

Name

Aggregate of Standard Life Aberdeen plc affiliated investment management entities with delegated voting rights on behalf of multiple managed portfolios

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Edinburgh, Scotland

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)v

Name


City and country of registered office (if applicable)


5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi:

12/03/2019

6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):

14/03/2019

7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation


% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 8. A)

% of voting rights through financial instruments
(total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)

Total of both in % (8.A + 8.B)

Total number of voting rights of issuervii

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached

5.96

0.00

5.96

1,000,000,000

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

5.99

0.00

5.99


 

 

9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please mark the

applicable box with an "X")

Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuerxiii


Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity
xiv (please add additional rows as necessary)

X

Namexv

% of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

% of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

Standard Life Aberdeen plc




Aberdeen Asset Management PLC




Aberdeen Asset Investment Group Limited




Aberdeen Asset Investments Limited

5.00

0.00

5.00





Standard Life Aberdeen plc




Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Limited




Ignis Asset Management Limited




Ignis Investment Services Limited








Standard Life Aberdeen plc




Aberdeen Asset Management PLC




Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited





10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:

Name of the proxy holder

N/A

The number and % of voting rights held

N/A

The date until which the voting rights will be held

N/A

 

 

11. Additional informationxvi

 

In reference to section 9, the shares detailed are managed by the named discretionary investment management entity within multiple portfolios on behalf of underlying clients, based on investment management agreements whereby the client has delegated the exercise of the voting power to the referenced investment manager.

 

This disclosure is to reflect the fact that the voting rights effectively held indirectly by the underlying intermediate holding company Aberdeen Asset Investment Group Limited ("AAIGL") and held by the underlying investment management entity Aberdeen Asset Investment Limited ("AAIL") increased above the 5% notifiable threshold due to trading on 12 March 2019.  AAIGL now effectively holds and AAIL holds the delegated voting rights to 5.00% of the shares in Royal Mail plc.

 

 

Place of completion

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Date of completion

14/03/2019

 


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