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RNS Number : 5631J
The Vitec Group PLC
08 August 2012
 



NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN WHOLE OR IN PART IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO THE SAME WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OF SUCH JURISDICTION.

 

 

 

8 August 2012

 

 

The Vitec Group plc

 

 

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

 

In conformity with the Transparency Directive The Vitec Group plc (Vitec) is required to announce to the market the receipt of notifications of major interests in shares.

Vitec received the attached notice in accordance with the Disclosure and Transparency Rules that Harris Associates L.P. has a notifiable interest in 3,277,715 ordinary shares of 20p each in Vitec, being 7.51% of the issued ordinary share capital of Vitec. This announcement is being made as a consequence of notification of a correction in voting rights held.

 

Jon Bolton

Company Secretary

 

 

A Snapshot of The Vitec Group

 

Vitec is an international Group principally serving customers in the broadcast, photographic and military, aerospace and government (MAG) markets. Listed on the London Stock Exchange with 2011 revenue of £351.0 million, Vitec is based on strong, well known, premium brands on which its customers worldwide rely. Vitec is organised in three Divisions: Videocom, Imaging & Staging, and Services.

Videocom designs and distributes systems and products used in broadcasting and live entertainment, film and video production and MAG.

Imaging & Staging designs, manufactures and distributes equipment and accessories for photography, video and events.

Services provides equipment rental, workflow design and technical support for camera, video, audio, fibre optic and wireless technology used by TV production teams and film crews.

 

More information can be found at: www.vitecgroup.com.



 

 

TR-1:  Notification of Major Interests in Shares


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

VITEC GROUP

2. Reason for the notification  (yes/no)

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

No

An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

No

An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments

No

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

No

Other (please specify):  Correction of voting rights held______________

Yes

3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification obligation:

Harris Associates L.P.

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


5. Date of transaction  (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different):

03 August 2012

6. Date on which issuer notified:

06 August 2012

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

9%, 8%


8. Notified Details

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares

If possible use ISIN CODE

Situation previous to the triggering transaction

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of Shares

Number of voting rights

Number of shares

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

GB0009296665 Common Stock

4,346,215

4,346,215

3,277,715


3,277,715


7.51%










B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/ conversion period

No. of voting rights that may be acquired (if the instrument is exercised/converted)

Percentage of voting rights







C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument

Exercise Price

Expiration date

Exercise/ conversion period

No. of voting rights instrument refers to

Percentage of voting rights

Nominal

Delta









Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

3,277,715

7.51%


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



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:

Sarah E. Grimm

15. Contact telephone number:

312-621-0628

 


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