REG - Burberry Group PLC - Holding(s) in Company

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RNS Number : 6644L
Burberry Group PLC
06 September 2012
 



 

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:

Burberry Group plc

2.  Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

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):

Due to a company reorganization, Capital Research and Management Company ("CRMC") and Capital Group International, Inc. ("CGII") will no longer report relevant holdings under management separately.  Instead the relevant holdings under management by CRMC and CGII will be reported in aggregate by The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CGC").  It is solely for this reason (and not as a result of any additional acquisition or disposal) that CGC is reporting this aggregated holding.

X

 

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

 

The Capital Group Companies, Inc.

 

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

 

See Schedule A

 

5.   Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed reached:

 

3 September 2012

 

6.   Date on which the issuer notified:

 

4 September 2012

 

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

 

Above 7%



 

 8.  Notified details:

A:  Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares If possible using the 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

% of voting rights

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

Ordinary

(GB0031743007)

33,448,691

33,448,691


33,448,691


33,448,691


7.5744%

 

B:  Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/Conversion Period

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/converted

% of voting rights

N/A





 

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
xviii

Number of voting rights instrument refers to

 

% of voting rights

 

N/A




 

 

Nominal

Delta



 

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

33,448,691

7.5744%

 



 

 

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

 

See Schedule A

 

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:

 

Gina Martinez

 

15. Contact telephone number:

 

(213) 615-0469

 

 


As of 3 September 2012
Burberry Group plc
 
Number of shares
Percent of Outstanding
The Capital Group Companies, Inc. (“CG”) holdings
33,448,691
7.574%

 

Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds.

 
 
·         Capital Research and Management Company
33,448,691
7.574%
·         New Perspective Fund, Inc.
 
 


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