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Holding(s) in Company

Standard Form TR-1

Standard form for notification of major holdings

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the Central Bank of Ireland)i

 

  • 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attachedii: Irish Continental Group PLC

635400FQKB6QXERQOC74

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 financial instruments

[ ] An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

[ ] Other (please specify)iii:

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv :

Name: Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

City and country of registered office (if applicable): Minneapolis, USA

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

Citibank Nominees(Ireland) Limited

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi: 31/10/2022

6. Date on which issuer notified: 02/11/2022

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 6%

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

 

% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 9.A)

% of voting rights through financial instruments
(total of 9.B.1 + 9.B.2)

Total of both in % (9.A + 9.B)

Total number of voting rights of issuervii

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

5.996%

0.000%

5.996%

172,849,545

Position of previous notification (if applicable)

6.954%

0.000%

6.954%

 



9. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedviii:

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of
shares
ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rightsix

% of voting rights



Direct



Indirect



Direct



Indirect

IE00BLP58571

 

10,363,633

 

5.996%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL A

 

10,363,633

5.996%

 

 

B 1: Financial Instruments according to Regulation 17(1)(a) of the Regulations

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
datex

Exercise/
Conversion Periodxi

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

% of voting rights

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL B.1

 

 

 

B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Regulation 17(1)(b) of the Regulations

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
datex

Exercise/
Conversion Period xi

Physical or cash settlementxii

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL B.2

 

 


10. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please tick the applicable box):

 

[ ] 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) issuer.xiii

 

[X] 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 entityxiv:

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

Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

 

 

 

TAM UK International Holdings Limited

 

 

 

Threadneedle Asset Management Oversight Limited

 

 

 

Ameriprise International Holdings GmbH

 

 

 

Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Sarl

 

 

 

Threadneedle Holdings Limited

 

 

 

TAM UK Holdings Limited

 

 

 

Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Limited

 

 

 

TC Financing Limited

 

 

 

Threadneedle Asset Management Limited

5.971%

 

5.971%

 

 

 

 

Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

 

 

 



Columbia Threadneedle Investments UK International Limited

 

 

 

Columbia Threadneedle (Europe) Limited

 

 

 

Columbia Threadneedle AM (Holdings) Plc

 

 

 

Columbia Threadneedle Group (Holdings) Limited

 

 

 

Columbia Threadneedle Group (Management) Limited

 

 

 

Columbia Threadneedle Holdings Limited

 

 

 

Columbia Threadneedle
Management Limited

 

 

 

 

11. In case of proxy voting: [name of the proxy holder] will cease to hold [% and number] voting rights as of [date]

 

 

12. Additional informationxvi:

Effective from 4th July 2022, some entities within Ameriprise Financial, Inc. have had their Legal names updated.

These name changes represent the further branding integration of (formerly) BMO Asset Management into Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

Whilst BMO Asset Management legal entity names are changing, the legal status, office address and contact details will remain unchanged. The Company’s business remains fundamentally unaffected by this change and all contracts with existing customers will remain unaltered, with corresponding obligations and rights assumed under the new name.

The change is reflected in the chain of control.

BMO Global Asset Management (Europe) Ltd changed name to Columbia Threadneedle (Europe) Limited

BMO Asset Management (Holdings) plc changed name to Columbia Threadneedle AM (Holdings) Plc

BMO AM Group (Holdings) Limited changed name to Columbia Threadneedle Group (Holdings) Limited

BMO AM Group (Management) Limited changed name to Columbia Threadneedle Group (Management) Limited

BMO AM Holdings Limited changed name to Columbia Threadneedle Holdings Limited

BMO Asset Management Limited changed name to Columbia Threadneedle Management Limited

The chain of control set out in Section 10 of this form represents the controlled entities within the Ameriprise Financial, Inc. group.

For clarity: The entities within the chain of control of which Threadneedle Asset Management Limited is the ultimate subsidiary hold 5.971% of the voting rights in the issuer.

The entities within the chain of control of which Columbia Threadneedle Management Limited is the ultimate subsidiary hold 0.024% of the voting rights in the issuer.

Columbia Threadneedle Management Limited is wholly owned by Columbia Threadneedle Holdings Limited, which is wholly owned by Columbia Threadneedle Group (Management) Limited, which is wholly owned by Columbia Threadneedle Group (Holdings) Limited, which is wholly owned by Columbia Threadneedle AM (Holdings) Plc, which is wholly owned by Columbia Threadneedle (Europe) Limited, which is wholly owned by Columbia Threadneedle Investments UK International Limited, which is wholly owned by Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

Threadneedle Asset Management Limited is wholly owned by TC Financing Limited, which is itself wholly owned by Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Limited, which is itself wholly owned by TAM UK Holdings Limited, which is itself wholly owned by Threadneedle Holdings Limited, which is itself wholly owned by Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings SARL, which is itself wholly owned by Ameriprise International Holdings GmbH, which is itself wholly owned by Threadneedle Asset Management Oversight Limited, which is itself wholly owned by TAM UK International Holdings Limited, which is itself wholly owned by Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

Done at Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Ltd, Holbrook House, Station Road, Swindon SN1 1HH on 2nd November 2022.