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TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the FCA in Microsoft Word format if possible)i

 
1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attachedii:   Next Fifteen Communications Group 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: Type 1 Disclosure as per the Transparency Directive II Regulation  
3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv
Name Octopus Investments Nominees Limited
City and country of registered office (if applicable)  
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: 04/12/2017
6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY): 05/12/2017
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 12.04% N/A 12.04%

75,685,350

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

11.09% N/A 11.09%  

8. 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

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

  Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

  Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

GB0030026057   9,115,538   12.04%
         
         
SUBTOTAL 8. A 9,115,538 12.04%

 

B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))
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 8. B 1    

 

B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art. 13(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (b))
Type of financial instrument Expiration
datex
Exercise/
Conversion Period xi
  Physical or cash

settlementxii

  Number of voting rights % of voting rights
           
           
           
SUBTOTAL 8.B.2    

 

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) issuer    

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 (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
Octopus Capital Ltd      
Octopus Investments Ltd      
Octopus Investments Nominees Ltd 12.04%    
       
       
       
       
       
 
10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:
Name of the proxy holder N/A
The number and % of voting rights held  
The date until which the voting rights will be held  
 
11. Additional information N/A
Place of completion   33 Holborn, London, EC1N 2HT
Date of completion 05/12/2017

LEI number: 213800BK9MBUZUUPMZ63

Classification: 2.3

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