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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:  

Stagecoach 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:  
3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv
Name Ameriprise Financial, Inc. and its group
City and country of registered office (if applicable) Minneapolis, USA
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)v
Name BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Limited
HSBC Global Custody Nominees (UK) Ltd
Nortrust Nominees LTD
Roy Nominees
State Street Nominees Limited
The Bank Of New York (Nominees) Limited
Vidacos Nominees Ltd

 
City and country of registered office (if applicable)  
5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi: 3rd October 2017
6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY): 5th October 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 17.992% 0.068% 18.060% 573,342,922
Position of previous notification (if
applicable)
17.009% 0.068% 17.077%  



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)
GB00B6YTLS95 773,085 102,382,336 0.135% 17.857%
         
         
SUBTOTAL 8. A 103,155,421 17.992%
 

 
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
date
x
Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi
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
date
x
Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi
Physical or cash
settlementxii
Number of voting rights % of voting rights
Equity Swap     Cash Settled 387,756 0.068%
           
      SUBTOTAL 8.B.2 387,756 0.068%
 


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 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
Ameriprise Financial, Inc.   %   %   %
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 17.992%   % 18.060%
 
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
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 Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

 


Place of completion Swindon, UK
Date of completion 05/10/2017



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Source: Stagecoach Group PLC via GlobeNewswire

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