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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:       TATE & LYLE PLC
LEI: 2138008K14474WPKZ244
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       Aggregate of Standard Life Aberdeen plc affiliated investment management entities with delegated voting rights on behalf of multiple managed portfolios
City and country of registered office (if applicable)       Edinburgh, Scotland
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)
Name        
City and country of registered office (if applicable)        
5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi:       30/10/2017
6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):       01/11/2017
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   5.01   0.00       5.01       465,685,992
Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

  N/A   N/A       N/A        

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)

GB0008754136   N/A   23,319,137   N/A   5.01
                 
                 
SUBTOTAL 8. A   23,319,137   5.01

 

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) 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
Standard Life Investments Limited   0.39   0.00   0.39
Standard Life Wealth Limited   0.00   0.00   0.00
Ignis Investment Services Limited   0.15   0.00   0.15
Aberdeen Asset Investments Limited   4.18   0.00   4.18
Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited   0.29   0.00   0.29
 
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
In reference to section 9, the shares detailed are managed by the named discretionary investment management entity within multiple portfolios on behalf of underlying clients, based on investment management agreements whereby the client has delegated the exercise of the voting power to the referenced investment manager.
Place of completion   Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date of completion   01/11/2017

DTR 6 Annex IR Classification: 2.3 Major shareholding notifications

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