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Irish Continental Group Plc
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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: 21/12/2020

6. Date on which issuer notified: 23/12/2020

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 9%

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

9.018%

0.000%

9.018%

186,980,390

Position of previous notification (if applicable)

8.088%

0%

8.088%



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

16,862,148

9.018%

SUBTOTAL A

16,862,148

9.018%

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

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 B.1

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

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

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 entity
xiv:

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 Holding Limited

Threadneedle Asset Management Oversight Limited

Ameriprise International Holdings GmbH

Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Sàrl

Threadneedle Holdings Limited

TAM UK Holdings Limited

Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Limited

TC Financing Limited

Threadneedle Asset Management Limited

9.018%

9.018%



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:

The chain of control set out in Section 10 of this form represent 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 9.018% of the voting rights in the issuer.”



Done at Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Ltd, Holbrook House, Station Road, Swindon SN1 1HH on 23rd December 2020.