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OXFORD INSTRUMENTS PLC - Holding(s) in Company

TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:
Oxford Instruments PLC
2. Reason for notification (yes/no)
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights No
An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached No
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments No
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights No
Other (please specify):
This is a corrective disclosure to highlight the 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 detailed within Section 9.

In addition, disclosures at underlying intermediate holding company levels have previously not been submitted. However, disclosures have previously been submitted at the required aggregated parent level of Standard Life Aberdeen plc’s affiliated investment management entities with delegated voting rights on behalf of multiple managed portfolios.
Yes
3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification obligation:



City and country of registered office (if applicable)
Aggregate of Standard Life Aberdeen plc affiliated investment management entities with delegated voting rights on behalf of multiple managed portfolios

Edinburgh, Scotland
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):
5. Date of transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: 6th July 2018
6. Date on which issuer notified: 10th July 2018                                       
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 5.05 0.00 5.05 57,375,604
Position of previous notification (if
applicable)
6.48 0.00 6.48

   

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)
GB0006650450 N/A 2,894,795 N/A 5.05
SUBTOTAL 8. A 2,894,795 5.05
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
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 Aberdeen plc
Aberdeen Asset Management PLC
Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited
Standard Life Aberdeen plc
Aberdeen Asset Management PLC
Aberdeen Asset Investment Group Limited
Aberdeen Asset Investments Limited
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.

In addition, this disclosure also highlights that the voting rights held indirectly by the underlying intermediate holding company, Aberdeen Asset Management PLC, is above a notifiable threshold. As at the date detailed in Section 5, Aberdeen Asset Management PLC effectively held the delegated voting rights to 5.05% of the shares in Oxford Instruments plc.
12 Contact name: Susan Johnson-Brett, Oxford Instruments plc
13. Contact telephone number: 01865 393324