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RNS Number : 2567S

Angus Energy PLC

15 March 2021

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONTAINS INSIDE INFORMATION FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE MARKET ABUSE REGULATION (EU No. 596/2014) ("MAR"). THIS INSIDE INFORMATION IS NOW CONSIDERED TO BE IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN.

15 March 2021

Angus Energy Plc

("Angus Energy" or the "Company")

Holdings in Company

The Company has received the following TR-1 notification set out below without amendment.

TR-1: S tandard 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                                           Angus Energy PLC 
  underlying issuer of existing shares 
  to which voting rights are attached 
  (ii) : 
                                                             ----------------------------------------------- 
 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 obligation (iv) 
 Name                                                         HSBC Holdings PLC 
 City and country of registered office                        London, United Kingdom 
  (if applicable) 
 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) (v) 
 Name                                                         HSBC Bank plc 
                                                             ----------------------------------------------- 
 City and country of registered office                        8, Canada Square, London, E14 5HQ 
  (if applicable) 
                                                             ----------------------------------------------- 
 5. Date on which the threshold was                           11/03/2021 
  crossed or reached (vi) : 
                                                             ----------------------------------------------- 
 6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):               12/03/2021 
                                                             ----------------------------------------------- 
 7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation 
                              % of voting       % of voting rights     Total of both     Total number 
                            rights attached      through financial       in % (8.A +      of voting rights 
                            to shares (total        instruments             8.B)          held in issuer 
                                of 8. A)           (total of 8.B                          (vii) 
                                                    1 + 8.B 2) 
                          ------------------  ---------------------  -----------------  -------------------- 
 Resulting situation 
  on the date 
  on which threshold 
  was crossed              Below Disclosure                           Below Disclosure 
  or reached                   Threshold               NIL                Threshold          916,502,269 
                          ------------------  ---------------------  -----------------  -------------------- 
 Position of 
  previous notification 
  (if 
  applicable)                   5.872 %                NIL                5.872 % 
                          ------------------  ---------------------  -----------------  -------------------- 
 
 
 
 8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which 
  the threshold was crossed or reached (viii) 
 A: Voting rights attached to shares 
 Class/type of           Number of voting rights                           % of voting rights 
  shares                  (ix) 
  ISIN code (if 
  possible) 
                                Direct                  Indirect                Direct             Indirect 
                               (DTR5.1)                (DTR5.2.1)               (DTR5.1)          (DTR5.2.1) 
                                               ------------------------- 
     GB00BYWKC989                                   Below Disclosure                           Below Disclosure 
                                                        Threshold                                  Threshold 
                        ---------------------  -------------------------  ------------------  ----------------- 
 
 
 SUBTOTAL 8. A                     Below Disclosure Threshold                   Below Disclosure Threshold 
                        ------------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 
 B 1: Financial Instruments according to DTR5.3.1R (1) (a) 
 Type of financial       Expiration   Exercise/                      Number of voting          % of voting 
  instrument              date         Conversion Period              rights that may           rights 
                          (x)          (xi)                           be acquired if 
                                                                      the instrument 
                                                                      is 
                                                                      exercised/converted. 
                        -----------  -----------------------------  ------------------------  ----------------- 
 
 
 
                                      SUBTOTAL 8. B 1                          NIL                   NIL 
                                     -----------------------------  ------------------------  ----------------- 
 
 B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to 
  DTR5.3.1R (1) (b) 
 Type of financial   Expiration       Exercise/        Physical or         Number of voting    % of voting 
  instrument          date (x)         Conversion       cash                rights              rights 
                                       Period           settlement 
                                       (xi)             (xii) 
                    ---------------  ---------------  ------------------  ------------------ 
       Swap 
                    ---------------  ---------------  ------------------  ------------------ 
 
 
                                                       SUBTOTAL 8.B.2             NIL                NIL 
                                                      ------------------  ------------------ 
 
 
 
 
 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 (xiii) 
 Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights                   X 
  and/or the 
  financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate 
  controlling natural person or legal entity (xiv) (please add additional 
  rows as necessary) 
     Name (xv)        % of voting rights      % of voting rights       Total of both if 
                        if it equals or        through financial        it equals or is 
                       is higher than the      instruments if it        higher than the 
                      notifiable threshold    equals or is higher     notifiable threshold 
                                              than the notifiable 
                                                   threshold 
                    ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 HSBC Holdings plc 
                    ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 HSBC UK Holdings 
      Limited 
                    ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
   HSBC Bank plc       Below Disclosure              NIL               Below Disclosure 
                           Threshold                                       Threshold 
                    ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 
 
 10. In case of proxy voting, please identify: 
 Name of the proxy holder 
                                            ----------------------------------------------- 
 The number and % of voting rights 
  held 
                                            ----------------------------------------------- 
 The date until which the voting rights 
  will be held 
                                            ----------------------------------------------- 
 
 11. Additional information (xvi) 
 
 
 
 
 Place of completion   London, United Kingdom 
 Date of completion    12/03/2021 
                      ----------------------- 
 
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