TIDMAO. TIDM80GT

RNS Number : 9451K

AO World plc

23 December 2022

TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

1. Issuer Details

ISIN

GB00BJTNFH41

Issuer Name

AO WORLD PLC

UK or Non-UK Issuer

UK

2. Reason for Notification

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation

Name

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

City of registered office (if applicable)

Country of registered office (if applicable)

US

4. Details of the shareholder

 
  Name                           City of registered office    Country of registered office 
   J.P. Morgan Securities plc 
                               ===========================  ============================== 
 

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached

20-Dec-2022

6. Date on which Issuer notified

22-Dec-2022

7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation

 
                          % of voting rights      % of voting rights      Total of both in %      Total number of 
                          attached to shares      through financial       (8.A + 8.B)             voting rights held 
                          (total of 8.A)          instruments (total                              in issuer 
                                                  of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2) 
   Resulting situation 
    on the date on 
    which threshold 
    was crossed or 
    reached                5.002362                0.895999                5.898361                34031457 
                        ======================  ======================  ======================  ====================== 
   Position of 
    previous 
    notification (if 
    applicable)            4.898488                1.057500                5.955988 
                        ======================  ======================  ======================  ====================== 
 

8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached

8A. Voting rights attached to shares

 
Class/Type of shares    Number of direct        Number of indirect      % of direct voting      % of indirect voting 
ISIN code(if possible)  voting rights (DTR5.1)  voting rights           rights (DTR5.1)         rights (DTR5.2.1) 
                                                (DTR5.2.1) 
GB00BJTNFH41                                       28859658                                        5.002362 
                        ======================  ======================  ======================  ====================== 
Sub Total 8.A              28859658                                        5.002362% 
                        ==============================================  ============================================== 
 

8B1. Financial Instruments according to (DTR5.3.1R.(1) (a))

 
Type of financial           Expiration date  Exercise/conversion period  Number of voting rights    % of voting rights 
instrument                                                               that may be acquired if 
                                                                         the instrument is 
                                                                         exercised/converted 
 
Sub Total 8.B1 
                            ===========================================  =========================  ================== 
 

8B2. Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to (DTR5.3.1R.(1) (b))

 
Type of financial   Expiration date   Exercise/conversion   Physical or cash    Number of voting    % of voting rights 
instrument                            period                settlement          rights 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        03/01/2023        03/01/2023            Cash                277506              0.048097 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        04/01/2023        04/01/2023            Cash                125612              0.021770 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        18/01/2023        18/01/2023            Cash                38000               0.006586 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        02/02/2023        02/02/2023            Cash                27754               0.004807 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        02/03/2023        02/03/2023            Cash                40410               0.007000 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        04/04/2023        04/04/2023            Cash                21894               0.003792 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        12/05/2023        12/05/2023            Cash                1590710             0.275364 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        19/05/2023        19/05/2023            Cash                280915              0.048692 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        30/05/2023        30/05/2023            Cash                73250               0.012693 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        01/06/2023        01/06/2023            Cash                66228               0.011477 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        02/06/2023        02/06/2023            Cash                1698                0.000293 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        05/07/2023        05/07/2023            Cash                10052               0.001738 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        31/07/2023        31/07/2023            Cash                131                 0.000022 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        02/08/2023        02/08/2023            Cash                53790               0.009309 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        09/08/2023        09/08/2023            Cash                2689                0.000466 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        22/08/2023        22/08/2023            Cash                11647               0.002018 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        31/08/2023        31/08/2023            Cash                14429               0.002501 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        04/09/2023        04/09/2023            Cash                1591                0.000272 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        03/10/2023        03/10/2023            Cash                7131                0.001231 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        09/10/2023        09/10/2023            Cash                70000               0.012131 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        31/10/2023        31/10/2023            Cash                1695129             0.293818 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        02/11/2023        02/11/2023            Cash                1121                0.000190 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        22/11/2023        22/11/2023            Cash                388                 0.000067 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        28/11/2023        28/11/2023            Cash                74299               0.012877 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        29/01/2024        29/01/2024            Cash                12688               0.002193 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        02/02/2024        02/02/2024            Cash                20805               0.003605 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        21/06/2024        21/06/2024            Cash                2783                0.000481 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        24/06/2024        24/06/2024            Cash                4091                0.000709 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        27/04/2026        27/04/2026            Cash                548126              0.095008 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        10/07/2028        10/07/2028            Cash                8640                0.001497 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        12/07/2028        12/07/2028            Cash                4124                0.000714 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        13/07/2028        13/07/2028            Cash                10685               0.001851 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        14/07/2028        14/07/2028            Cash                11182               0.001937 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        17/07/2028        17/07/2028            Cash                22206               0.003848 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        19/07/2028        19/07/2028            Cash                10110               0.001752 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        20/07/2028        20/07/2028            Cash                10080               0.001747 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        26/07/2028        26/07/2028            Cash                5110                0.000885 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        27/07/2028        27/07/2028            Cash                1482                0.000256 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        28/07/2028        28/07/2028            Cash                2728                0.000472 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        31/07/2028        31/07/2028            Cash                2838                0.000491 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        02/08/2028        02/08/2028            Cash                3607                0.000625 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        03/08/2028        03/08/2028            Cash                4140                0.000717 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
Sub Total 8.B2                                                                   5171799             0.895999% 
                                                                                ==================  ================== 
 

9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation

2. 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 entities (please add additional rows as necessary)

 
Ultimate controlling     Name of controlled       % of voting rights if  % of voting rights     Total of both if it 
person                   undertaking              it equals or is        through financial      equals or is higher 
                                                  higher than the        instruments if it      than the notifiable 
                                                  notifiable threshold   equals or is higher    threshold 
                                                                         than the notifiable 
                                                                         threshold 
                            J.P. Morgan 
   JPMorgan Chase & Co.      Securities plc          5.001534                                      5.897533% 
                         =======================  =====================  =====================  ====================== 
   JPMorgan Chase & Co.     J.P. Morgan 
                             Securities LLC 
                         =======================  =====================  =====================  ====================== 
 

10. In case of proxy voting

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

Chain of controlled undertakings:

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association (100%)

J.P. Morgan International Finance Limited (100%)

J.P. Morgan Capital Holdings Limited (100%)

J.P. Morgan Securities plc (100%)

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase Holdings LLC (100%)

J.P. Morgan Broker-Dealer Holdings Inc. (100%)

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC (100%)

12. Date of Completion

22-Dec-2022

13. Place Of Completion

London

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