TIDMAO. TIDM80GT

RNS Number : 5057T

AO World plc

20 March 2023

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

15-Mar-2023

6. Date on which Issuer notified

17-Mar-2023

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                6.046024                0.636047                6.682071                38552189 
                        ======================  ======================  ======================  ====================== 
   Position of 
    previous 
    notification (if 
    applicable)            5.308646                0.893067                6.201713 
                        ======================  ======================  ======================  ====================== 
 

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                                       34880773                                        6.046024 
                        ======================  ======================  ======================  ====================== 
Sub Total 8.A              34880773                                        6.046024% 
                        ==============================================  ============================================== 
 

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        04/04/2023        04/04/2023            Cash                19954               0.003457 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        12/05/2023        12/05/2023            Cash                1320753             0.228635 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 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                1679                0.000290 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 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                15931               0.002758 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        31/08/2023        31/08/2023            Cash                1663                0.000288 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        04/09/2023        04/09/2023            Cash                426                 0.000073 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 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                173110              0.030002 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        31/10/2023        31/10/2023            Cash                1695129             0.293822 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        28/11/2023        28/11/2023            Cash                42248               0.007321 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        03/01/2024        03/01/2024            Cash                9749                0.001688 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        01/02/2024        01/02/2024            Cash                107298              0.018598 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        02/02/2024        02/02/2024            Cash                24776               0.004291 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        05/02/2024        05/02/2024            Cash                180147              0.031221 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        04/03/2024        04/03/2024            Cash                31468               0.005450 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        19/03/2024        19/03/2024            Cash                38000               0.006586 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
 Cash-settled 
  Equity Swap        27/03/2024        27/03/2024            Cash                125                 0.000021 
                    ================  ====================  ==================  ==================  ================== 
Sub Total 8.B2                                                                   3671416             0.636047% 
                                                                                ==================  ================== 
 

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          6.044256                                      6.680303% 
                         =======================  =====================  =====================  ====================== 
   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

17-Mar-2023

13. Place Of Completion

London

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