TIDMAVON TIDMSLA

RNS Number : 3598V

Avon Rubber PLC

13 April 2021

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                                            Avon Rubber 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                                                         Aggregate of Standard Life Aberdeen 
                                                               plc affiliated investment management 
                                                               entities with delegated voting rights 
                                                               on behalf of multiple managed portfolios 
 City and country of registered office                        Edinburgh, United Kingdom 
  (if applicable) 
 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) (v) 
 Name 
                                                             ------------------------------------------------ 
 City and country of registered office 
  (if applicable) 
                                                             ------------------------------------------------ 
 5. Date on which the threshold was                           12/04/2021 
  crossed or reached (vi) : 
                                                             ------------------------------------------------ 
 6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):               13/04/2021 
                                                             ------------------------------------------------ 
 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 
  or reached                   6.070030               0.000000             6.070030            1,883,123 
                          ------------------  -----------------------  ----------------  -------------------- 
 Position of 
  previous notification 
  (if 
  applicable)                  5.989445               0.000000             5.989445 
                          ------------------  -----------------------  ----------------  -------------------- 
 
 
 
 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) 
                                                 ---------------------- 
 GB0000667013                       N/A                 1,883,123                 N/A              6.070030 
                          ---------------------  ----------------------  --------------------  ---------------- 
 
 
 SUBTOTAL 8. A                              1,883,123                                   6.070030 
                          ---------------------------------------------  -------------------------------------- 
 
 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 
                                       --------------------------  --------------------------  ---------------- 
 
 B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to 
  DTR5.3.1R (1) (b) 
 Type of financial    Expiration        Exercise/         Physical or          Number of        % of voting 
  instrument           date (x)          Conversion        cash                 voting rights    rights 
                                         Period (xi)       settlement 
                                                           (xii) 
                     ----------------  ----------------  -------------------  --------------- 
 
 
 
                                                          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) 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) 
    Ultimate             Name of          % of voting rights      % of voting rights       Total of both if 
   Controlling          controlled          if it equals or        through financial        it equals or is 
      Person           undertaking         is higher than the      instruments if it        higher than the 
       (xv)                               notifiable threshold    equals or is higher     notifiable threshold 
                                                                  than the notifiable 
                                                                       threshold 
                  --------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
                        Standard 
                      Life Aberdeen 
                           plc 
                  --------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
    Standard            Standard 
  Life Aberdeen      Life Investments 
       plc              (Holdings) 
                         Limited 
                  --------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
    Standard            Standard 
  Life Aberdeen      Life Investments 
       plc               Limited               5.059743                0.000000                5.059743 
                  --------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 
                Standard 
              Life Aberdeen 
                   plc 
 -------------------------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
    Standard            Aberdeen 
  Life Aberdeen      Asset Management 
       plc                 PLC 
                  --------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
    Standard            Aberdeen 
  Life Aberdeen       Asset Managers 
       plc               Limited 
                  --------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 
                Standard 
              Life Aberdeen 
                   plc 
 -------------------------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
    Standard            Aberdeen 
  Life Aberdeen      Asset Management 
       plc                 PLC 
                  --------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
    Standard            Aberdeen 
  Life Aberdeen      Asset Investment 
       plc            Group Limited 
                  --------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
    Standard            Aberdeen 
  Life Aberdeen     Asset Investments 
       plc               Limited 
                  --------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 
                Standard 
              Life Aberdeen 
                   plc 
 -------------------------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
    Standard            Standard 
  Life Aberdeen      Life Investments 
       plc              (Holdings) 
                         Limited 
                  --------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
    Standard            Aberdeen 
  Life Aberdeen          Standard 
       plc               Capital 
                         Limited 
                  --------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 
 10. In case of proxy voting, please identify: 
 Name of the proxy holder                                        N/A 
                                                                ----------------------------------------------- 
 The number and % of voting rights                               N/A 
  held 
                                                                ----------------------------------------------- 
 The date until which the voting rights                          N/A 
  will be held 
                                                                ----------------------------------------------- 
 
 11. Additional information (xvi) 
 
   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. 
   This disclosure reflects the fact that the voting rights held by the 
   underlying investment management entity Standard Life Investments Limited 
   ("SLIL") increased above the 5% notifiable threshold due to trading on 
   12 April 2021. SLIL now holds 5.059743% of the delegated voting rights 
   of the shares in Avon Rubber PLC. 
 
 
 
 Place of completion   Edinburgh, United Kingdom 
 Date of completion    13 April, 2021 
                      -------------------------- 
 

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