TIDMBIRG

RNS Number : 5523R

Bank of Ireland Group PLC

08 March 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) 
 
 1a. Identity of the issuer or the                                     Bank of Ireland Group PLC 
  underlying issuer of existing shares 
  to which voting rights are attached: 
                                                             -------------------------------------------- 
 1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer (please mark with 
  an "X" if appropriate) 
 Non-UK issuer                                                                                         X 
                                                                                                     ---- 
 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): First notification of a threshold crossing                                    X 
  post the UK's withdrawal from the EU 
                                                                                                     ---- 
 3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation 
 Name                                                         BlackRock, Inc. 
 City and country of registered office                        Wilmington, DE, USA 
  (if applicable) 
 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) 
 Name 
                                                             -------------------------------------------- 
 City and country of registered office 
  (if applicable) 
                                                             -------------------------------------------- 
 5. Date on which the threshold was                           03/03/2021 
  crossed or reached: 
                                                             -------------------------------------------- 
 6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):               04/03/2021 
                                                             -------------------------------------------- 
 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)        of issuer 
                                of 8. A)           (total of 8.B 
                                                    1 + 8.B 2) 
                          ------------------  ---------------------  --------------  -------------------- 
 Resulting situation 
  on the date 
  on which threshold 
  was crossed 
  or reached               7.61%               0.06%                  7.68%           1,078,822,872 
                          ------------------  ---------------------  --------------  -------------------- 
 Position of                N/A                 N/A                    N/A 
  previous notification 
  (if 
  applicable) 
                          ------------------  ---------------------  --------------  -------------------- 
 
 
 
 8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the 
  threshold was crossed or reached 
 A: Voting rights attached to shares 
 Class/type of             Number of voting rights                            % of voting rights 
  shares 
  ISIN code (if 
  possible) 
                                   Direct                  Indirect                 Direct            Indirect 
                                  ((DTR5.1)                (DTR5.2.1)              (DTR5.1)           (DTR5.2.1) 
                                                   ------------------------ 
 IE00BD1RP616                                        82,197,138                                    7.61% 
                          -----------------------  ------------------------  -------------------  ---------------- 
 
 
 SUBTOTAL 8. A                                            82,197,138                                   7.61% 
                          -------------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------- 
 
 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 
                                                                        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                 Conversion       cash                  voting rights    rights 
                                            Period           settlement 
                     -------------------  ---------------  --------------------  --------------- 
 CFD                                                        Cash                  671,498          0.06% 
                          --------------  ---------------  --------------------  --------------- 
 
 
                                                            SUBTOTAL 8.B.2           671,498       0.06% 
                                                           --------------------  --------------- 
 
 
 
 
 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 
 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(please add additional 
  rows as necessary) 
       Name          % 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 
                   ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 See Attachment 
                   ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 
 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 
 
   BlackRock Regulatory Threshold Reporting Team 
 
   Jana Blumenstein 
 
 
   020 7743 3650 
 
 

Done at Dublin on 8 March 2021

Contact: Sarah McLaughlin, Group Secretary

Telephone: +353 (0) 76 624 8577

Section 9 Attachment

 
               Name                  % of voting rights   % of voting rights      Total of both 
                                       if it equals or     through financial       if it equals 
                                       is higher than       instruments if         or is higher 
                                       the notifiable        it equals or       than the notifiable 
                                          threshold         is higher than           threshold 
                                                            the notifiable 
                                                               threshold 
 BlackRock, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Financial Management, 
  Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock International Holdings, 
  Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BR Jersey International Holdings 
  L.P. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Cayman 1 LP 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Cayman West Bay 
  Finco Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Cayman West Bay 
  IV Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Group Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Finance Europe Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Investment Management 
  (UK) Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 
 BlackRock, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Financial Management, 
  Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 
 BlackRock, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Financial Management, 
  Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Delaware Holdings 
  Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Institutional Trust 
  Company, National Association 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 
 BlackRock, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Financial Management, 
  Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock International Holdings, 
  Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BR Jersey International Holdings 
  L.P. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Canada Holdings 
  LP 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Canada Holdings 
  ULC 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Asset Management 
  Canada Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 
 BlackRock, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Financial Management, 
  Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Delaware Holdings 
  Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Fund Advisors 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 
 BlackRock, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Financial Management, 
  Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock International Holdings, 
  Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BR Jersey International Holdings 
  L.P. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Australia Holdco 
  Pty. Ltd. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Investment Management 
  (Australia) Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 
 BlackRock, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Financial Management, 
  Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock International Holdings, 
  Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BR Jersey International Holdings 
  L.P. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Cayman 1 LP 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Cayman West Bay 
  Finco Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Cayman West Bay 
  IV Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Group Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Finance Europe Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Asset Management 
  Deutschland AG 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 
 BlackRock, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Financial Management, 
  Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock International Holdings, 
  Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BR Jersey International Holdings 
  L.P. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Cayman 1 LP 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Cayman West Bay 
  Finco Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Cayman West Bay 
  IV Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Group Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Finance Europe Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 
 BlackRock, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Financial Management, 
  Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock International Holdings, 
  Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BR Jersey International Holdings 
  L.P. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Cayman 1 LP 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Cayman West Bay 
  Finco Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Cayman West Bay 
  IV Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Group Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Finance Europe Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 
 BlackRock, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Financial Management, 
  Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Capital Holdings, 
  Inc. 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 BlackRock Advisors LLC 
                                    -------------------  -------------------  --------------------- 
 
 

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