TIDMBOOM

RNS Number : 6211P

Audioboom Group PLC

18 February 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                                          Audioboom Group plc 
  underlying issuer of existing shares 
  to which voting rights are attached 
  (ii) : 
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 1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer (please mark with 
  an "X" if appropriate) 
 Non-UK issuer 
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 2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box or boxes 
  with an "X") 
 An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                                             X 
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 An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments 
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 An event changing the breakdown of voting rights 
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 Other (please specify)(iii) : 
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 3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation (iv) 
 Name                                                     AAQUA BV 
 City and country of registered office                    Amsterdam, the Netherlands 
  (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                       15 February 2021 
  crossed or reached (vi) : 
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 6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):           18 February 2021 
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 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 (vii) 
                                        of 8. A)            (total of 8.B 
                                                              1 + 8.B 2) 
                                -----------------------  -------------------  ----------------  ------------------ 
 Resulting situation 
  on the date 
  on which threshold 
  was crossed 
  or reached                             9.57%                                      9.57%        15,674,494 
                                -----------------------  -------------------  ----------------  ------------------ 
 Position of                              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 (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 
                    (Art 9 of Directive   (Art 10 of Directive          (Art 9 of Directive          (Art 10 of Directive 
                       2004/109/EC)           2004/109/EC)             2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)             2004/109/EC) 
                         (DTR5.1)              (DTR5.2.1)                                                 (DTR5.2.1) 
                                         --------------------- 
                         1,500,000                                             9.57% 
                   --------------------  ---------------------  ----------------------------------  --------------------- 
 
 
 SUBTOTAL 8. A                      1,500,000                                             9.57% 
                   -------------------------------------------  --------------------------------------------------------- 
 
 B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC 
  (DTR5.3.1.1 (a)) 
 Type of            Expiration            Exercise/              Number of voting                    % of voting 
  financial          date                  Conversion Period      rights that may                     rights 
  instrument         (x)                   (xi)                   be acquired if 
                                                                  the instrument 
                                                                  is 
                                                                  exercised/converted. 
                   --------------------  ---------------------  ----------------------------------  --------------------- 
 
 
 
                                          SUBTOTAL 8. B 1 
                                         ---------------------  ----------------------------------  --------------------- 
 
 B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to 
  Art. 13(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (b)) 
 Type of           Expiration             Exercise/              Physical or      Number of          % of voting 
  financial         date (x)              Conversion              cash             voting rights      rights 
  instrument                              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                                X 
  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 
  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 
                     ----------------------------------  --------------------------  ---------------------- 
 AAQUA BV                           9.57%                                                     9.57% 
                     ----------------------------------  --------------------------  ---------------------- 
 
 
 
 
 
 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) 
 The acquisition of the Audioboom Group Plc shares was an off-market transaction 
  conducted between AAQUA BV and Candy Ventures for a total of 1,500,000 
  ordinary Audioboom Group Plc shares at a price of 450 pence per share. 
 
 
 
 Place of completion   Amsterdam, the Netherlands 
 Date of completion    18 February 2021 
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