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RNS Number : 9535P

discoverIE Group plc

22 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) 
 
 1a. Identity of the issuer or the                                       discoverIE 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 
                                                                                                ------------------ 
 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): 
                                                                                                ------------------ 
 3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation 
 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, Scotland 
  (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                  19/02/2021 
  crossed or reached : 
                                                    -------------------------------------------------------------- 
 6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):      22/02/2021 
                                                    -------------------------------------------------------------- 
 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 
                                                          1 + 8.B 2) 
                           -----------------------  ----------------------  ------------------  ------------------ 
 Resulting situation 
  on the date 
  on which threshold 
  was crossed 
  or reached                        12.97                    0.00                  12.97            89,455,915 
                           -----------------------  ----------------------  ------------------  ------------------ 
 Position of 
  previous notification 
  (if 
  applicable)                       13.17                    0.00                  13.17 
                           -----------------------  ----------------------  ------------------  ------------------ 
 
 
 
 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) 
                                        ----------------- 
 GB0000055888               N/A             11,601,656                     N/A                       12.97 
                     -----------------  -----------------  -----------------------------------  -------------- 
 
 
 SUBTOTAL 8. A                    11,601,656                                      12.97 
                     ------------------------------------  --------------------------------------------------- 
 
 B 1: Financial Instruments according to DTR5.3.1R (1) (a) 
 Type of financial    Expiration         Exercise/          Number of voting                     % of voting 
  instrument           date              Conversion          rights that may                      rights 
                                         Period              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 
                    ------------------  -----------------  ---------------  ------------------ 
 
 
 
                                                            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 
 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 
                                 -----------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------- 
 Standard Life Aberdeen 
  plc 
                                 -----------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------- 
 Standard Life Investments 
  (Holdings) Limited 
                                 -----------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------- 
 Standard Life Investments 
  Limited                                 10.79                    0.00                    10.79 
                                 -----------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------- 
 
 Standard Life Aberdeen 
  plc 
                                 -----------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------- 
 Aberdeen Asset Management 
  PLC 
                                 -----------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------- 
 Aberdeen Asset Managers 
  Limited 
                                 -----------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------- 
 
 Standard Life Aberdeen 
  plc 
                                 -----------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------- 
 Aberdeen Asset Management 
  PLC 
                                 -----------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------- 
 Aberdeen Asset Investment 
  Group Limited 
                                 -----------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------- 
 Aberdeen Asset Investments 
  Limited 
                                 -----------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------- 
 
 Standard Life Aberdeen 
  plc 
                                 -----------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------- 
 Aberdeen Asset Management 
  PLC 
                                 -----------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------- 
 Aberdeen Standard 
  Investments Inc. 
                                 -----------------------  ----------------------  ---------------------- 
 
 
 
 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 
 
   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. 
 
 
 
 Place of completion   Aberdeen, United Kingdom 
 Date of completion    22/02/2021 
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