TIDMFGP 
 
TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings 
 
NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS 
 
1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying                   FirstGroup plc 
issuer of existing shares to which voting 
rights are attachedii: 
 
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: Type 1  & Type 3 Disclosure as per the Transparency            X 
Directive II Regulation 
 
3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv 
 
Name                                                           Schroders plc 
 
City and country of registered office (if                        London, UK 
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 crossed or                    26.02.2021 
reachedvi: 
 
6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):                   01.03.2021 
 
7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation 
 
                     % of voting     % of voting rights   Total of both in  Total number of 
                   rights attached    through financial     % (8.A + 8.B)   voting rights 
                  to shares (total       instruments                        held in issuervii 
                      of 8. A)      (total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 
                                             2) 
 
Resulting              12.035%               N/A               12.035%        1,221,045,768 
situation on the 
date on which 
threshold was 
crossed or 
reached 
 
Position of            11.178%               N/A               11.178% 
previous 
notification (if 
applicable) 
 
 
 
 
8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the 
threshold was crossed or reachedviii 
 
A: Voting rights attached to shares 
 
Class/type of        Number of voting rightsix             % of voting rights 
shares 
ISIN code (if              Direct            Indirect             Direct            Indirect 
possible)                 (DTR5.1)          (DTR5.2.1)           (DTR5.1)          (DTR5.2.1) 
 
GB0003452173                               146,958,561                               12.035% 
 
SUBTOTAL 8. A                     146,958,561                             12.035% 
 
B 1: Financial Instruments according to DTR5.3.1R (1) (a) 
 
Type of financial    Expiration Exercise/               Number of voting rights % of voting 
instrument           datex      Conversion Periodxi     that may be acquired if rights 
                                                        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         Expiration      Exercise/        Physical or cash Number of     % of voting 
financial       datex           Conversion       settlementxii    voting rights rights 
instrument                      Period xi 
 
                                                 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) issuerxiii 
 
Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or               X 
the 
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate 
controlling natural person or legal entityxiv (please add additional rows as 
necessary) 
 
        Namexv          % of voting rights if    % of voting rights      Total of both if it 
                       it equals or is higher     through financial      equals or is higher 
                         than the notifiable      instruments if it      than the notifiable 
                              threshold          equals or is higher          threshold 
                                                 than the notifiable 
                                                      threshold 
 
Schroders plc 
 
Schroder 
Administration Limited 
 
Schroder Wealth 
Holdings Limited 
 
Schroder & Co. Limited 
 
Schroders plc 
 
Schroder 
Administration Limited 
 
Schroder Wealth 
Holdings Limited 
 
Schroders (C.I.) 
Limited 
 
Schroders plc 
 
Schroder 
Administration Limited 
 
Schroder International 
Holdings Limited 
 
Schroder Investment            11.839%                                         11.839% 
Management Limited 
 
Schroders plc 
 
Schroder 
Administration Limited 
 
Schroder Wealth 
Holdings Limited 
 
Schroder Wealth 
Management (US) 
Limited 
 
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 informationxvi 
 
 
 
 
Place of completion  London 
 
Date of completion   01.03.2021 
 
The information below is provided in accordance with the requirements of the 
Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules ("DGTR") 6.2.2AR: 
 
Legal Entity Identifier:  549300DEJZCPWA4HKM93 
 
Classification as per DGTR 6 Annex 1R: 2.3 
 
Enquiries: 
 
Seema Kamboj, Deputy Company Secretary 
 
Tel: +44 (0) 7583 675724 
 
 
 
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