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RNS Number : 6511F

Sherborne Investors (Guernsey)B Ltd

18 November 2020

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                               Sherborne Investors (Guernsey) B 
  underlying issuer of existing shares                            Limited 
  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                                                                                                   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)(iii) : 
                                                                                                               ----- 
 3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation (iv) 
 Name                                                            Aviva plc & its subsidiaries 
 City and country of registered office                           London, England 
  (if applicable) 
 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) (v) 
 Name                                                         Registered Holder: 
                                                               Chase (GA Group) Nominees Limited 41,067,113* 
                                                               Chase Nominees Limited 540,482* 
                                                               *denotes direct interest 
                                                               Chase Nominees Limited 5,462,091 
                                                        ------------------------------------------------------------ 
 City and country of registered 
  office (if applicable) 
                                                        ------------------------------------------------------------ 
 5. Date on which the threshold                          16/11/2020 
  was crossed or reached (vi) : 
                                                        ------------------------------------------------------------ 
 6. Date on which issuer notified                        17/11/2020 
  (DD/MM/YYYY): 
                                                        ------------------------------------------------------------ 
 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               14.96%              0%                           14.96%             314,547,259 
                          ------------------  ---------------------------  -----------------  ---------------------- 
 Position of 
  previous notification 
  (if 
  applicable)              19.29%              0%                           19.29% 
                          ------------------  ---------------------------  -----------------  ---------------------- 
 
 
 
 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) 
                                           -------------------------- 
 Ordinary Shares 
 
 
  GG00B883XC99      41,607,595              5,462,091                   13.23%                     1.73% 
                   ----------------------  --------------------------  -------------------------  --------------------- 
 
 
 SUBTOTAL 8. A                         47,069,686                                           14.96% 
                   --------------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------ 
 
 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 
  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) 
       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 
                        ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 Aviva plc               14.96%                                         14.96% 
                        ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 Aviva Group Holdings 
  Limited                14.96%                                         14.96% 
                        ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 Aviva Investors 
  Holdings Limited       14.96%                                         14.96% 
                        ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 Aviva Investors 
  Global Services 
  Limited                14.96%                                         14.96% 
                        ----------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 
 
 10. In case of proxy voting, please identify: 
 Name of the proxy holder                        See Section 4 
                                                ----------------------------------------------- 
 The number and % of voting rights 
  held 
                                                ----------------------------------------------- 
 The date until which the voting rights 
  will be held 
                                                ----------------------------------------------- 
 
 11. Additional information (xvi) 
 This notification is prompted by >15% to <15% change at Combined Interest 
  Level (Box 8A) 
 
 
 
 Place of completion   Norwich, England 
 Date of completion    17 November 2020 
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