LAIRD (LON:LRD) Holding(s) in Company

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17/05/2018 09:25
Laird PLC  -  LRD   

Holding(s) in Company


Released 09:25 17-May-2018

TR-1: Standard 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 underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attachedii:



Laird PLC



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






3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv



Name



The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.



City and country of registered office (if applicable)



Corporation Trust Center, 1209 Orange Street,


Wilmington DE 19801, USA



4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)v



Name



Goldman Sachs International



City and country of registered office (if applicable)



Peterborough Court, 133 Fleet Street, London


EC4A 2BB, UK



5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi:



14/05/2018



6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):



16/05/2018



7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation






% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 8. A)



% of voting rights through financial instruments

(total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)



Total of both in % (8.A + 8.B)



Total number of voting rights of issuervii



Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached



6.95%



0.07%



7.01%



488,913,007



Position of previous notification (if


applicable)



6.95%



0.07%



7.01%






 























































































































































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

shares


ISIN code (if possible)



Number of voting rightsix



% of voting rights



Direct


(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)



Indirect


(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)



Direct


(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)



Indirect


(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)



GB00B1VNST91






33,964,931






6.95%

































SUBTOTAL 8. A



33,964,931



6.95%



 


 



B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))



Type of financial instrument



Expiration

date
x



Exercise/

Conversion Period
xi



Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is


exercised/converted.



% of voting rights



Securities Lending



Open






2,518



0.0005%







































SUBTOTAL 8. B 1



2,518



0.0005%



 


 



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 financial instrument



Expiration

date
x



Exercise/

Conversion Period
xi



Physical or cash


settlementxii



Number of voting rights



% of voting rights



CFD



20-Apr-2028






Cash



116,667



0.02%



CFD



1-Mar-2028






Cash



5,983



0.001%



CFD



29-Apr-2021






Cash



200,751



0.04%












SUBTOTAL 8.B.2



323,401



0.07%






 



























































































































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 the

financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity
xiv (please add additional rows as necessary)



X



Namexv



% of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold



% of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold



Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold



The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.












Goldman Sachs (UK) L.L.C.












Goldman Sachs Group UK Limited












Goldman Sachs


International



6.93%






7.00%















The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.












GSAM Holdings LLC












Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P.
























The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.












Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC















10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:



Name of the proxy holder



N/A



The number and % of voting rights held



N/A



The date until which the voting rights will be held



N/A



 


 


 


 


 



11. Additional informationxvi



Please note, the total amount of voting rights have been rounded to 2 decimal places therefore there is a possibility of a rounding error.


 


General email contact:


RegOpsEMEA-RnM@gs.com


 



 


 


 














Place of completion



London



Date of completion



16/05/2018



 



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