SAGE GROUP PLC (LON:SGE) Holding(s) in Company

Transparency directive : regulatory news

15/05/2018 11:53
Sage Group PLC  -  SGE   

Holding(s) in Company


Released 11:53 15-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:



The Sage Group 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



X



An event changing the breakdown of voting rights






Other (please specify)iii:           






3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv



Name



Aviva plc & its subsidiaries    



City and country of registered office (if applicable)



London, England



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



Name



Registered Holder:


 


Available on Request                                                 8,160*


 


Chase (GA Group) Nominees Limited         20,171,313*


 


Chase Nominees Limited                                     183,120*


 


HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited


                                                                            19,475,179*


 


State Street Nominees Limited                     2,023,419*                                                                                                      


            *denotes direct interest


 


BNP Paribas - London                                   117,257


 


Chase Nominees Limited                                3,674,115


 


Vidacos  Nominees Limited                           4,862,139


 



City and country of registered office (if applicable)






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



11/05/2018



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



15/05/2018



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



4.66%



0.35%



5.01%



1,083,479,549



Position of previous notification (if


applicable)



3.96%



0. 21%



4.17%






 

































































































































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)



Ordinary Shares




GB00B8C3BL03



41,861,191



8,653,511



 3.86%



0.80%

































SUBTOTAL 8. A



50,514,702



4.66%



 


 



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



RIGHT TO RECALL LOANED SHARES



N/A



N/A



3,738,860*


 


* DIRECT INTEREST



0.35%









SUBTOTAL 8. B 1



3,738,860



0.35%



 


 


 


 



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
















































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 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



Aviva plc



4.66%






 


5.01%


 



Aviva Group Holdings Limited



4.66%






5.01%


 



Aviva Investors Holdings Limited



4.66%






5.01%


 



Aviva Investors Global Services Limited



4.66%






5.01%


 















Aviva plc



4.66%






5.01%


 



Aviva Group Holdings Limited



4.66%






5.01%


 



Friends Provident


International Limited












 


 


 


 



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 informationxvi



This notification is prompted by a 4% to 5% Change at Combined Interest Level (Box 8A& 8B)


                                                                                      



 














Place of completion



Norwich, England



Date of completion



15 May 2018



 


 


 



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