Regulatory News Item

RNS Number : 7238H
Smiths Group PLC
09 June 2017
 

TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares

 

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:

 

Smiths Group PLC

2. Reason for notification (yes/no)

 

 

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

Yes

 

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

No

 

An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments

No

 

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

No

 

Other (please specify)

No

3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification obligation:

 

Ameriprise Financial, Inc. and its group

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

 

 

 

BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Limited

Chase Nominees Ltd

HSBC Global Custody Nominees (UK) Ltd

Nortrust Nominees LTD

Roy Nominees

State Street Nominees Limited

The Bank Of New York (Nominees) Limited

Vidacos Nominees Ltd

5. Date of transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached:

6th June 2017

 

6. Date on which issuer notified:

8th June 2017

 

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

Below the threshold of 5%

       

 

8: Notified Details

A: Voting rights attached to shares

 

Class/type of shares

If possible use ISIN code

Situation previous to the triggering transaction

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of shares

Number of voting rights

Number of shares

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

 

Direct

 

Direct

 

Indirect

 

Direct

 

Indirect

GB00B1WY2338 

20,631,822

20,631,822

151,358

151,358

19,354,771

0.038%

4.894%

US83238P2039

11,093

11,093

0

0

7,137

0

0.002%

 

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

 

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

 

Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/ conversion period

No. of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/converted.

Percentage of voting rights

 

 

 

 

 

 

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments

 

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

 

Type of financial instrument

Exercise Price

Expiration date

Exercise / conversion period

No. of voting rights instrument refers to

Percentage of voting rights

 

 

 

 

 

Nominal

Delta

Equity Swap

 

 

 

2,544

0.001%

 

 

Total (A+B+C)

 

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

19,515,810

4.935%

 

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and /or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:

Threadneedle Asset Management Limited (4.933%)

Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (0.002%)

Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. (0.000%)

 

Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC is wholly owned by Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

 

Threadneedle Asset Management Limited is wholly owned by TC Financing Limited, which is itself wholly owned by Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings Limited, which is itself wholly owned by TAM UK Holdings Limited, which is itself wholly owned by Threadneedle Holdings Limited,  which is itself wholly owned by Threadneedle Asset Management Holdings SARL, which is itself wholly owned by Ameriprise International Holdings GmbH, which is itself wholly owned by Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

 

Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. - Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. is wholly owned by AMPF Holding Corporation, which is itself wholly owned by Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

 

Proxy Voting:

 

10. Name of proxy holder:

 

N/A

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

 

N/A

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

 

N/A

 

13. Additional information:

 

The Shares referred to in section 9 of this form are held in portfolios and funds managed on a discretionary basis by the entities set out in section 9.

Please note that the Shares are held through certain nominee companies.

 

14 Contact name:

 

Mark Powney, Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.

15. Contact telephone name:

 

+44 (0) 1793 363 135

 

 

 

 

 


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