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Asos Plc LSE:ASC London Ordinary Share GB0030927254 ORD 3.5P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +79.00p +2.55% 3,173.00p 3,171.00p 3,174.00p 3,189.00p 3,073.00p 3,080.00p 154,566 12:30:53
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
General Retailers 2,417.3 102.0 98.9 32.1 2,653.57

ASOS PLC Holding(s) in Company

14/01/2019 10:52am

UK Regulatory (RNS & others)


RNS Number : 0206N


14 January 2019

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                                             ASOS plc 
  underlying issuer of existing shares 
  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 
 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                                                              The Capital Group Companies, Inc. 
 City and country of registered office                                Los Angeles, CA 90071, USA 
  (if applicable) 
 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)(v) 
 City and country of registered office 
  (if applicable) 
 5. Date on which the threshold was                                         10 January 2019 
  crossed or reached(vi) : 
 6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):                             11 January 2019 
 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                   10.8285%              0.0654%            10.8939%          83,872,275 
                          ------------------  ---------------------  --------------  -------------------- 
 Position of 
  previous notification 
  applicable)                  10.9721%              0.2373%            11.2094% 
                          ------------------  ---------------------  --------------  -------------------- 
 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(ix)                              % of voting rights 
  ISIN code (if 
                                   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 
  (ISIN:GB0030927254)                                         9,082,110                                        10.8285% 
                          ------------------------  -----------------------------  -------------------------  --------------------- 
 SUBTOTAL 8. A                                   9,082,110                                             10.8285% 
                          -------------------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------ 
 B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC 
  (DTR5.3.1.1 (a)) 
 Type of financial         Expiration   Exercise/                            Number of voting                  % of voting 
  instrument                date(x)      Conversion Period(xi)                rights that may                   rights 
                                                                              be acquired if 
                                                                              the instrument 
                          -----------  -----------------------------------  --------------------------------  --------------------- 
                          -----------  -----------------------------------  --------------------------------  --------------------- 
                                        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) 
                  -------------------  ----------------------  -----------------------  -------------------- 
 Rights to 
  recall lent 
  shares           N/A                  N/A                     Physical settlement      54,878                0.0654% 
                  -------------------  ----------------------  -----------------------  -------------------- 
                                                                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       instruments if it        higher than the 
                                 the notifiable      equals or is higher     notifiable threshold 
                                    threshold        than the notifiable 
                              -------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 The Capital Group 
  Companies, Inc. 
  Holdings by CG Management 
  companies are set 
  out below:                        10.8285%              0.0654%                 10.8939% 
                              -------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 -- Capital Research 
  and Management Company(1)         10.8285%              0.0654%                 10.8939% 
                              -------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 EuroPacific Growth 
  Fund (EUPAC) (2)                  7.4683%               0.0000%                  7.4683% 
                              -------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 (1) Subsidiary of The Capital Group Companies, Inc. 
  (2) Mutual fund managed by Capital Research and Management Company. 
 10. In case of proxy voting, please identify: 
 Name of the proxy holder 
 The number and % of voting rights 
 The date until which the voting rights 
  will be held 
 11. Additional information(xvi) 
 CGC is the parent company of Capital Research and Management Company 
  ("CRMC"). CRMC is a U.S.-based investment management company that manages 
  the American Funds family of mutual funds. CRMC manages equity assets 
  for various investment companies through three divisions, Capital Research 
  Global Investors, Capital International Investors and Capital World Investors. 
  CRMC in turn is the parent company of Capital Group International, Inc. 
  ("CGII"), which in turn is the parent company of five investment management 
  companies ("CGII management companies"): Capital Guardian Trust Company, 
  Capital International, Inc., Capital International Limited, Capital International 
  Sàrl and Capital International K.K. The CGII management companies 
  primarily serve as investment managers to institutional clients. 
  Neither CGC nor any of its affiliates own shares of ASOS plc for its 
  own account. Rather, the shares reported on this Notification are owned 
  by accounts under the discretionary investment management of one or more 
  of the investment management companies described above. 
 Place of completion   Los Angeles, CA, USA 
 Date of completion    11 January 2019 

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