Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Dfs Furniture Plc LSE:DFS London Ordinary Share GB00BTC0LB89 ORD GBP1.50
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -1.00p -0.41% 241.00p 242.50p 250.00p 247.00p 231.50p 233.50p 92,442 16:35:24
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
General Retailers 1,125.6 25.8 8.9 27.1 511

DFS Furniture PLC Holding(s) in Company

03/04/2019 8:31am

UK Regulatory (RNS & others)


TIDMDFS TIDMAV.

RNS Number : 9700U

DFS Furniture PLC

03 April 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              DFS Furniture 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                                                   X 
                                                                                              ------------------ 
 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 569,826* 
                                                      HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited 
                                                      5,589,723* 
                                                      State Street Nominees Limited 3,995* 
 
                                                      *denotes direct interest 
 
                                                      BNY (Nominees) Limited 311,324 
 
                                                      Chase Nominees Limited 4,412,210 
                                               ----------------------------------------------------------------- 
 City and country of registered 
  office (if applicable) 
                                               ----------------------------------------------------------------- 
 5. Date on which the threshold                 01/04/2019 
  was crossed or reached(vi) : 
                                               ----------------------------------------------------------------- 
 6. Date on which issuer notified               02/04/2019 
  (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             5.13%                  0.00%                  5.13%                   212,173,677 
                        ---------------------  ---------------------  ----------------------  ------------------ 
 Position of 
  previous 
  notification 
  (if 
  applicable)            4.78%                  0.20%                  4.98% 
                        ---------------------  ---------------------  ----------------------  ------------------ 
 
 
 
 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 
  shares 
  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 
 
 
  GB00BTC0LB89      6,163,544             4,723,534              2.90%                                2.23% 
                   --------------------  ---------------------  -----------------------------------  --------------------- 
 
 
 SUBTOTAL 8. A                      10,887,078                                             5.13% 
                   -------------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------------------- 
 
 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(x)              Conversion              rights that may                      rights 
  instrument                              Period(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                  5.13%                                               5.13% 
                           -------------------------  -----------------------  ---------------------- 
 Aviva Group Holdings 
  Limited                   5.13%                                               5.13% 
                           -------------------------  -----------------------  ---------------------- 
 Aviva Investors 
  Holdings Limited          5.13%                                               5.13% 
                           -------------------------  -----------------------  ---------------------- 
 Aviva Investors 
  Global Services 
  Limited                   5.13%                                               5.13% 
                           -------------------------  -----------------------  ---------------------- 
 
 
 
 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 a <5% to 5% change at Combined Interest 
  Level (Box 8A) 
 
 
 Place of completion   Norwich, England 
 Date of completion    02 April 2019 
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