Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Greene King LSE:GNK London Ordinary Share GB00B0HZP136 ORD 12.5P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +3.00p +0.52% 584.40p 583.00p 583.60p 584.80p 577.00p 582.80p 635,327 16:35:08
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Travel & Leisure 2,216.5 184.9 49.0 11.9 1,811.50

Greene King PLC Holding(s) in Company

18/05/2018 9:32am

UK Regulatory (RNS & others)


TIDMGNK

RNS Number : 5531O

Greene King PLC

18 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) 
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 1a. Identity of the issuer                                         Greene King plc 
  or the 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) 
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 Non-UK issuer 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  ------------- 
 2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate 
  box or boxes with an "X") 
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 An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                                 X 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  ------------- 
 An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments 
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 An event changing the breakdown of voting rights 
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 Other (please specify)(iii) : 
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 3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation(iv) 
 Name                                                         The Capital Group Companies, 
                                                                      Inc. ("CGC") 
 City and country of registered                                Los Angeles, CA 90071, USA 
  office (if applicable) 
 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)(v) 
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 Name 
-------------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
 City and country of registered 
  office (if applicable) 
-------------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
 5. Date on which the threshold                                       16 May 2018 
  was crossed or reached(vi) 
  : 
-------------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
 6. Date on which issuer notified                                     17 May 2018 
  (DD/MM/YYYY): 
-------------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
 7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification 
  obligation 
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                               % of voting            % of voting        Total of       Total number 
                              rights attached       rights through       both in %       of voting 
                                 to shares             financial        (8.A + 8.B)      rights of 
                                 (total of            instruments                        issuer(vii) 
                                   8. A)               (total of 
                                                      8.B 1 + 8.B 
                                                          2) 
----------------------  -------------------------  ----------------  ----------------  ------------- 
 Resulting 
  situation 
  on the date 
  on which 
  threshold 
  was crossed 
  or reached                     16.8946%               0.0000%          16.8946%       309,979,203 
----------------------  -------------------------  ----------------  ----------------  ------------- 
 Position 
  of previous 
  notification 
  (if 
  applicable)                    17.8333%               0.0000%          17.8333% 
----------------------  -------------------------  ----------------  ----------------  ------------- 
 
 
 
 8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the 
  date on which the threshold was crossed or reached(viii) 
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 A: Voting rights attached to shares 
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 Class/type               Number of voting rights(ix)            % of voting rights 
  of 
  shares 
  ISIN code 
  (if possible) 
----------------------- 
                                 Direct            Indirect                 Direct                 Indirect 
                                (Art 9 of          (Art 10 of              (Art 9 of               (Art 10 of 
                                Directive          Directive               Directive               Directive 
                              2004/109/EC)        2004/109/EC)            2004/109/EC)            2004/109/EC) 
                                (DTR5.1)           (DTR5.2.1)               (DTR5.1)               (DTR5.2.1) 
----------------------   ---------------------  --------------  ------------------------------  -------------- 
 Ordinary 
  Shares (GB00B0HZP136)                          52,369,656                                      16.8946% 
-----------------------  ---------------------  --------------  ------------------------------  -------------- 
 
 
 SUBTOTAL 
  8. A                                 52,369,656                                  16.8946% 
-----------------------  -------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 
 B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) 
  of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a)) 
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 Type of financial        Expiration             Exercise/       Number of voting                % of voting 
  instrument               date(x)                Conversion      rights that                     rights 
                                                  Period(xi)      may 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)) 
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 Type of                 Expiration              Exercise/       Physical           Number       % of voting 
  financial               date(x)                Conversion      or cash             of voting    rights 
  instrument                                     Period          settlement(xii)     rights 
                                                 (xi) 
----------------------  ----------------------  --------------  -----------------  -----------  -------------- 
 
 
 
                                                                 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                             X 
  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) 
---------------------------------------------------------------------  --------------------- 
         Name(xv)              % of voting          % of voting            Total of both 
                               rights if it        rights through           if it equals 
                               equals or is     financial instruments       or is higher 
                               higher than          if it equals         than the notifiable 
                              the notifiable        or is higher              threshold 
                                threshold        than the notifiable 
                                                      threshold 
--------------------------  ----------------  -----------------------  --------------------- 
 The Capital 
  Group Companies, 
  Inc. 
  Holdings by 
  CG Management 
  companies are 
  set out below:                16.8946%              0.0000%                 16.8946% 
--------------------------  ----------------  -----------------------  --------------------- 
 -- Capital Guardian 
  Trust Company(1) 
--------------------------  ----------------  -----------------------  --------------------- 
 -- Capital International 
  Limited(1) 
--------------------------  ----------------  -----------------------  --------------------- 
 -- Capital International 
  Sàrl(1) 
--------------------------  ----------------  -----------------------  --------------------- 
 -- Capital Research 
  and Management 
  Company(2)                    13.9582%              0.0000%                 13.9582% 
--------------------------  ----------------  -----------------------  --------------------- 
 Capital Income 
  Builder(3)                     7.9655%              0.0000%                 7.9655% 
--------------------------  ----------------  -----------------------  --------------------- 
 (1) Indirect subsidiaries of Capital Research and Management 
  Company. 
  (2) Subsidiary of The Capital Group Companies, Inc. 
  (3) Mutual fund managed by Capital Research and Management 
  Company. 
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 10. In case of proxy voting, please identify: 
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 Name of the proxy holder 
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 The number and % of voting 
  rights held 
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 The date until which the 
  voting rights will be held 
--------------------------------------------  ---------------------------------------------- 
 
 11. Additional information(xvi) 
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 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 
  Greene King 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. 
 
  Capital Income Builder ("CIB") is a mutual funds registered 
  in the United States under the Investment Company Act 
  of 1940. CIB is the legal owner of 24,691,512 shares 
  (7.9655% of outstanding shares). CIB has granted proxy 
  voting authority to CRMC, its investment adviser. 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
 
 
 
 Place of completion   Los Angeles, CA, USA 
--------------------  --------------------- 
 Date of completion    17 May 2018 
--------------------  --------------------- 
 

Notes

(i) Please note that national forms may vary due to specific national legislation (Article 3(1a) of Directive 2004/109/EC) as for instance the applicable thresholds or information regarding capital holdings.

(ii) Full name of the legal entity and further specification of the issuer or underlying issuer, provided it is reliable and accurate (e.g. address, LEI, domestic number identity). Indicate in the relevant section whether the issuer is a non UK issuer.

(iii) Other reason for the notification could be voluntary notifications, changes of attribution of the nature of the holding (e.g. expiring of financial instruments) or acting in concert.

(iv) This should be the full name of (a) the shareholder; (b) the natural person or legal entity acquiring, disposing of or exercising voting rights in the cases provided for in DTR5.2.1 (b) to (h)/ Article 10 (b) to (h) of Directive 2004/109/EC; (c) all parties to the agreement referred to in Article 10 (a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.2.1 (a)) or (d) the holder of financial instruments referred to in Article 13(1) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1).

As the disclosure of cases of acting in concert may vary due to the specific circumstances (e.g. same or different total positions of the parties, entering or exiting of acting in concert by a single party) the standard form does not provide for a specific method how to notify cases of acting in concert.

In relation to the transactions referred to in points (b) to (h) of Article 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.2.1 (b) to (h)), the following list is provided as indication of the persons who should be mentioned:

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (b) of Article 10 of that Directive (DTR5.2.1 (b)), the natural person or legal entity that acquires the voting rights and is entitled to exercise them under the agreement and the natural person or legal entity who is transferring temporarily for consideration the voting rights;

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (c) of Article 10 of that Directive (DTR5.2.1 (c)), the natural person or legal entity holding the collateral, provided the person or entity controls the voting rights and declares its intention of exercising them, and natural person or legal entity lodging the collateral under these conditions;

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (d) of Article 10 of that Directive (DTR5.2.1 (d)), the natural person or legal entity who has a life interest in shares if that person or entity is entitled to exercise the voting rights attached to the shares and the natural person or legal entity who is disposing of the voting rights when the life interest is created;

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (e) of Article 10 of that Directive (DTR5.2.1 (e)), the controlling natural person or legal entity and, provided it has a notification duty at an individual level under Article 9 (DTR 5.1), under letters (a) to (d) of Article 10 of that Directive (DTR5.2.1 (a) to (d)) or under a combination of any of those situations, the controlled undertaking;

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (f) of Article 10 of that Directive (DTR5.2.1 (f)), the deposit taker of the shares, if he can exercise the voting rights attached to the shares deposited with him at his discretion, and the depositor of the shares allowing the deposit taker to exercise the voting rights at his discretion;

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (g) of Article 10 of that Directive (DTR5.2.1 (g)), the natural person or legal entity that controls the voting rights;

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (h) of Article 10 of that Directive (DTR5.2.1 (h)), the proxy holder, if he can exercise the voting rights at his discretion, and the shareholder who has given his proxy to the proxy holder allowing the latter to exercise the voting rights at his discretion (e.g. management companies).

(v) Applicable in the cases provided for in Article 10 (b) to (h) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.2.1 (b) to (h). This should be the full name of the shareholder who is the counterparty to the natural person or legal entity referred to in Article 10 of that Directive (DTR5.2) unless the percentage of voting rights held by the shareholder is lower than the lowest notifiable threshold for the disclosure of voting rights holdings in accordance with national practices (e.g. identification of funds managed by management companies).

(vi) The date on which threshold is crossed or reached should be the date on which the acquisition or disposal took place or the other reason triggered the notification obligation. For passive crossings, the date when the corporate event took effect.

(vii) The total number of voting rights shall be composed of all the shares, including depository receipts representing shares, to which voting rights are attached even if the exercise thereof is suspended.

(viii) If the holding has fallen below the lowest applicable threshold in accordance with national law, please note that it might not be necessary in accordance with national law to disclose the extent of the holding, only that the new holding is below that threshold.

(ix) In case of combined holdings of shares with voting rights attached "direct holding" and voting rights "indirect holding", please split the voting rights number and percentage into the direct and indirect columns - if there is no combined holdings, please leave the relevant box blank.

(x) Date of maturity/expiration of the financial instrument i.e. the date when right to acquire shares ends.

(xi) If the financial instrument has such a period - please specify this period - for example once every 3 months starting from [date].

(xii) In case of cash settled instruments the number and percentages of voting rights is to be presented on a delta-adjusted basis (Article 13(1a) of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR 5.3.3.A).

(xiii) If the person subject to the notification obligation is either controlled and/or does control another undertaking then the second option applies.

(xiv) The full chain of controlled undertakings starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity has to be presented also in the cases, in which only on subsidiary level a threshold is crossed or reached and the subsidiary undertaking discloses the notification as only thus the markets get always the full picture of the group holdings. In case of multiple chains through which the voting rights and/or financial instruments are effectively held the chains have to be presented chain by chain leaving a row free between different chains (e.g.: A, B, C, free row, A, B, D, free row, A, E, F etc.).

(xv) The names of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or financial instruments are effectively held have to be presented irrespectively whether the controlled undertakings cross or reach the lowest applicable threshold themselves.

(xvi) Example: Correction of a previous notification.

This information is provided by RNS

The company news service from the London Stock Exchange

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