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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:00:11

: Holding(s) in Company

W.H. Ireland Group PLC (WHI)

08-Dec-2016 / 15:00 GMT/BST

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The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.


TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi
   
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are
attached: ii
WH Ireland Group PLC
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights X
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached  
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments  
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights  
Other (please specify):    
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification obligation: iii
Polygon Global Partners LLP
Reade Eugene Griffith
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):iv
N/A
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached: v
6 December 2016
6. Date on which issuer notified: 7 December 2016
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached: vi, vii
23%

 

 

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix
Class/type of
shares

if possible using
the 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
% of voting rights x
Direct Direct xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
Common Stock 5,740,634       6,393,126   23.258%
(GB0009241885)
 
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Expiration
date xiii
Exercise/
Conversion Period xiv
Number of voting
rights that may be
acquired if the
instrument is
exercised/ converted.
% of voting
rights
         
 
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Exercise price Expiration date xvii Exercise/
Conversion period xviii
Number of voting rights instrument refers to % of voting rights xix, xx
             
   
 
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
6,393,126 23.258%

 

 

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi
Reade Griffith holds a majority of the voting rights in Polygon Global Partners LLP. Consequently, Polygon Global Partners LLP is a ‘controlled undertaking’ in relation to Mr. Griffith.
 
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the 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: Polygon Global Partners LLP is the investment manager to a fund, Polygon European Equity Opportunity Master Fund, and a separate managed account that, between them, hold the positions referred to in this notification.
14. Contact name: Katharine Ostrow
15. Contact telephone number: +44 020 7901 8331


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