TR-1: Notification of Major Interest in Shares - Greater Manchester Pension Fund

05 August 2014

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

RPS GROUP PLC

2. Reason for the notification (please state Yes/No):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: (No)

An acquisition or disposal of qualifying 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): A change in the total voting rights. (Yes)

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

Tameside MBC re Greater Manchester Pension Fund.

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

Chase Nominees Ltd A/C TMBC1.

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

1 August 2014.

6. Date on which issuer notified:

4 August 2014.

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

Above 3%.

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 Percentage of voting rights x
Direct Direct xi Indirect xiii Direct Indirect
3p ORD GB0007594764 Below 3% Below 3% 6934446 6934446 3.14

 

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrument Expiration date xiii Exercise/Conversion Period xiv 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 xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrument Exercise price Expiration date xvii Exercise/Conversion period xviii No. of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/converted. Percentage of voting rights xix, xx
Nominal Delta

 

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
6934446 3.14

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

 

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

13. Additional information:

The fund manager of this asset is: UBS Global Asset Management

14. Contact name:

Nick Livingstone

15. Contact telephone number:

0161 342 5038