TR-1: Notification of Major Interest in Shares - Standard Life

12 June 2015

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: (Yes)

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): (No)

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

Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Limited (Parent Company) -8.878% comprised of:

Standard Life Investments Limited - 8.808%
Ignis Investment Services Limited - 0.070%

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

Vidacos Nominees\HSBC

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

10/06/2015

6. Date on which issuer notified:

11/06/2015

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

9%.

8.Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of share if possible use ISIN code GBOO07594764
Situation previous to the triggering transaction
Number of shares Number of voting rights
20,699,401 20,699,401
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number of shares Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
Direct Indirect Direct Indirect
19,700,375 9,312,094 10,388,281 4.196 4.681

 

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrument Expiration date Exercise/Conversion Period 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
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrument Exercise price Expiration date Exercise/Conversion period No. of voting rights instrument refers to Percentage of voting rights
Nominal Delta

 

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
19,700,375 8.878

 

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

 

Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Limited (Parent Company) -8.878% comprised of:

Standard Life Investments Limited - 8.808%
Ignis Investment Services Limited - 0.070%

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: N/A
14. Contact name: [email protected]
Standard Life Investments Ltd
15. Contact telephone number: (0131) 245 6565