TR-1: Notification of Major Interest in Shares - Montanaro Asset Management Ltd

11 October 2016

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:

Montanaro Asset Management Limited

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

 

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

7th October 2016

6. Date on which issuer notified:

10th October 2016

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

3%

8.Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares
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
Direct Direct Indirect Direct Indirect
GB0007594764 6,800,000 6,800,000 6,550,000 6,550,000 0 2.94% 0

 

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
6,550,000 2.94%

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

 

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:

 

14. Contact name:

Matthew Francis, Montanaro

15. Contact telephone number:

020 7448 8600