TR-1: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

04 July 2017

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 tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights
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): An increase in the number of shares relating to the Company's Share Incentive Plan and Performance Share Plan. X

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

Tameside MBC re Greater Manchester Pension Fund

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

Chase Nominees Ltd A/C TMBC1

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

30th June 2017

6. Date on which issuer notified:

4th July 2017

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

Below 4%

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 8974578 8974578 8948814 8948814 3.99

 

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
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

 

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
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Nominal Delta
n/a n/a

 

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
8948814 3.99

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

n/a

 

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:

The fund manager of this asset is: UBS Asset Management

14. Contact name:

Lorraine Peart

15. Contact telephone number:

0161 301 7143