Notification of Major Interest in Shares

16 December, 2016

RNS Number : 0733S
TP Group PLC
16 December 2016

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES

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


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

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

5. Date of the transaction and date  on which the threshold is crossed  orreached: 08 DECEMBER 2016

6. Date on which issuer notified: 09 DECEMBER 2016

. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:
10%

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
% of voting rights
Direct
Indirect
Direct
Indirect
Direct
Indirect
GB0030591514
41,566,002
41,566,002

42,566,002

42,566,002

10.0756%

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Expiration
date
Exercise/
Conversion Period
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
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Exercise price
Expiration date
Exercise/
Conversion period
Number of voting rights instrument refers to

% of voting rights


Nominal
Delta

Total (A B C)
Number of voting rights
Percentage of voting rights
42,566,002
10.0756%


9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:
39,835,002 of these shares are held for unit trusts operated by Marlborough Fund Managers Ltd, for whom Hargreave Hale Ltd manages the investments on a discretionary basis. The remaining shares are held for other discretionary clients.

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:
David Clueit,
Hargreave Hale Ltd
15. Contact telephone number:
01253 754739