RNS Number : 1940Y
Sky PLC
17 August 2018
 

TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

 

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS


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

Sky Plc

1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer  (please mark with an "X" if appropriate)

Non-UK issuer


2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box or boxes with an "X")

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

x

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights


Other (please specify)iii:


3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv

Name

HSBC Holdings PLC

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

London, United Kingdom

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

Name

HSBC Bank plc

HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) Limited

HSBC Global Asset Management (France)

HSBC Global Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited HSBC Trust Company (UK) Limited

INKA Internationale Kapitalanlagegesellschft mbH, Dusseldorf

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

8, Canada Square, London, E14 5HQ

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi:

14 Aug 2018

6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):

15 Aug 2018

7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation


% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 8. A)

% of voting rights through financial instruments
(total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)

Total of both in % (8.A + 8.B)

Total number of voting rights of issuervii

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached

Below Disclosure Threshold

Below Disclosure Threshold

Below Disclosure Threshold

1,719,017,230.

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

3.590 %

1.553 %

5.143 %


 

8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedviii

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of
shares

ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rightsix

% of voting rights

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

GB0001411924


Below Disclosure Threshold


Below Disclosure Threshold











SUBTOTAL 8. A

Below Disclosure Threshold

Below Disclosure Threshold

 

 

B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is

exercised/converted.

% of voting rights

Stock Lent



Below Disclosure Threshold

Below Disclosure Threshold













SUBTOTAL 8. B 1

Below Disclosure Threshold

Below Disclosure Threshold

 

 

B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art. 13(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (b))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Physical or cash

settlementxii

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

Equity Swap



Cash Settled

Below Disclosure Threshold

Below Disclosure Threshold

Option Basket



Cash Settled

Below Disclosure Threshold

Below Disclosure Threshold










SUBTOTAL 8.B.2

Below Disclosure Threshold

Below Disclosure Threshold

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please mark the

applicable box with an "X")

Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuerxiii


Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity
xiv (please add additional rows as necessary)

x

Namexv

% of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

% of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

HSBC Holdings plc




HSBC Bank plc

Below Disclosure Threshold

Below Disclosure Threshold

Below Disclosure Threshold





HSBC Holdings plc




HSBC Investment Bank Holdings plc




HSBC Global Asset Management Limited




HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) Limited

Below Disclosure Threshold

 

Below Disclosure Threshold





HSBC Holdings plc




HSBC Bank plc




HSBC Trust Company (UK) Limited

Below Disclosure Threshold

 

Below Disclosure Threshold





HSBC Holdings plc




HSBC Bank plc




HSBC France




HSBC EPARGNE ENTREPRISE (France)




HSBC Global Asset Management (France)

Below Disclosure Threshold

 

Below Disclosure Threshold





HSBC Holdings plc




HSBC Bank plc




HSBC Germany Holdings GmbH




HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt AG




HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt Gesellschaft fur Bankbeteiligungen mbH




INKA Internationale Kapitalanlagegesellschft mbH, Dusseldorf

Below Disclosure Threshold

 

Below Disclosure Threshold





HSBC Holdings plc




HSBC Finance (Netherlands) 




HSBC Holdings B.V.




HSBC Asia Holdings (UK) Limited




HSBC Asia Holdings B.V.




The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited

 




HSBC Global Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited

Below Disclosure Threshold

 

Below Disclosure Threshold






10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:

Name of the proxy holder


The number and % of voting rights held


The date until which the voting rights will be held



11. Additional informationxvi


 

 

Place of completion

London, United Kingdom

Date of completion

15 Aug 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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