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Biffa plc Goldman Sachs Group. - Holding(s) in Company

Mon 16th September, 2019 9:17am
RNS Number : 4229M
Biffa plc
16 September 2019
 

tandard form for notification of major holdings

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the FCA in Microsoft Word format if possible)i

 

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

Biffa 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

X

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

 

Other (please specify)iii:

 

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv

Name

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Corporation Trust Center, 1209 Orange Street,

Wilmington DE 19801, USA

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

Name

Goldman Sachs International

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Plumtree Court, 25 Shoe Lane, London EC4A 4AU,UK

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

11/09/2019

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

13/09/2019

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

5.41%

3.38%

8.78%

250,000,000

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

4.39%

4.39%

8.79%

 

             

 

 

 

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)

GB00BD8DR117

 

13,513,885

 

5.41%

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8. A

13,513,885

5.41%

 

 

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

Securities Lending

Open

 

8,327,920

3.33%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8. B 1

8,327,920

3.33%

 

 

 

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

CFD

06/08/2029

 

Cash

58,711

0.02%

CFD

06/08/2029

 

Cash

58,154

0.02%

CFD

13/12/2028

 

Cash

479

0.0002%

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8.B.2

117,344

0.05%

 

 

                   

 

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

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

 

 

 

Goldman Sachs (UK) L.L.C.

 

 

 

Goldman Sachs Group UK Limited

 

 

 

Goldman Sachs

International

 

3.38%

5.82%

 

 

 

 

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

 

 

 

GSAM Holdings LLC

 

 

 

Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

 

 

 

GSSG Holdings LLC

 

 

 

ALQ Holdings (DEL) LLC

 

 

 

GLQ International Holdings Ltd

 

 

 

GLQ Holdings (UK) Ltd

 

 

 

ELQ Investors IX Ltd

 

 

 

ELQ Investors II Ltd

 

 

 

 

10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:

Name of the proxy holder

N/A

The number and % of voting rights held

N/A

The date until which the voting rights will be held

N/A

 

 

 

11. Additional informationxvi

Please note, the total amount of voting rights have been rounded to 2 decimal places therefore there is a possibility of a rounding error.

 

General email contact:

gs-regops-emea-position-enquiries@gs.com

 

         

 

 

Place of completion

London

Date of completion

13/09/2019

 

 


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