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Market Cap £329.3m
Enterprise Value £497.4m
Revenue £382.8m
Position in Universe 667th / 1854

Vp PLC : Holding(s) in Company

Tue 1st December, 2015 10:59am
For filings with the FCA include the annex                                                                                                                                                
  For filings with issuer exclude the annex                                                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                                                                            
  TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES i                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                                                           
  1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer                                                                                          VP plc                                         
  of existing shares to which voting rights are                                                                                                                                              
  attached: ii                                                                                                                                                                               
  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):            Implementation of Transparency Directive II Regulation                                                                                      X           
  3. Full name of person(s) subject to the                              Schroders plc                                                                                                        
  notification obligation: iii                                                                                                                                                               
  4. Full name of shareholder(s)                                        Schroder Investment Management Limited                                                                               
   (if different from 3.): iv                                                                                                                                                               
  5. Date of the transaction and date on                                26.11.15                                                                                                             
  which the threshold is crossed or                                                                                                                                                          
  reached: v                                                                                                                                                                                 
  6. Date on which issuer notified:                                     27.11.15                                                                                                             
  7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                                Above 5%                                                                                                             
  reached: vi, vii                                                                                                                                                                           
  8. Notified details:                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
  A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix                                                                                                                                                                                             
  Class/type of                       Situation previous                                                         Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                                                                      
  shares                              to the triggering                                                                                                                                                                                    
  if possible using the ISIN CODE     transaction                                                                                                                                                                                          
  Number                                                     Number                                   Number                           Number of voting                    % of  voting rights x                                
  of                                                         of                                       of shares                        rights                                                                                    
  Shares                                                     Voting                                                                                                                                                              
                                                             Rights                                                                                                                                                              
  Direct                                                     Direct xi                Indirect xii    Direct                           Indirect               
                                     Below 5%                          Below 5%                                 2,351,648                         N/A                     2,351,648    N/A                             5.86%              
  Ordinary   GB0009286963          
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
  B: Qualifying Financial Instruments                                                                                                                                                                                                      
  Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                                                                                                                                                                                     
  Type of financial                                          Expiration               Exercise/                                                                Number of voting                               % of voting                  
  instrument                                                 date xiii                Conversion Period xiv                                                    rights that may be                             rights                       
                                                                                                                                                               acquired if the                                                             
                                                                                                                                                               instrument is                                                               
                                                                                                                                                               exercised/ converted.                                                       
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
  C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi                                                                                                                                        
  Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                                                                                                                                                                                     
  Type of financial                               Exercise price        Expiration date xvii          Exercise/                        Number of voting rights instrument refers to                % of voting rights xix, xx            
  instrument                                                                                          Conversion period xviii                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                                                              Nominal                       Delta    
                                                                     
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
  Total (A+B+C)                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
  Number of voting rights                                                                                                   Percentage of voting rights                                                                                    
  2,351,648                                                                                                                 5.86%                                                                                                          
  9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
  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:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
                                   This notification is being made based on the legal entity position exceeding 5%. Schroders Plc's position remains as per the previous disclosure. The shares referred to in section 9 are held in portfolios managed by those firms on a discretionary basis for clients under investment management agreements. This disclosure has been calculated based on issue share capital amount 40,154,253.       
  13. Additional information:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
  14. Contact name:                Chloe Talbot                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
  15. Contact telephone number:    +44 207 658 6000
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