RNS Number : 2046U
Northgate PLC
12 May 2008
 




TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares


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


Northgate plc


2. Reason for the notification 

(please place an X inside the appropriate bracket/s):


An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: ( x)


An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached: (    )


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: (     )


Other (please specify) :    )



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


Standard Life Investments Ltd


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


Vidacos Nominees


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


7 May 2008


6. Date on which issuer notified:


8 May 2008


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


14%  

8. Notified Details:


A: Voting rights attached to shares


Class/type of shares

if possible use ISIN

CODE

Situation previous to the triggering transaction



Number of shares

Number of voting rights

GB0003775441

9,199,252

9,199,252




Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Class/type of shares

if possible use ISIN

CODE

Number of shares 

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights




Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

 GB0003775441

9,925,139

5,567,049

4,358,090

7.891%

6.177%


B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of

Financial

instrument

Expiration

date

Exercise/

Conversion

period/date

No. of voting rights

that may be

acquired (if the

instrument

exercised/

converted)

% of voting

rights







Total (A B)

Number of voting rights

of voting rights

9,925,139

14.069%


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


Standard Life Investments Ltd


Proxy Voting:


10. Name of 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 Henderson


15. Contact telephone number:

 

01325 467558


For notes on how to complete form TR-1 please see the FSA website.

This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange