RNS Number : 3240B
Northgate PLC
14 August 2008
 




For filings with the FSA include the annex

For filings with issuer exclude the annex 


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



2. Reason for notification (yes/no)


An acquisition or disposal of voting rights


YES


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:

AXA S.A, 25 Avenue Matignon, 75008 Paris and its group of companies


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


 


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


12.08.08


6. Date on which issuer notified:


13.08.08


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


5%



8: Notified Details                                               Total

A: Voting rights attached to shares


Class/type of shares

If possible use 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

Percentage of voting rights


Direct


Indirect


Direct


Indirect



0377544



4,429,773



4,429,773



593,630



593,630



2,514,205



0.84



3.56




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)

Percentage of voting rights









Total (A B)


Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights


3,107,835


4.41%




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

 

Name of Company/Fund
No. Shares
% Issued share capital
AXA Sun Life plc (fmly Axa Equity &
 
 
Law Life Assurance Society plc)
103,000
0.14600
AXA UK Investment Co ICVC Extra Income Fund
3,000
0.00425
AXA UK Investment Co ICVC UK Growth Fund
49,000
0.06950
PPP Healthcare Group plc
9,000
0.01276
Sun Life Pensions Management Ltd
33,000
0.04678
Sun Life Pensions Management Ltd
7,500
0.01063
Sun Life Assurance Society plc
54,870
0.07778
AXA Insurance UK
22,015
0.03121
AXA General Unit Trust
160,000
0.22680
AXA Financial, Inc
2,203,011
3.12271
AXA Financial, Inc
49,194
0.06973
Sun Life Unit Assurance Ltd LTAV UK Equity
17,387
0.02465
Sun Life Unit Assurance Ltd FTSE All Share Tracker
12,706
0.01801
Sun Life Pensions Management LTAV UK Equity
70,004
0.09923
Sun Life Pensions Management FTSE All Share Tracker
63,646
0.09022
AXA Winterthur
129,349
0.18335
AXA Sun Life With Profits Passive
47,800
0.06776
AXA Sun Life With Profits Passive
23,353
0.03310
AXA UK Investment Co ICVC UK Distribution OEIC              
 50,000
 0.07087
 
3,107,835
4.40527
 
 
 
  


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. 


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