RNS Number : 3803K
Northgate PLC
18 December 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 PLC



2. Reason for notification (yes/no)


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):

15 DECEMBER 2008


6. Date on which issuer notified:

17 DECEMBER 2008


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


12%



8: Notified Details

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

GB0003775441

8,461,180

8,461,180

8,608,834

4,675,725

3,933,109

6.628%

5.575%




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

8,608,834

12.203%




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. 


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