RNS Number : 1107L
Northgate PLC
05 January 2009
 




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:

AVIVA PLC & ITS SUBSIDIARIES


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

REGISTERED HOLDER:

 

BNY NORWICH UNION

NOMINEES LTD - 515,421*

 

CHASE GA GROUP NOMINEES LTD -

1,417,574*

 

CHASE NOMINEES LTD -

86,800*

 

CUIM NOMINEE LTD -

314,835*

 

*DENOTES DIRECT INTEREST


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


23 DECEMBER 2008


6. Date on which issuer notified:


24 DECEMBER 2008


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


<3% TO 3% CHANGE AT DIRECT INTEREST LEVEL



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
Direct

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights


Direct


Indirect


Direct


Indirect

GB0003775441

BELOW 3%

BELOW 3%

2,334,630

2,334,630

NOT DISCLOSABLE

3.31%

NOT DISCLOSABLE





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

     2,334,630

                3.31%




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

THE VOTING RIGHTS ARE MANAGED AND CONTROLLED BY AVIVA INVESTORS GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED, WITH THE FOLLOWING CHAIN OF CONTROLLED UNDERTAKINGS:-

AVIVA INVESTORS GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED:


AVIVA PLC (PARENT COMPANY)
AVIVA GROUP HOLDINGS LIMITED (WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY

OF AVIVA PLC)
AVIVA INVESTORS HOLDINGS LIMITED (WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF AVIVA GROUP HOLDINGS LIMITED)
AVIVA INVESTORS GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED (WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF AVIVA INVESTORS HOLDINGS LIMITED)

 

 


Proxy Voting:


10. Name of proxy holder:


SEE SECTION 4

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:


FIGURES ARE BASED ON A TOTAL NUMBER OF VOTING RIGHTS OF 70,548,045

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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