TIDMOCDO

RNS Number : 8285P

Ocado Group PLC

12 June 2020

 
TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings 
 
  NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer 
   and to the FCA in Microsoft Word format if possible) 
 
  1a. Identity of the issuer or the                       Ocado Group PLC 
   underlying issuer of existing shares 
   to which voting rights are attached: 
  1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer (please mark 
   with an "X" if appropriate) 
  Non-UK issuer 
                                                                                               -------- 
  2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box 
   or boxes with an "X") 
  An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                                       X 
                                                                                               -------- 
  An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments 
                                                                                               -------- 
  An event changing the breakdown of voting rights 
                                                                                               -------- 
  Other (please specify): 
                                                                                               -------- 
  3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation 
  Name                                                    The Capital Group Companies, Inc. 
                                                        ----------------------------------------------- 
  City and country of registered                          Los Angeles, USA 
   office (if applicable) 
                                                        ----------------------------------------------- 
  4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3) 
  Name 
                                                        ----------------------------------------------- 
  City and country of registered 
   office (if applicable) 
                                                        ----------------------------------------------- 
  5. Date on which the threshold                          05/06/2020 
   was crossed or reached: 
                                                        ----------------------------------------------- 
  6. Date on which issuer notified                        09/06/2020 
   (DD/MM/YYYY): 
                                                        ----------------------------------------------- 
  7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: 
                            % of voting       % of voting rights    Total of both      Total number 
                           rights attached     through financial         in %         of voting rights 
                              to shares           instruments                            of issuer 
                              (total of         (total of 8.B.1      (8.A + 8.B) 
                                 8.A)               + 8.B.2) 
                         -----------------  ---------------------  --------------  -------------------- 
  Resulting situation 
   on the date on 
   which threshold 
   was crossed or 
   reached                 10.78%             0.00%                  10.78%          714,168,254 
                         -----------------  ---------------------  --------------  -------------------- 
  Position of previous 
   notification 
   (if applicable)         11.94%             0.00%                  11.94% 
                         -----------------  ---------------------  --------------  -------------------- 
 
 
 
  8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which 
   the threshold was crossed or reached: 
  A: Voting rights attached to shares 
  Class/type            Number of voting rights                             % of voting rights 
   of shares 
   ISIN code 
   (if possible) 
                      --------------------------------------------------  -------------------------------- 
                           Direct                   Indirect                   Direct          Indirect 
                          (Art 9 of            (Art 10 of Directive             (Art 9         (Art 10 of 
                          Directive          2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)         of Directive      Directive 
                         2004/109/EC)                                        2004/109/EC)     2004/109/EC) 
                           (DTR5.1)                                            (DTR5.1)        (DTR5.2.1) 
                      ---------------  ---------------------------------  ---------------  --------------- 
GB00B3MBS747 
 Common Stock                          76,974,615                                          10.78% 
                      ---------------  ---------------------------------  ---------------  --------------- 
 
SUBTOTAL 8.A                              76,974,615                                   10.78% 
                      --------------------------------------------------  -------------------------------- 
 
  B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 
   2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a)) 
  Type of financial     Expiration       Exercise/      Number of voting                     % of voting 
   instrument            date             Conversion     rights that may be                   rights 
                                          Period         acquired if the instrument 
                                                         is exercised/converted 
                      ---------------  -------------  -----------------------------------  --------------- 
  N/A 
                      ---------------  -------------  -----------------------------------  --------------- 
                                         SUBTOTAL 
                                          8.B.1 
                                                      -----------------------------------  --------------- 
 
  B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according 
   to Art. 13(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (b)) 
  Type of financial     Expiration       Exercise/      Physical       Number of             % of voting 
   instrument            date             Conversion     or cash        voting rights         rights 
                                          Period         settlement 
                      ---------------  -------------  -------------  --------------------  --------------- 
  N/A 
                      ---------------  -------------  -------------  --------------------  --------------- 
                                                        SUBTOTAL 
                                                         8.B.2 
                                                                     --------------------  --------------- 
 
 
 
  9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification 
   obligation (please mark the applicable box with an "X") 
  Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled 
   by any natural person or legal entity and does not control 
   any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an 
   interest in the (underlying) issuer. 
  Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting                                   X 
   rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held 
   starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal 
   entity (please add additional rows as necessary) 
                                                                                               -------- 
             Name                 % of voting rights     % of voting rights         Total of both 
                                     if it equals         through financial          if it equals 
                                     or is higher          instruments if            or is higher 
                                  than the notifiable       it equals or          than the notifiable 
                                       threshold           is higher than              threshold 
                                                           the notifiable 
                                                              threshold 
                               ----------------------  --------------------  -------------------------- 
 Capital Research and 
  Management Company                            7.86%                                             7.86% 
                               ----------------------  --------------------  -------------------------- 
 Capital International, 
  Inc. 
                               ----------------------  --------------------  -------------------------- 
 Capital International 
  Sàrl 
                               ----------------------  --------------------  -------------------------- 
 Capital Bank and Trust 
  Company 
                               ----------------------  --------------------  -------------------------- 
 Capital World Growth 
  and Income Fund (a 
  mutual fund managed 
  by Capital Research 
  and Management Company)                       5.87%                                             5.87% 
                               ----------------------  --------------------  -------------------------- 
 Total                                         10.78%                                            10.78% 
                               ----------------------  --------------------  -------------------------- 
 
 
  10. In case of proxy voting, please identify: 
  Name of the proxy holder 
                                                       ------------------------------------------------ 
  The number and % of voting rights 
   held 
                                                       ------------------------------------------------ 
  The date until which the voting 
   rights will be held 
                                                       ------------------------------------------------ 
 
  11. Additional information: 
  The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CGC") is the parent company 
   of Capital Research and Management Company ("CRMC") and Capital 
   Bank & Trust Company ("CB&T"). CRMC is a U.S.-based investment 
   management company that serves as investment manager to the American 
   Funds family of mutual funds, other pooled investment vehicles, 
   as well as individual and institutional clients. CRMC and its 
   investment manager affiliates manage equity assets for various 
   investment companies through three divisions, Capital Research 
   Global Investors, Capital International Investors and Capital 
   World Investors. CRMC is the parent company of Capital Group International, 
   Inc. ("CGII"), which in turn is the parent company of four investment 
   management companies ("CGII management companies"): Capital International, 
   Inc., Capital International Limited, Capital International Sàrl 
   and Capital International K.K. CGII management companies and CB&T 
   primarily serve as investment managers to institutional and high 
   net worth clients. CB&T is a U.S.-based investment management 
   company that is a registered investment adviser and an affiliated 
   federally chartered bank. 
   Neither CGC nor any of its affiliates own shares of the Issuer 
   for its own account. Rather, the shares reported on this Notification 
   are owned by accounts under the discretionary investment management 
   of one or more of the investment management companies described 
   above. 
 
  Place of completion        Los Angeles 
 
 

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