RNS Number : 5482N
Trifast PLC
18 February 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:

Trifast plc



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 

No


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

No


Other (please specify):______________

No


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

Gartmore Investment Limited


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

HSBC Global Custody Nominee UK Ltd a/c 56690 4,257,617 shs - 4.995%

BNY GIL CLT Account Nominees Ltd a/c GMT 2,550,000 shs - 2.991%

Gartmore Go Dealing Limited a/c 56630 122,928 shs - 0.144%

Gartmore Growth Opportunities a/c 56640 1,350,878 shs - 1.585%

Goldman Sachs Nominees Ltd. a/c 63285 1,081,993 shs - 1.269%

Nortrust Nominees Limited a/c 54550 4,290,239 shs - 5.033%



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

13th February 2009


6. Date on which issuer notified:

16th February 2009


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

16%



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

GB0008883927

15,022,125

15,022,125

13,653,655


13,653,655


16.017%




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

13,653,655

16.017%




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



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:


e-mail carolyne@trifast.com

All shares are held indirectly


E-mail contact: RDU@Gartmore.com

14 Contact name:


RDU

15. Contact telephone number:


0207 782 2000


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


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