RNS Number : 1394D
Helphire Group PLC
10 September 2008
 



NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1. Identity of the issuer which voting rights are attached:

Helphire Group PLC

2. Reason for the notification

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

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

Jupiter Asset Management Limited

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

Not specified

5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached

8 September 2008

6. Date on which issuer notified:

9 September 2008 

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

15%

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares 


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

% of voting rights

Direct

Direct

Indirect 

Direct

Indirect

 Ord 5p

16,302,192 16,302,192

Not specified

Not specified

21,096,953

Not specified

15.18%

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument 

Expiration date 

Exercise/ Conversion Period/ Date 

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted. 

% of voting rights

Not specified

Not specified

Not specified

Not specified

Not specified

Total (A B)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

21,096,953

15.18%

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

The shares will appear on the register in the following names:

Nortrust Nominees Limited - 21,096,953

Of the 21,096,953 shares held by Jupiter 18,077,504 shares are held on behalf of Jupiter Income Fund.


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

Not specified

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

Not specified

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

Not specified

13. Additional information:

Notification using the total voting rights figure of 138,961,489

14. Contact name:

Nick Tilley, Company Secretary

15. Contact telephone number:

01225 321218

16. Date

10 September 2008



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