RNS Number : 2670D
Helphire Group PLC
11 September 2008
 



NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:

Helphire Group Plc

2. Reason for notification - An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

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

Schroders plc

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


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

09/09/08

6. Date on which issuer notified:

10/09/08

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

14-13%

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares 

 if possible using the 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

% of voting rights


Direct  

Indirect 

Direct

Indirect

Ord 5p

22,445,305

19,472,944

28,788,444

N/A

24,937,852

N/A

13.87%

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

24,937,852

13.87%

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

Schroder Investment Management Limited - 24,937,852

13.87%


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

N/A

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

N/A

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

N/A

13. Additional information:

The shares referred to in section 9 are held in portfolios managed by those firms on a discretionary basis for clients under investment management agreements.

14. Contact name:

Nick Tilley, Company Secretary

15. Contact telephone number:

01225 321218

16 Date

11th September 2008



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