StatPro Group PLC – Notification of major interest in shares

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17 August 2017

StatPro Group plc                   

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)i
1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attachedii: STATPRO GROUP PLC
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)iii:
3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv
Name LIONTRUST INVESTMENT PARTNERS LLP
City and country of registered office (if applicable) LONDON, ENGLAND
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)v
Name N/A
City and country of registered office (if applicable) N/A
5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi: 14/08/2017
6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY): 15/08/2017
7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation
% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 8. A) % of voting rights through financial instruments
(total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)
Total of both in % (8.A + 8.B) Total number of voting rights of issuervii
Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached 22.06% N/A 22.06% 64,714,940
Position of previous notification (if applicable) 21.86% N/A 21.86%

 

8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedviii
A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of
shares
ISIN code (if possible)
Number of voting rightsix % of voting rights
Direct(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1) Indirect(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1) Direct(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1) Indirect(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)
GB0006300213 14,277,111 N/A 22.06% N/A
SUBTOTAL 8. A 14,277,111 22.06%
B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))
Type of financial instrument Expiration
date
x
Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi
Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/converted. % of voting rights
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 instrument Expiration datex Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi
Physical or cash settlementxii Number of voting rights % of voting rights
  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) issuerxiii X
Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entityxiv (please add additional rows as necessary)
Namexv % of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold % of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold
 
10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:
Name of the proxy holder N/A
The number and % of voting rights held N/A
The date until which the voting rights will be held N/A
11. Additional informationxvi

 

Place of completion Liontrust, London
Date of completion 15/08/2017

 

Enquiries:

StatPro Group plc
Justin Wheatley, Chief Executive 020 8410 9876
Andrew Fabian, Finance Director
Panmure Gordon – Nomad and Broker
Corporate Finance – Freddy Crossley / Fred Walsh 020 7886 2500
Corporate Broking – Tom Salvesen
Instinctif Partners
Adrian Duffield / Lauren Foster 020 7457 2020

 

About StatPro

StatPro is a global provider of award winning portfolio analytics solutions for the investment community. The Group’s cloud-based platform provides vital analysis of portfolio performance, attribution, risk and compliance. This multi-asset class analytics platform helps StatPro’s clients increase assets under management, improve client service, meet tough regulations and reduce costs.

The Group’s integrated and global data coverage includes over 3.2 million securities such as equities, bonds, mutual funds, FX rates, futures, options, OTCs, sector classifications and much else besides. StatPro also covers most families of benchmarks including MSCI, FTSE, Russell, NASDAQ and the open source Freedom Index.

The Group has operations in Europe, North America, South Africa, Asia and Australia, with hundreds of clients in 39 countries around the world.

StatPro has grown its Annualised Recurring Revenue from less than £1 million in 1999 to around £53 million today. Over 75% of recurring revenues are generated outside the UK. StatPro Group plc shares are listed on AIM.

 

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