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RNS Number : 5199G

Appreciate Group PLC

25 November 2020

TR-1: S tandard 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                                       Appreciate Group plc 
  underlying issuer of existing shares 
  to which voting rights are attached 
  (ii) : 
                                                             -------------------------------------------- 
 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) : Type 1 Disclosure as per the Transparency                               X 
  Directive II Regulation 
                                                                                                     ---- 
 3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation (iv) 
 Name                                                                        Schroders plc 
 City and country of registered office                                        London, UK 
  (if applicable) 
 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) (v) 
 Name 
                                                             -------------------------------------------- 
 City and country of registered office 
  (if applicable) 
                                                             -------------------------------------------- 
 5. Date on which the threshold was                                           24.11.2020 
  crossed or reached (vi) : 
                                                             -------------------------------------------- 
 6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):                               25.11.2020 
                                                             -------------------------------------------- 
 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 % (8.A +     of voting rights 
                            to shares (total        instruments            8.B)        of issuer (vii) 
                                of 8. A)           (total of 8.B 
                                                    1 + 8.B 2) 
                          ------------------  ---------------------  --------------  -------------------- 
 Resulting situation 
  on the date 
  on which threshold 
  was crossed 
  or reached                    9.860%                 N/A               9.860%           186,347,228 
                          ------------------  ---------------------  --------------  -------------------- 
 Position of 
  previous notification 
  (if 
  applicable)                   10.801%                N/A               10.801% 
                          ------------------  ---------------------  --------------  -------------------- 
 
 
 
      8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which 
       the threshold was crossed or reached (viii) 
      A: Voting rights attached to shares 
      Class/type of       Number of voting rights                                       % of voting rights 
       shares              (ix) 
       ISIN code (if 
       possible) 
                                   Direct                        Indirect                       Direct                   Indirect 
                             (Art 9 of Directive            (Art 10 of Directive          (Art 9 of Directive      (Art 10 of Directive 
                                 2004/109/EC)                   2004/109/EC)             2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)         2004/109/EC) 
                                   (DTR5.1)                      (DTR5.2.1)                                             (DTR5.2.1) 
                                                     -------------------------------- 
      GB0006710643                                              18,374,612                                                9.860% 
                         --------------------------  --------------------------------  ------------------------  ----------------------- 
 
 
      SUBTOTAL 8. A                               18,374,612                                                 9.860% 
                         ------------------------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------- 
 
      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 Period                    rights that may                   rights 
                           (x)              (xi)                                 be acquired if 
                                                                                 the instrument 
                                                                                 is 
                                                                                 exercised/converted. 
                         ---------------  -----------------------------------  --------------------------------  ----------------------- 
 
 
 
                                           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       Expiration             Exercise/               Physical or                Number of           % of voting 
      financial      date (x)               Conversion              cash                       voting rights       rights 
      instrument                            Period (xi)             settlement 
                                                                    (xii) 
                   ---------------------  ----------------------  -------------------------  ------------------ 
 
 
 
                                                                   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 (xiii) 
 Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights                                                               X 
  and/or the 
  financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate 
  controlling natural person or legal entity (xiv) (please add additional 
  rows as necessary) 
           Name (xv)                       % of voting rights                    % of voting rights               Total of both if 
                                             if it equals or                      through financial                it equals or is 
                                            is higher than the                    instruments if it                higher than the 
                                           notifiable threshold                  equals or is higher             notifiable threshold 
                                                                                 than the notifiable 
                                                                                      threshold 
                                ----------------------------------------  --------------------------------  ---------------------------- 
 Schroders plc 
                                ----------------------------------------  --------------------------------  ---------------------------- 
 Schroder Administration 
  Limited 
                                ----------------------------------------  --------------------------------  ---------------------------- 
 Schroder International 
  Holdings Limited 
                                ----------------------------------------  --------------------------------  ---------------------------- 
 Schroder Investment 
  Management Limited                             9.791%                                  N/A                           9.791% 
                                ----------------------------------------  --------------------------------  ---------------------------- 
 
 Schroders plc 
                                ----------------------------------------  --------------------------------  ---------------------------- 
 Schroder Administration 
  Limited 
                                ----------------------------------------  --------------------------------  ---------------------------- 
 Schroder Wealth Holdings 
  Limited 
                                ----------------------------------------  --------------------------------  ---------------------------- 
 Schroder & Co. Limited 
                                ----------------------------------------  --------------------------------  ---------------------------- 
 
 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 (xvi) 
 
 
 
 
 Place of completion   London, UK 
 Date of completion    25.11.2020 
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