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WICKES GROUP PLC WICKES GROUP PLC: TR1 Notification of Major Share Interest

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05/05/2021 12:47

WICKES GROUP PLC (WIX)
WICKES GROUP PLC: TR1 Notification of Major Share Interest

05-May-2021 / 11:47 GMT/BST
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Wickes Group PLC

(the 'Company')

 

 

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 attached ii:

Wickes 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 obligation iv

Name

Pzena Investment Management, Inc.

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

New York, New York, United States of America

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 crossed or reached vi:

29 April 2021

6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):

4 May 2021

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 held in issuer (8.A + 8.B) vii

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached

7.9334%

 

7.9334%

20,003,510

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

             

 

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
shares

ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rights ix

% of voting rights

Direct

(DTR5.1)

Indirect

 (DTR5.2.1)

Direct

(DTR5.1)

Indirect

(DTR5.2.1)

GB00BL6C2002

 

20,003,510

 

7.9334%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8. A

20,003,510

7.9334%

 

 

B 1: Financial Instruments according to DTR5.3.1R (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

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8. B 1

N/A

N/A

 

 

B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to DTR5.3.1R (1) (b)

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date x

Exercise/
Conversion Period xi

Physical or cash

Settlement xii

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

 

 

SUBTOTAL 8.B.2

N/A

N/A

 

                   

 

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 and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity (please add additional rows as necessary) xiv

X

Name xv

% 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

SEE ATTACHMENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Pzena Investment Management, Inc., through its operating company Pzena Investment Management, LLC a discretionary investment manager (together "PIM") has, through its managed accounts and comingled funds, acquired a position in Wickes Group plc as a result of the recent demerger of Wickes Group plc with Travis Perkins plc, in which PIM holds a previously notified interest.

         

 

Place of completion

New York, New York, United States of America

Date of completion

3 May 2021

 

 

 

ATTACHMENT

 

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

Pzena Investment Management, Inc

 

 

 

Pzena Investment Management, LLC

7.9334%

 

7.9334%

 

 

 

 

Pzena Investment Management, Inc

 

 

 

Pzena Investment Management, LLC

 

 

 

Pzena International Value All Country (Ex-US) CIT (A Reliance Trust Company Collective Investment Fund)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pzena Investment Management, Inc

 

 

 

Pzena Investment Management, LLC

 

 

 

Pzena International (Ex US) Focused Value Fund (DST) (sub-fund of Pzena Value Trust)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pzena Investment Management, Inc

 

 

 

Pzena Investment Management, LLC

 

 

 

Pzena Global Value Fund 2 (DST) (sub-fund of Pzena Value Trust)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pzena Investment Management, Inc

 

 

 

Pzena Investment Management, LLC

 

 

 

Pzena Global Value Fund (DST) (sub-fund of Pzena Value Trust)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pzena Investment Management, Inc

 

 

 

Pzena Investment Management, LLC

 

 

 

Pzena Global Value Fund (sub-fund of Pzena Value Funds, Plc)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pzena Investment Management, Inc

 

 

 

Pzena Investment Management, LLC

 

 

 

Pzena Global Focused Value Fund (sub-fund of Pzena Value Funds, Plc)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pzena Investment Management, Inc

 

 

 

Pzena Investment Management, LLC

 

 

 

Pzena Global Focused Value Fund

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pzena Investment Management, Inc

 

 

 

Pzena Investment Management, LLC

 

 

 

Pzena International Small Cap Value Fund

 

 

 

 

 

 

For Further information please contact:                                             

 

 

Marianne Phillips

Assistant Company Secretary

Tel: (44) 7552 211056

 

 

 

 

 



Category Code: HOL
TIDM: WIX
LEI Code: 213800IEX9ZXJRAOL133
OAM Categories: 2.3. Major shareholding notifications
Sequence No.: 103242
EQS News ID: 1192872

 
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