24 Jun

Notification of Major Holdings BlackRock

1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: Oxford Instruments 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):  
3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation
Name BlackRock, Inc.
City and country of registered office (if applicable) Wilmington, DE, USA
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)
Name  
City and country of registered office (if applicable)  
5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached: 23/06/2020
6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY): 24/06/2020
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 issuer
Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached 5.47% 0.87% 6.35% 57,438,793
Position of previous notification (if applicable) 5.44% 0.17% 5.62%  

 

8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached
A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of shares
ISIN code (if possible)
Number of voting rights % 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)
GB0006650450   3,143,634   5.47%
         
         
SUBTOTAL 8. A 3,143,634 5.47%

 

 

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 Exercise/Conversion Period Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/converted % of voting rights
Securities Lending     44,135 0.07%
         
         
  SUBTOTAL 8. B 1 44,135 0.07%

 

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 date Exercise/Conversion Period Physical or cash settlement Number of voting rights % of voting rights
CFD     Cash 460,972 0.80%
           
           
  SUBTOTAL 8.B.2 460,972 0.80%

 

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  
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) X
Name % 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
BlackRock, Inc.      
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc      
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC      
BlackRock Cayman 1 LP      
BlackRock Vayman West Bay Finco Limited      
BlackRock Cayman West Bay IV Limited      
BlackRock Group Limited      
BlackRock Finance Europe Limited      
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited      
       
BlackRock, Inc.      
BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.      
BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.      
BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.      
BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.      
BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC      
BlackRock Cayman 1 LP       
BlackRock Cayman West Bay Finco Limited      
BlackRock Cayman West Bay IV Limited      
BlackRock Group Limited      
BlackRock Finance Europe Limited      
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited 4.98% 0.87% 5.85%

 

 

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
BlackRock Regulatory Threshold Reporting Team

James Michael

020 7743 3650

 

Place of completion 12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL, UK
Date of completion 24/06/2020

 

12. Contact Name Susan Johnson-Brett, Oxford Instruments plc
13. Contact Telephone Number 01865 393324