• high visibility
  • dyslexia
  • text only
  • text size largest
  • text size large
  • text size normal
  • Holding(s) in Company

7th November 2008

RNS Number : 6954H
Mears Group PLC
07 November 2008

TR-1: notification of major interests in shares

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

Mears Group plc

2. Reason for notification(yes/no)

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

Yes

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

no

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

no

Other (please specify):______________

no

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

Standard Life Investments Ltd.

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

Vidacos Nominees

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

5 November 2008

6. Date on which issuer notified:

6 November 2008

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

5%

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

GB0005630420

3,766,978

3,766,978

3,567,695

2,900,249

667,446

3.928%

0.904%

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situatin 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

Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

3,567,695

4.832%

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

Standard Life Investments Ltd

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

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

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

13. Additional information:

14. Contact name:

Alison Kennedy

Corporate Governance Manager-Engagement

Standard Life Investments Ltd.

15. Contact telephone number:

(0131) 245 2289

This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange