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DJ Formation Group Plc Holding(s) in Company

 
TIDMFRM 
 
The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to 
constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulation 
(EU) No. 596/2014 ("MAR"). 
 
                              FORMATION GROUP PLC 
 
                        ('Formation' or the 'Company') 
 
                              Holdings in Company 
 
Formation has received three TR-1's which are reproduced without amendment 
below. 
 
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                 Formation Group Plc 
issuer of existing shares to which voting 
rights are attachedii: 
 
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                                            Zandra Holdings Limited 
 
City and country of registered office (if       St Helier, Jersey 
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 crossed or   04/12/2019 
reachedvi: 
 
6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):  10/12/2019 
 
7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation 
 
                      % of voting     % of voting rights  Total of both in  Total number of 
                    rights attached   through financial     % (8.A + 8.B)   voting rights of 
                   to shares (total      instruments                        issuervii 
                       of 8. A)       (total of 8.B 1 + 
                                            8.B 2) 
 
Resulting               89.99%                                                 173,800,000 
situation on the 
date on which 
threshold was 
crossed or reached 
 
Position of             74.62% 
previous 
notification (if 
applicable) 
 
 
 
 
   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         Number of voting rightsix             % of voting rights 
   shares 
   ISIN code (if              Direct            Indirect              Direct              Indirect 
   possible)                 (Art 9 of         (Art 10 of       (Art 9 of Directive      (Art 10 of 
                          Directive 2004/  Directive 2004/109/ 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1) Directive 2004/109 
                         109/EC) (DTR5.1)    EC) (DTR5.2.1)                           /EC) (DTR5.2.1) 
 
   GB00BYXQZ969          156,410,167                           89.99% 
 
   SUBTOTAL 8. A                      156,410,167                               89.99% 
 
   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 rights  % of voting rights 
   instrument            datex      Conversion Periodxi     that may 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 cash  Number of      % of voting rights 
   financial       datex            Conversion      settlementxii     voting rights 
   instrument                       Period xi 
 
                                                    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 
 
Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or                       X 
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  % of voting rights through   Total of both if it 
                         equals or is higher than   financial instruments if  equals or is higher than 
                         the notifiable threshold    it equals or is higher   the notifiable threshold 
                                                      than the notifiable 
                                                           threshold 
 
Kennedy Private Trust             89.99%                                            156,410,167 
Company Limited as 
trustee of the Kennedy 
Family Discretionary 
Settlement 
 
Kennedy Capital Limited           89.99%                                            156,410,167 
 
Zandra Holdings Limited           89.99%                                            156,410,167 
 
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 informationxvi 
 
 
 
 
Place of completion  St Helier, Jersey 
 
Date of completion   10/12/2019 
 
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                 Formation Group Plc 
issuer of existing shares to which voting 
rights are attachedii: 
 
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                                            Streetwise Limited 
 
City and country of registered office (if       St Helier, Jersey 
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 crossed or   04/12/2019 
reachedvi: 
 
6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):  10/12/2019 
 
7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation 
 
                      % of voting     % of voting rights  Total of both in  Total number of 
                    rights attached   through financial     % (8.A + 8.B)   voting rights of 
                   to shares (total      instruments                        issuervii 
                       of 8. A)       (total of 8.B 1 + 
                                            8.B 2) 
 
Resulting                 NIL                                                  173,800,000 
situation on the 
date on which 
threshold was 
crossed or reached 
 
Position of              8.78% 
previous 
notification (if 
applicable) 
 
 
 
 
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        Number of voting rightsix             % of voting rights 
shares 
ISIN code (if             Direct            Indirect              Direct             Indirect 
possible)                (Art 9 of         (Art 10 of       (Art 9 of Directive     (Art 10 of 
                      Directive 2004/  Directive 2004/109/ 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)  Directive 2004/ 
                     109/EC) (DTR5.1)    EC) (DTR5.2.1)                               109/EC) 
                                                                                    (DTR5.2.1) 
 
GB00BYXQZ969         NIL                                   NIL 
 
SUBTOTAL 8. A                         NIL                                    NIL 
 
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 rights  % of voting 
instrument           datex      Conversion Periodxi     that may be acquired if  rights 
                                                        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 cash  Number of      % of voting 
financial        datex          Conversion      settlementxii     voting rights  rights 
instrument                      Period xi 
 
                                                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 
 
Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or 
the 
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate 

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controlling natural person or legal entityxiv (please add additional rows as 
necessary) 
 
        Namexv          % of voting rights if    % of voting rights      Total of both if it 
                       it equals or is higher     through financial      equals or is higher 
                         than the notifiable      instruments if it      than the notifiable 
                              threshold          equals or is higher          threshold 
                                                 than the notifiable 
                                                      threshold 
 
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 informationxvi 
 
 
 
 
Place of completion  St Helier, Jersey 
 
Date of completion   10/12/2019 
 
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                 Formation Group Plc 
issuer of existing shares to which voting 
rights are attachedii: 
 
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                                            Kennedy Private Trust Company Limited as 
                                                trustee of the Kennedy Family Discretionary 
                                                Settlement 
 
City and country of registered office (if       St Helier, Jersey 
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 crossed or   04/12/2019 
reachedvi: 
 
6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):  10/12/2019 
 
7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation 
 
                      % of voting     % of voting rights  Total of both in  Total number of 
                    rights attached   through financial     % (8.A + 8.B)   voting rights of 
                   to shares (total      instruments                        issuervii 
                       of 8. A)       (total of 8.B 1 + 
                                            8.B 2) 
 
Resulting                 NIL                                                  173,800,000 
situation on the 
date on which 
threshold was 
crossed or reached 
 
Position of              6.59% 
previous 
notification (if 
applicable) 
 
 
 
 
   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         Number of voting rightsix             % of voting rights 
   shares 
   ISIN code (if              Direct            Indirect              Direct              Indirect 
   possible)                 (Art 9 of         (Art 10 of       (Art 9 of Directive      (Art 10 of 
                          Directive 2004/  Directive 2004/109/ 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1) Directive 2004/109 
                         109/EC) (DTR5.1)    EC) (DTR5.2.1)                           /EC) (DTR5.2.1) 
 
   GB00BYXQZ969          NIL                                   NIL 
 
   SUBTOTAL 8. A                          NIL                                    NIL 
 
   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 rights  % of voting rights 
   instrument            datex      Conversion Periodxi     that may 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 cash  Number of      % of voting rights 
   financial       datex            Conversion      settlementxii     voting rights 
   instrument                       Period xi 
 
                                                    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 
 
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  % of voting rights through   Total of both if it 
                         equals or is higher than   financial instruments if  equals or is higher than 
                         the notifiable threshold    it equals or is higher   the notifiable threshold 
                                                      than the notifiable 
                                                           threshold 
 
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 informationxvi 
 
 
 
 
Place of completion  St Helier, Jersey 
 
Date of completion   10/12/2019 
 
The Directors of the Company accept responsibility for the contents of this 
announcement. 
 
                                   --ENDS-- 
 
Enquiries: 
 
Formation Group plc                                  Tel: +44 (0) 20 7920 7590 
Noel O'Carroll - Director 
 
Peterhouse Capital Limited (Corporate Adviser)       Tel: +44 (0) 20 7469 0934 
Mark Anwyl 
 
 
 
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