BTG PLC: Notification of Major Interests in Shares

BTG PLC: Notification of Major Interests in Shares

BTG PLC: Notification of Major Interests in Shares

BTG plc (LSE: BGC) received notification today from Invesco Perpetual, in accordance with Sections 198-202 of the Companies Act 1985, that following the recent placing, Amvescap plc and subsidiary companies on behalf of discretionary clients have an notifiable interest in 43,712,772 ordinary shares of BTG plc representing 28.97% of the issued share capital of the Company. This is broken down between registered holders as set out below:

Registered HolderShares
Vidacos Nominees Limited
36,458,519
HSBC Nominees Limted
64,350
Chase Nominees Limited
3,274,263
Bank of New York
126,661
Bank of New York (Brussels)
29,725
JP Morgan Chase
91,020
Northern Trust Nominees Limited
306,342
Bank of Ireland (Dublin) Nominees Limited
130,000
Mellon Bank (Pittsburg) Nominees Limited
335,672
Japan Trustee Services Bank
3,040
State Street London
2,887,509
Trust & Custody Services JP
5,671

None of these shares are beneficially owned by Amvescap.

The above holding includes the following notifiable holdings: INVESCO Perpetual UK ICVC Series (UKICVC) holds 28,290,885 shares, representing 18.75% of the issued share capital of the Company, registered in the name of Vidacos Nominees Limited.

Peter Maddox
Assistant Company Secretary

Contacts

BTG
Andy Burrows
+44 (0)20 7575 0000

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