INVESCO ASIA TRUST PLC - Holding(s) in Company

Freitag, 14.10.2016 17:20 von

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TR-1 (i) NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares      to which voting rights are attached (ii): Invesco Asia Trust plc

   

2. Reason for the notification
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights X
An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may
result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting
rights are attached
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
Other (please specify):                     

   

3.Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation (iii):
 
Lazard Asset Management LLC
4.Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) (iv):
 
Bank of New York Inc – Global Custody
Bank of New York, Inc. - Dir Personal
JP Morgan Chase - SWIFT
Mellon Trust
Northern Trust Co.
State Street Bank – Custodian
State Street Bank – Master Tr
State Street Bank – Custody Master Trust
5.Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is
crossed or reached if different) (v):
13 October 2016
6.Date on which issuer notified: 14 October 2016
7.Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:
 
Increase from 16% to 17%
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 (vi) Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (vii)
Number of Shares Number of Voting Rights (viii) Number of shares Number of voting rights
(ix)
% of voting rights
Direct Direct
(x)
Indirect (x) Direct Indirect
GB0004535307 14,127,312 14,327,312 17.108%

B:  Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (xii)

Type of financial instrument Expiration date (xiii) Exercise/Conversion Period/Date (xiv) 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
14,327,312 17.108%

9.Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial

instruments are effectively held, if applicable (xv):


Lazard Asset Management LLC controls all the voting rights held of this issuer.

Proxy Voting:

10.Name of the proxy holder: N/A
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: Kelly Nice
For and on behalf of
Invesco Asset Management Limited
Company Secretary
15.Contact telephone number: 020 3753 1000