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Holding(s) in Company - Weiss Asset Management LP

RNS Number : 8879H
Aberdeen Private Equity Fund Ltd
15 March 2018
 

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 issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attachedii:

Aberdeen Private Equity Fund Ltd

1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer  (please mark with an "X" if appropriate)

Non-UK issuer

X

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

Weiss Asset Management LP

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Wilmington, Delaware, USA

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

Name

Brookdale International Partners, L.P., Brookdale Global Opportunity Fund

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Brookdale International Partners, L.P.: New York, NY, USA

Brookdale Global Opportunity Fund: Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi:

Mar-05-2018

6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):

Mar-06-2018

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 issuervii

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached

13.99 %

0.12 %

14.11 %

109,131,199

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

N/A

N/A

N/A


 

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
shares

ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rightsix

% 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)

GG00B1XCHB94


15,264,661


13.99 %











SUBTOTAL 8. A

15,264,661

13.99 %

 

 

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
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is

exercised/converted.

% of voting rights


















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 financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Physical or cash

settlementxii

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

CFD

N/A

N/A

Cash Settlement

135,000

0.12 %
















SUBTOTAL 8.B.2

135,000

0.12 %

 

 

 

 

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)

X

Namexv

% 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

Weiss Asset Management LP




Brookdale International Partners, L.P.

9.25 %

Below 5.0%

9.32 %





Weiss Asset Management LP




Brookdale Global Opportunity Fund

Below 5.0%

Below 5.0%

Below 5.0%


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

Weiss Asset Management LP is the Investment Manager to Brookdale Global Opportunity Fund and Brookdale International Partners, L.P.

 

Place of completion

Boston, USA

Date of completion

Mar-06-2018

 


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