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23rd March 2017

Holding(s) in Company

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are
attached:ii
BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights YES
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached  
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments  
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights  
Other:    

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification obligation:iii
J O HAMBRO CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LIMITED
4. Full name of shareholder(s) 
(if different from 3.):iv
 
5. Date of the transaction
(and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached):v
22 MARCH 2017
6. Date on which issuer notified: 23 MARCH 2017
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:vi, vii ABOVE 10%

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares vii, ix
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 x
Direct Direct xi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
GB0033147751 7,523,965 7,523,965 7,551,378   7,551,378   10.02%

B:   Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrument Expiration date xiii Exercise/
Conversion Period xiv
Number of voting
rights that may be
acquired if the
instrument is
exercised/ converted.
% of voting
rights
         

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial
instrument
Exercise
price
Expiration
date xvii
Exercise/
Conversion
period xviii
Number of voting
rights instrument
refers to
% of voting rights xix, xx
          Nominal Delta
   

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
7,551,378 10.02%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:
NOT APPLICABLE

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:
Michael Daykin
Group Company Secretary
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
15. Contact telephone number:
0207 631 5627

 

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