2 August 2016

Holding(s) in Company - Replacement

RNS Number : 0344G
Verona Pharma PLC
02 August 2016
 

The following announcement replaces the notification Ref 9994F issued on 2 August 2016. The amendment is to Section 9 which should read as follows: The voting rights are managed and controlled by Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners, acting in its capacity of management company of BioDiscovery 4 FPCI (not BioDiscovery 5 FPCI). All other details remain unchanged. The full amended text is shown below.

 

 

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

Verona Pharma plc  

2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

x

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 (please specify):

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification obligation:
iii

BioDiscovery 4 FPCI

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

29 July 2016

6. Date on which issuer notified:

29 July 2016

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:
vi, vii

0% to 4.3%

         

 

 

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, 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

Ordinary Shares

0

0

110,601,635

110,601,635

4.3%

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

110,601,635

4.3%

                                 

 

 

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:
xxi

The voting rights are managed and controlled by Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners, acting in its capacity of management company of BioDiscovery 4 FPCI.

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:

Figures are based on a total number of voting rights of 2,565,719,826 as per the Company's Result of General Meeting Announcement of 22 July 2016.

14. Contact name:

Naveed Siddiqi

Andrei Buzdugan

15. Contact telephone number:

+33 698 661 203

+33 140 176 968

     

 


This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange
 
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For further information please contact:

 

Verona Pharma plc
Jan-Anders Karlsson, CEO
Tel: +44 (0)20 3283 4200
info@veronapharma.com

N+1 Singer (Nominated Adviser and UK Broker)
Aubrey Powell / James White
Tel: +44 (0)20 7496 3000

 

 

FTI Consulting
Simon Conway / Stephanie Cuthbert / Natalie Garland-Collins
Tel: +44 (0)20 3727 1000
veronapharma@fticonsulting.com

ICR, Inc. (US Media and Investor enquiries)
James Heins
Tel: +1 203-682-8251
James.Heins@icrinc.com

Stephanie Carrington
Tel. +1 646-277-1282
Stephanie.Carrington@icrinc.com


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