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Holding(s) in Company
RNS Number : 0871W
ARM Holdings PLC
22 July 2009
 




TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:

  ARM HOLDING 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 (please specify):

  

 


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


Massachusetts Financial Services Company

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


 MFS invests in Securities of the issuer on behalf of its various mutual funds and institutional account clients.

5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached:


 20 July 2009

6. Date on which issuer notified:


 22 July 2009

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


 5.57%

  

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

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number
of

Shares

Number
of

V
oting
Rights

Number
of shares

Number of voting
rights

% of voting rights

Direct

Direct

Indirect

Direct

Indirect

 GB0000595859

81,312,876 

81,312,876 

 

 

70,411,318 

 

5.57% 

 


B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial
instrument

Expiration
date

Exercise/ 
Conversion 
Period

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

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial
instrument

Exercise 
price

Expiration 
date

Exercise/
Conversion 

period

Number of voting 
rights instrument 
refers to

% of voting rights


 

 

 

 

 

Nominal

Delta


 

 


Total (A+B+C)


Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

 70,411,318

 5.57%


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

 

Arm Holdings PLC - 0059585

Holdings as of 20 July 2009

 

Entity
Holding
Percentage Held
 
 
 
MFS Investment Management (MFS)
41,491,013
3.28%
MFS Heritage Trust Company (MFSHE)
1,059,807
0.08%
MFS Institutional Advisors, Inc. (MFSI)
4,028,690
0.33%
MFS International Ltd. (MIL)
6,596,400
0.52%
MFS International (U.K.) Limited (MIL U.K.)
16,176,788
1.28%
MFS International Management K.K. (MIM K.K.)

1,058,620

0.08%
 
 
 
Notifiable Interest

70,411,318

5.57%
 
 
 
Shares Outstanding

1,264,934,000


 


Proxy Voting:


10. Name of the proxy holder:


 N/A

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:


 N/A

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:


 N/A


13. Additional information:


 

14. Contact name:


 JOANNE O'SULLIVAN

15. Contact telephone number:


 0044 1223 406122



This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange
 
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