Royal Dutch Shell plc: TR-1: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

22 Feb, 2016, 12:53 ET from Royal Dutch Shell plc

LONDON, February 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

 




    1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying
    issuer of existing shares to which voting rights          Royal Dutch Shell plc
     are attached: [ii]                                       (NYSE:   RDS.A)(NYSE:   RDS.B)
                                                           
    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:                                   BlackRock, Inc.

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

    5. Date of the transaction and
    date on which the threshold is crossed or
    reached: [v]                                               17 February 2016

    6. Date on which issuer
    notified:                                                  19 February 2016

    7. Threshold(s) that is/are                                Voting rights attached to
    crossed or                                                 shares holding for 
    reached:                                                   BlackRock, Inc. has gone
                                                               below 5%


   
    8. Notified details:
    A: Voting rights attached to shares           
    Class/type      Situation    previous to the triggering        
       of              transaction
     shares     
    if possible                   Number
    using           Number        of                    
    the ISIN        of            Voting      
    CODE            Shares        Rights      
                                                                                                                                                                              
    GB00B03MLX29    180,662,262   180,662,262 
                                                                       
    GB00B03MM408    175,592,490   175,592,490

    (Table continued below)


    Class/type     Resulting situation after the
    of             triggering transaction
    shares
    if possible                  Number of
    using          Number        voting
    the ISIN       of shares     rights                     % of voting rights
    CODE
                   Direct        Direct      Indirect       Direct         Indirect

    GB00B03MLX29   N/A           N/A         213,405,602    N/A            2.68%

    GB00B03MM408   N/A           N/A         174,811,678    N/A            2.19%



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

    Securities Lending                                    123,724,768       1.55%
    American Depository
    Receipt
    (GB00B03MLX29)                                        2,192,310         0.02%
    American Depository
    Receipt
    (GB00B03MM408)                                        1,995,518         0.02%

    C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial
    Instruments
    Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

                                             Exercise/   Number of
    Type of financial  Exercise  Expiration  Conversion  voting rights
    instrument         price     date        period      instrument      % of voting
                                                         refers to       rights


     CFD                                                  3,438,593       Nominal     Delta
                                                                         0.04%       0.04%


    Total (A+B+C)
    Number of voting rights                                 Percentage of voting rights
    519,568,469                                             6.53%


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

    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:
                                 Mark Edwards
    14. Contact name:            Royal Dutch Shell plc
    15. Contact telephone
    number:                      +44-20-7934-6024


   
                                                         % of voting
                                                         rights through
                                         % of voting     financial
                                         rights if it    instruments if it Total of both
                                         equals or is    equals or is      if it equals or
                                         higher than the higher than the   is higher than
                                         notifiable      notifiable        the notifiable
    Name                                 threshold       threshold         threshold
    BlackRock, Inc.
    BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
    BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
    BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC
    BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC
    BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc.
    BlackRock Fund Advisors
    BlackRock Institutional Trust
    Company, National Association

    BlackRock, Inc.
    BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
    BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
    BlackRock International Holdings,
    Inc.
    BR Jersey International Holdings
    L.P.
    BlackRock Group Limited
    BlackRock Investment Management (UK)
    Limited

    BlackRock, Inc.
    BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
    BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
    BlackRock International Holdings,
    Inc.
    BR Jersey International Holdings
    L.P.
    BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC
    BlackRock Canada Holdings LP
    BlackRock Canada Holdings ULC
    BlackRock Asset Management Canada
    Limited

    BlackRock, Inc.
    BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
    BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
    BlackRock Capital Holdings, Inc.
    BlackRock Advisors, LLC

    BlackRock, Inc.
    Trident Merger, LLC
    BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

    BlackRock, Inc.
    BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
    BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
    BlackRock International Holdings,
    Inc.
    BR Jersey International Holdings
    L.P.
    BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte.
    Ltd.
    BlackRock Asia-Pac Holdco, LLC
    BlackRock HK Holdco Limited
    BlackRock Cayco Limited
    BlackRock Trident Holding Company
    Limited
    BlackRock Japan Holdings GK
    BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

    BlackRock, Inc.
    BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
    BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
    BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC
    BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC
    BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc.
    BlackRock Fund Advisors

    BlackRock, Inc.
    BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
    BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
    BlackRock International Holdings,
    Inc.
    BR Jersey International Holdings
    L.P.
    BlackRock Group Limited
    BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

    BlackRock, Inc.
    BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
    BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
    BlackRock International Holdings,
    Inc.
    BR Jersey International Holdings
    L.P.
    BlackRock Australia Holdco Pty. Ltd.
    BlackRock Investment Management
    (Australia) Limited

    BlackRock, Inc.
    BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
    BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
    BlackRock International Holdings,
    Inc.
    BR Jersey International Holdings
    L.P.
    BlackRock Group Limited
    BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V.

    BlackRock, Inc.
    BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
    BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
    BlackRock International Holdings,
    Inc.
    BR Jersey International Holdings
    L.P.
    BlackRock Group Limited
    BlackRock International Limited

    BlackRock, Inc.
    BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
    BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

    BlackRock, Inc.
    BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
    BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
    BlackRock International Holdings,
    Inc.
    BR Jersey International Holdings
    L.P.
    BlackRock Group Limited
    BlackRock Investment Management (UK)
    Limited
    BlackRock Asset Management
    Deutschland AG

    BlackRock, Inc.
    BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
    BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
    BlackRock International Holdings,
    Inc.
    BR Jersey International Holdings
    L.P.
    BlackRock (Isle of Man) Holdings
    Limited
    BlackRock (Isle of Man) Limited

    BlackRock, Inc.
    BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
    BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
    BlackRock International Holdings,
    Inc.
    BR Jersey International Holdings
    L.P.
    BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte.
    Ltd.
    BlackRock Asia-Pac Holdco, LLC
    BlackRock HK Holdco Limited
    BlackRock Asset Management North
    Asia Limited
   
    BlackRock, Inc.
    BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
    BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
    BlackRock Capital Holdings, Inc.
    BlackRock Advisors, LLC
    BlackRock Capital Management, Inc.

    BlackRock, Inc.
    BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.
    BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.
    BlackRock International Holdings,
    Inc.
    BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.
    BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte.
    Ltd.
    BlackRock (Singapore) Limited

SOURCE Royal Dutch Shell plc