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

24 Feb, 2016, 13:14 ET from Royal Dutch Shell plc

LONDON, February 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --






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



    2. Reason for the notification (please tick
    the appropriate box or boxes):                            [X]

    An acquisition or disposal of voting rights               [ ]


    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                                       BlackRock, Inc.
    notification obligation:                            


    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]                                        22 February 2016


   6. Date on which issuer
    notified:                                           23 February 2016


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




   
 8. Notified details:
 A: Voting rights attached to shares

 Class/type      Situation previous        Resulting situation after
  of shares       to the triggering         the triggering transaction
                 transaction
   
 if possible     Number       Number       Number    Number of   % of voting rights
 using the       of           of           of        voting       
 ISIN CODE       Shares       Voting       shares    rights
                              Rights       
                                          Direct   Direct   Indirect     Direct   Indirect                 
                                                  
   GB00B03MLX29   213,405,602   213,405,602   N/A      N/A    237,927,217   N/A      2.99%
                                                                         
                                                                       
   GB00B03MM408   174,811,678   174,811,678   N/A      N/A    236,008,110   N/A      2.96%


 B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

 Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
 Type of financial      Expira   Exercise/            Number of              % of voting
 instrument             tion     Conversion Period    voting                   rights
                        date                          rights that
                                                      may be
                                                      acquired if
                                                      the
                                                      instrument is
                                                      exercised/ converted.
     
                                         
 Securities Lending                                  37,055,925                0.46%

 American Depository Receipt                          2,193,146                0.02%
 (GB00B03MLX29)
                                                     
 American Depository Receipt                          1,991,980                0.02%
 (GB00B03MM408)
                                                     

 C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial
    Instruments

 Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

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

 CFD                                                          3,470,684     Nominal   Delta     
                                                                            0.04%     0.04%
                                             
                                                                        
                                           

 Total (A+B+C)

 Number of voting rights                                 Percentage of voting rights

 518,647,062                                             6.51%


   
 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:



   
                                                 % of voting
                                                         rights through
                                         % of voting     financial
                                         rights if it    instruments       Total of both
    Name                                 equals or is    if it             if it equals or
                                         higher than     higher than the   is higher than
                                         the             notifiable        the notifiable
                                         notifiable      threshold         threshold
                                         threshold





    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 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 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 Investment Management (UK)
    Limited

    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 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 (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 Capital Holdings, Inc.
    BlackRock Advisors, LLC

    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 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 Capital Management, Inc.

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

Contact name: 

Mark Edwards Royal Dutch Shell plc

Contact telephone number:                         

+44-20-7934-6024

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