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

May 20, 2013, 06:46 ET from Royal Dutch Shell plc

LONDON, May 20, 2013 /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
    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
    3. Full name of person(s) subject
    to the
    notification obligation:               The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
    4. Full name of shareholder(s)
    (if different from 3.):                    See answer to Question 9
    5. Date of the transaction and date
    which the threshold is crossed or
    reached: [v]                                      16 May 2013
    6. Date on which issuer notified:                 17 May 2013
    7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed
    reached:                                           Below 4%

    8. Notified details:
    A: Voting rights attached to shares
    Class/type of

    if possible    Situation previous
    using          to the triggering             Resulting situation after the triggering
    the ISIN CODE  transaction                   transaction
                   Number           of
                   of               Voting       Number   Number of voting
                   Shares           Rights       of shares     rights  % of voting rights
                                                Direct Direct Indirect DirectIndirect
      A Ordinary

    (GB00B03MLX29)    6,220,033    6,220,033                 6,212,003        0.0976%

        A ADRs

    (US7802592060)    26,339,494   52,678,988               51,299,856        0.8057%
      B Ordinary

    (GB00B03MM408)    73,755,558   73,755,558               73,734,073        1.1580%
        B ADRs

    (US7802591070)    62,941,198  125,882,396              122,803,688        1.9287%

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

    C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effectto Qualifying FinancialInstruments
    Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
                                                           Number of voting
                                                Exercise/  rights instrument   % of voting
    Type of financial    Exercise   Expiration  Conversion refers to              rights
    instrument           price      date        period
            N/A                                                      Nominal      Delta

    Total (A+B+C)
    Number of voting rights                                   Percentage of voting rights
                           254,049,620                                             3.99%

    9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights
    and/or the
    financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:
    The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
    ("CG") holdings
                                                   Number of       Percent of
                                                      Shares      Outstanding

    Holdings by CG Management Companies and
    Funds:                                         5,439,627           0.085%

    Capital Guardian Trust Company                   355,267           0.006%

    Capital International Limited                    180,428           0.003%
    Capital International SArl                       245,164           0.004%

    Capital International, Inc.                  247,829,134           3.892%

    Capital Research and Management Company

    Proxy Voting:
    10. Name of the proxy holder:
    11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will
    to hold:
    12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to
    voting rights:

    13. Additional information:
                                     Mark Edwards

    14. Contact name:                Royal Dutch Shell plc
    15. Contact telephone number:    +44-20-7934-2817

SOURCE Royal Dutch Shell plc