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

Jan 26, 2010, 08:48 ET from Royal Dutch Shell plc

LONDON, January 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --

(NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B)

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

    Royal Dutch Shell plc (B shares)

    2. Reason for the notification                             State
                                                               Yes/No

    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     Legal &
    obligation:                                            General Group
                                                            Plc (Group)
                                                              Legal &
                                                              General
                                                             Investment
                                                             Management
                                                           Limited (LGIM)

    4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):    Legal &
                                                              General
                                                             Assurance
                                                             (Pensions
                                                             Management)
                                                            Limited (PMC)
                                                              Legal &
                                                           General Group
                                                             Plc (L&G)

    5. Date of the transaction and date on which the        21 January
    threshold is crossed or reached:                           2010

    6. Date on which issuer notified:                       22 January
                                                               2010

    7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:          Below 5%
                                                              (Group)

                                                              Below 5%
                                                               (LGIM)

    8. Notified details:

    A: Voting rights attached to shares


    Class/type    Situation      Resulting situation after the triggering
    of shares    previous to                    transaction
        if     the Triggering
     possible    transaction
    using the
    ISIN CODE

               Number  Number   Number   Number of voting     % of voting
                 of      of       of          rights            rights
               Shares  Voting   shares
                       Rights
                                         Direct  Indirect  Direct  Indirect
    B ORD EURO   134,975,155
    0.07 (UK)      (as at                        Below 5%
                 19/01/2010)


    B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

    Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


       Type of       Expiration   Exercise/Conversion Number of     % of
      financial         date            Period          voting     voting
      instrument                                        rights     rights
                                                       that may
                                                          be
                                                       acquired
                                                        if the
                                                      instrument
                                                          is
                                                      exercised/
                                                      converted


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


     Type of   Exercise Expiration Exercise/Conversion Number of     % of
    financial   Price      date          Period          voting     voting
    instrument                                           rights     rights
                                                       instrument
                                                       refers to


                                                                Nominal Delta

    Total (A+B+C)
    Number of voting rights      % of voting rights
                            Below 5%

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

Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) (Group) (Below 5% = Total Position)

Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (Direct and Indirect) (LGIMH) (Below 5% = Total Position)

Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect) (LGIM) (Below 5% = Total Position)

Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) (122,752,010 - 4.55% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC)

    Legal & General Investment Management    Legal & General Insurance
    (Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD)     Holdings Limited
    (105,277,215 - 3.90% = PMC)              (Direct) (LGIH)

    Legal & General Assurance (Pensions      Legal & General Assurance
    Management) Limited (PMC) (105,277,215   Society Limited (LGAS & LGPL)
    - 3.90% = PMC)

                                             Legal & General Pensions Limited
                                             (Direct) (LGPL)


    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:
        Notification using the total voting rights figure of 2,695,808,103

SOURCE Royal Dutch Shell plc