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Holding(s) in Company
RNS Number : 7365W
Debenhams plc
13 February 2017



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

Debenhams plc

2.         Reason for the notification     

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

Type 1 disclosure as per Transparency Directive ll Regulation

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

Schroders plc

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 if different):

09 February 2017

6. Date on which issuer notified:

10 February 2017

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

From 16% -17%

8. Notified details:

Class/type of shares

ISIN: GB00B126KH97

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Situation previous to the triggering transaction:  197,050,308 Ordinary shares of 0.01p each

Number of voting rights: 197,050,308

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction:

Number of Shares Direct: 209,599,620 ordinary shares of 0.01p each

Number of voting rights Direct: None, Indirect: 209,599,620

Percentage of voting rights Direct: None, Indirect 17.071%


B:  Financial Instruments



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

Resulting Situation after the triggering transaction:  


Total A +B+C

Number of voting rights 209,599,620

Percentage of voting rights 17.071%


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

Schroder & Co Limited:                                                          3,726,103        0.303%

Schroder Investment Management Limited:                           205,244,288    16.716%

Schroder Investment Management North America Limited:  629,229           0.051%


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:

The shares referred to in section 9 are held in portfolios managed by those firms on a discretionary basis for clients under investment management agreements. This disclosure has been calculated based on issue share capital amount 1,227,822,150.


14.  Contact Name/Telephone Number:


Paul Eardley

Company Secretary

Telephone 020 3549 6000

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