• Wednesday 4th April 2012

Holding(s) in company

Holding(s) in company

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: ii Griffin Mining Limited
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: iii BlackRock, Inc.
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):iv  
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: v 30th March 2012
6. Date on which issuer notified: 3rd April 2012
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: vi, vii Gone above 15%

 

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

if possible using the ISIN CODE

Situation previous to the triggering transaction Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number of Shares Number of Voting Rights Number of shares Number of voting rights % of voting rights x
Direct Directxi Indirect xii Direct Indirect
 

BMG319201049

 

18,302,771

 

18,302,771

 

N/A

 

N/A

 

17,631,470

 

N/A

 

10.05%

 

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

 

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrument Exercise price Expiration date xvii Exercise/Conversion period xviii Number of voting rights instrument refers to

 

% of voting rights xix, xx

 

CFD        

8,691,359

Nominal Delta
4.95% 4.95%

 

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
 

26,322,829

 

15.00%

 

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

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited – 26,322,829 (15.00%)

 

 

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: BlackRock Compliance Disclosures Team
14. Contact name: Andrew Manchester
15. Contact telephone number: 020 7743 5773; andrew.manchester@blackrock.com