Notifications of Major Interests in Shares

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:ii Dignity Plc
2. Reason for notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights Yes
An acquisition or disposal of 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 Montanaro Group
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 May 10, 2010
6. Date on which issuer notified: May 11, 2010
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: vi, vii 4%

8. Notified Details:

A: Voting rights attached to sharesviii, ix
Class/type of shares

if possible using the ISIN CODE
Situation previous to the triggering transactionResulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number of SharesNumber of Voting RightsNumber of sharesNumber of voting rights% of voting rights
 DirectxiIndirectxii DirectIndirect

















B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrumentExpiration datexiiiExercise/ Conversion PeriodxivNumber of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted.% of voting rights
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rightsPercentage of voting rights


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



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:  
14. Contact name:
Matthew Francis, Montanaro
15. Contact telephone number: 020 7448 8600


Back to Article index

Top of page