Major Shareholders

As at 17 July 2017, the Company had been notified of the following significant holdings of voting rights in its ordinary shares in accordance with the Financial Conduct Authority’s Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules:

Shareholder Number of shares/voting rights notified Percentage of shares/voting rights notified
The Capital Group Companies, Inc. 54,006,797 9.86
Aviva plc 42,813,690 7.91
BlackRock Inc 22,778,175 5.07
Ameriprise Financial, Inc. and its group 27,061,089 4.94
Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Limited 25,417,919 4.60
FIL Limited 24,758,460 4.52
State Street Nominees Limited 20,581,165 3.76
Kames Capital 12,239,641 2.24