The Capital Group Companies – Major Interest in Shares

29 September, 2016
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
Avanti Communications Group plc
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
The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
4. Full name of shareholder(s)
(if different from 3.):iv
See Section 9
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: v27 September 2016
6. Date on which issuer notified:28 September 2016
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:
vi, vii
Below 5% – aggregate of voting rights from shares
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 transactionResulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number of SharesNumber of Voting RightsNumberof sharesNumber of voting rights% of voting rights x
DirectDirectxiIndirectxiiDirectIndirect
1p ordinary

(ISIN: GB00B1VCNQ84)

7,443,0777,443,0777,040,2604.7764%
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrumentExpiration date xiiiExercise/ Conversion PeriodxivNumber of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted.% of voting
rights
Not applicable
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instrumentsxv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrumentExercise priceExpiration datexviiExercise/
Conversion period
xviii
Number of voting rights instrument refers to

 

% of voting rightsxix, xx

 

Not applicable 

 

NominalDelta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rightsPercentage of voting rights
7,040,2604.7764%
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi
Number of SharesPercent of Outstanding
The Capital Group Companies, Inc. (“CG”) holdings7,040,2604.7764%
Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:
• Capital Research and Management Company1
1Subsidiary of The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
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:Christopher Aquino
15. Contact telephone number:(213) 615-0469