Substantial shareholders

As at 28 February 2017, being the latest practicable date prior to the publication of this report, the Company had received notice that the persons noted in the table below had interests in 3% or more of the total voting rights of the Company.

Substantial Interests Ordinary Shares* % of Voting Rights
Schroders plc 5,225,424 13.9%
Prudential plc 4,699,857 12.6%
Oxfordshire County Council Pension Fund 1,934,000



*Notifications are required where an investor reaches the 3% threshold and for every 1% increase or decrease thereafter. The above holdings may therefore not be wholly accurate statements of the actual investor holdings at 31 December 2016 and at 28 February 2017. 

In addition to their direct holdings in HgCapital funds, the partners and staff of HgCapital also hold shares in the Company.

As at 31 December 2016, the partners and staff of HgCapital owned 1,381,857 shares; 3.7% of the total voting rights (2015: 1,851,690 shares, 5.0% of the total voting rights).