RNS


DJ San Leon Energy PLC Holding(s) in Company
TIDMSLE
RNS Number : 1778C
San Leon Energy PLC
02 March 2011

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES
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1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying San Leon Energy PLC
issuer of existing shares to which voting
rights are attached:
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2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
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An acquisition or disposal of voting rights X
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An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments
which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to
which voting rights are attached
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An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic
effect to qualifying financial instruments
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An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
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Other (please specify):
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3. Full name of person(s) subject to the BlackRock, Inc.
notification obligation:
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4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from
3.):
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5. Date of the transaction and date on which the 24th February 2011
threshold is crossed or reached:
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6. Date on which issuer notified: 1st March 2011
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7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or Holding has gone above
reached:(i) 11%
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8. Notified details:


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A: Voting rights attached to shares


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Class/type
of
shares
if possible Situation previous
using to the triggering Resulting situation after the triggering

the ISIN CODE transaction transaction


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Number

Number of


of Voting Number Number of voting % of voting rights

Shares Rights of shares rights (x)

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Direct Direct Indirect Direct Indirect

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IE00B3CLK236 78,925,000 78,925,000 N/A N/A 86,971,371 N/A 11.07%

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B: Qualifying Financial Instruments


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Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


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Number of voting
rights that may
be

acquired if the


Type of financial Expiration Exercise/ instrument is % of voting

instrument date Conversion Period exercised/ converted. rights

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C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial

Instruments


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Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


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Type of Exercise/ Number of voting

financial Exercise Expiration Conversion rights instrument


instrument price date period refers to % of voting rights

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Nominal Delta

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Total (A+B+C)


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Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights


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86,971,371 11.07%


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9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or
the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:
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BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited - 86,971,371 (11.07%)

Proxy Voting:
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10. Name of the proxy holder:
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11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will
cease
to hold:
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12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to
hold
voting rights:
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BlackRock International Threshold
13. Additional information: Reporting Team
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14. Contact name: Andrew Manchester
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15. Contact telephone number: 020 7743 5773
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This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange
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