Heritage Oil Plc

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Heritage Oil Plc

December 30, 2013 13:15 ET

Heritage Oil Plc: Holding(s) in Company

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Dec. 30, 2013) - Heritage Oil Plc (the "Company") (TSX:HOC)(LSE:HOIL) -

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARESi

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:ii

Heritage Oil Plc

2. Reason for the notification:

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:iii

Lansdowne Partners Limited being the General Partner of Lansdowne Partners Limited Partnership

Lansdowne Partners International Limited

Lansdowne Partners Austria GmbH

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):iv

HSBC Client Holdings UK Limited

5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached:v

23 December 2013

6. Date on which issuer notified:

27 December 2013

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:vi, vii

5%

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 RightsNumber of sharesNumber of voting rights% of voting rights x
IndirectDirect xiIndirect xiiDirectIndirect
JE00B2Q4TN5628,498,39428,498,394 Below 5% Below 5%
B: Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrumentExpiration date xiiiExercise/ Conversion Period/ Date xivNumber of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted.% of voting rights
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv,xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrumentExercise priceExpiration date xviiExercise/ Conversion period xviiiNumber of voting rights instrument refers to% of voting rights xix,xx
CFDN/AN/AN/ABelow 5%NominalDelta
Below 5%
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights% of voting rights
Below 5%Below 5%

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

Lansdowne Partners International Limited is the parent undertaking of Lansdowne Partners Limited and Lansdowne Partners Austria GmbH. Lansdowne Partners Austria GmbH and Lansdowne Partners Limited Partnership act as discretionary co-investment managers to certain client funds.

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

Lansdowne Partners Limited and Lansdowne Partners Austria GmbH

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will acquire:

12. Date on which proxy holder will acquire voting rights:

13. Additional information:

Based on total voting rights of 277,925,878

14. Contact name:

Kamran Salahuddin

15. Contact telephone number:

+44 (0)20 7290 5500

Contact Information

  • Heritage Oil Plc
    Paul Atherton
    +44 (0)1534 835 400