Serica Energy plc
TSX : SQZ
AIM : SQZ

Serica Energy plc

December 01, 2011 12:18 ET

Serica Energy-Holding(s) in Company

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Dec. 1, 2011) - Serica Energy plc (TSX:SQZ)(AIM:SQZ)

For filings with the FSA include the annex
For filings with issuer exclude the annex
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 Serica Energy 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 Sector Investment Managers LTD
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):iv 1. JUNIOR OILS TRUST
2. JUNIOR ENERGY FUND
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached:v 24 November 2011
6. Date on which issuer notified: 28 November 2011
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:vi, vii 3%
8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to sharesviii, ix
Class/type of shares

if possible using the ISIN CODE
Situation previous to the triggering transaction Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number of Shares Number of Voting Rights Number of shares Number of voting rights % of voting rightsx
Direct Directxi Indirectxii Direct Indirect
B0CY5V5 5,000,000 5,000,000 6,000,000 6,000,000 3.4%
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrument Expiration datexiii Exercise/ Conversion Periodxiv Number 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 Instrumentsxv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial instrument Exercise price Expiration datexvii Exercise/
Conversion period
xviii
Number of voting rights instrument refers to % of voting rightsxix, xx
Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
6,000,000 3.4%
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:xxi

5,000,000 voting right, held by JUNIOR OILS TRUST (an FSA authorised unit trust)

1,000,000 voting right, held by JUNIOR ENERGY FUND (an unregulated collective investment scheme)
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: Angelos Damaskos, Sector Investment Managers LTD
15. Contact telephone number: 020 7283 7711

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