SOURCE: Serica Energy plc

November 22, 2013 08:20 ET

Serica Energy plc - Holding(s) in Company

LONDON--(Marketwired - Nov 22, 2013) - Serica Energy plc (TSX: SQZ)


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For filings with the FCA 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           Serica
of existing shares to which voting rights are                Energy Plc
attached: ii

2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or
boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

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: Placing                                        X

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

4. Full name of shareholder(s)                             Section 9
(if different from 3.):iv

5. Date of the transaction and date on                     15 November
which the threshold is crossed or                          2013
reached: v

6. Date on which issuer notified:                          18 November
                                                           2013

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                     10% & 9%
reached: vi, vii



8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix

Class/type of shares     Situation previous to the triggering
                         transaction
if possible using        Number of            Number of
the ISIN CODE            Shares               Voting Rights

GB00B0CY5V57             19,647,248           19,647,248


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of           Number of voting           % of voting rights x
Shares              rights

Indirect            Direct xi    Indirect xii  Direct      Indirect

21,362,984                       21,362,984                8.53


B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial       Expiration date xiii      Exercise/
instrument                                        Conversion Period xiv




Number of voting rights that may be acquired           % of voting
if the instrument is exercised/ converted.             rights
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying
Financial Instruments xv, xvi

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial        Exercise         Expiration
instrument               price            date xvii

Exercise/          Number of voting rights       % of voting rights xix,
Conversion         instrument refers to          xx
period xviii
                                                 Nominal       Delta

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights                    Percentage of voting rights

21,362,984                                 8.53%



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

Sum of Factored Shares Held

Custodian               Advisor                              Total

JP MORGAN, BOURNEMOUTH  FII-FIL INVESTMENTS INTERNATIONAL    2,838,086
©
                        FILUK-FIL INVESTMENT SERVICES (UK)   18,524,898
                        LIMITED

Grand Total                                                  21,362,984



Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:                    FIL Limited

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will    1,715,736
acquire:

12. Date on which proxy holder will acquire      15th November 2013
voting rights:



13. Additional information:                    None

14. Contact name:                              Shelley Muller

15. Contact telephone number:                   fil-regreporting@fil.com 




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