FORM 6-K

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington D.C. 20549

 

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN ISSUER

Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16

under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the month of February 2016

Commission File Number 1-32575

 

 

Royal Dutch Shell plc

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

30, Carel van Bylandtlaan, 2596 HR The Hague

The Netherlands

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:

Form 20-F   x            Form 40-F  ¨

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):   ¨

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):  ¨

Indicate by check mark whether by furnishing the information contained in this Form, the registrant is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Yes  ¨            No   x

If “Yes” is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82-            

 

 

 


The following is the text of an announcement released to the London Stock Exchange by Royal Dutch Shell plc on February 22, 2016

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES

 

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

Royal Dutch Shell 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:    BlackRock, Inc.
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):   
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: v    17 February 2016
6. Date on which issuer notified:    19 February 2016

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or

reached:

   Voting rights attached to shares holding for BlackRock, Inc. has gone below 5%


8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares

 

Class/type of

shares

   Situation previous
to the triggering
transaction
   Resulting situation after the triggering transaction  

if possible using

the ISIN CODE

   Number
of
Shares
   Number
of
Voting
Rights
   Number
of shares
   Number of voting
rights
   % of voting rights  
         Direct    Direct    Indirect    Direct    Indirect  
GB00B03MLX29    180,662,262    180,662,262    N/A    N/A    213,405,602    N/A      2.68
GB00B03MM408    175,592,490    175,592,490    N/A    N/A    174,811,678    N/A      2.19

 

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

 

Type of financial

instrument

  

Expiration

date

  

Exercise/

Conversion Period

  

Number of voting

rights that may be

acquired if the

instrument is

exercised/ converted.

  

% of voting

rights

Securities Lending          123,724,768    1.55%
American Depository Receipt (GB00B03MLX29)          2,192,310    0.02%
American Depository Receipt (GB00B03MM408)          1,995,518    0.02%

 

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

 

Type of financial

instrument

   Exercise
price
   Expiration
date
   Exercise/
Conversion
period
   Number of voting rights
instrument refers to
   % of voting rights  
                         Nominal      Delta  
CFD             3,438,593      0.04%         0.04%   

 

Total (A+B+C)

 

Number of voting rights

  

Percentage of voting rights

519,568,469    6.53%


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

 

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:

  

Mark Edwards

Royal Dutch Shell plc

15. Contact telephone number:

   +44 20 7934 6024


Name

  

% of voting
rights if it

equals or is
higher than the
notifiable
threshold

  

% of voting rights
through financial
instruments if it
equals or is higher
than  the notifiable
threshold

  

Total of both if

it equals or is
higher than the
notifiable
threshold

BlackRock, Inc.

        

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

        

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

        

BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC

        

BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC

        

BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc.

        

BlackRock Fund Advisors

        

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association

        

BlackRock, Inc.

        

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

        

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

        

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

        

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

        

BlackRock Group Limited

        

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

        

BlackRock, Inc.

        

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

        

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

        

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

        

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

        

BlackRock Holdco 3, LLC

        

BlackRock Canada Holdings LP

        

BlackRock Canada Holdings ULC

        

BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited

        

BlackRock, Inc.

        

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

        

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

        

BlackRock Capital Holdings, Inc.

        

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

        

BlackRock, Inc.

        

Trident Merger, LLC

        

BlackRock Investment Management, LLC

        

BlackRock, Inc.

        

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

        

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

        

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

        


BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

        

BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd.

        

BlackRock Asia-Pac Holdco, LLC

        

BlackRock HK Holdco Limited

        

BlackRock Cayco Limited

        

BlackRock Trident Holding Company Limited

        

BlackRock Japan Holdings GK

        

BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

        

BlackRock, Inc.

        

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

        

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

        

BlackRock Holdco 4, LLC

        

BlackRock Holdco 6, LLC

        

BlackRock Delaware Holdings Inc.

        

BlackRock Fund Advisors

        

BlackRock, Inc.

        

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

        

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

        

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

        

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

        

BlackRock Group Limited

        

BlackRock Advisors (UK) Limited

        

BlackRock, Inc.

        

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

        

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

        

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

        

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

        

BlackRock Australia Holdco Pty. Ltd.

        

BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited

        

BlackRock, Inc.

        

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

        

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

        

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

        

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

        

BlackRock Group Limited

        

BlackRock (Netherlands) B.V.

        

BlackRock, Inc.

        

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

        

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

        

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

        

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

        

BlackRock Group Limited

        

BlackRock International Limited

        


BlackRock, Inc.

        

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

        

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

        

BlackRock, Inc.

        

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

        

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

        

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

        

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

        

BlackRock Group Limited

        

BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited

        

BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG

        

BlackRock, Inc.

        

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

        

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

        

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

        

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

        

BlackRock (Isle of Man) Holdings Limited

        

BlackRock (Isle of Man) Limited

        

BlackRock, Inc.

        

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

        

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

        

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

        

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

        

BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd.

        

BlackRock Asia-Pac Holdco, LLC

        

BlackRock HK Holdco Limited

        

BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Limited

        

BlackRock, Inc.

        

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

        

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

        

BlackRock Capital Holdings, Inc.

        

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

        

BlackRock Capital Management, Inc.

        

BlackRock, Inc.

        

BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc.

        

BlackRock Financial Management, Inc.

        

BlackRock International Holdings, Inc.

        

BR Jersey International Holdings L.P.

        

BlackRock (Singapore) Holdco Pte. Ltd.

        

BlackRock (Singapore) Limited

        


This Report on Form 6-K is incorporated by reference into:

a) the Registration Statement on Form F-3 of Royal Dutch Shell plc and Shell International Finance B.V. (Registration Numbers 333-199736 and 333-199736-01); and

b) the Registration Statements on Forms S-8 of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Registration Numbers 333-126715, 333-141397, 333-171206, 333-192821 and 333-200953).


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

Royal Dutch Shell plc
(Registrant)
By:  

M Edwards

Name:   M Edwards
Title:   Deputy Company Secretary

Date: February 22, 2016