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 September 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 September 5, 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:    The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
   
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):    See answer to Question 9
   
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached: v    1 September 2016
   
6. Date on which issuer notified:    2 September 2016
   
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:    Above 5% - Aggregate of voting rights from shares


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

Class/type of shares

 

if possible using the ISIN CODE

  

Situation previous

to the triggering

transaction

     Resulting situation after the triggering transaction  
  

Number

of

    

Number

of

Voting

    

Number

of shares  

     Number of voting rights      % of voting rights  
   Shares      Rights      Direct      Direct      Indirect      Direct      Indirect  

A Ordinary (GB00B03MLX29)

     56,222,146           56,222,146                             56,222,146                  0.697

A ADRs (US7802592060)

     9,976,025           19,952,050                             19,952,050                  0.247

B Ordinary (GB00B03MM408)

     146,791,826           146,791,826                             149,406,895                  1.851

B ADRs (US7802591070)

     89,343,475           178,686,950                             178,686,980                  2.214

 

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
 

N/A

                           

 

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  
N/A                                Nominal      Delta  
                                                     

 

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights   Percentage of voting rights

404,268,071

  5.009%


9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively

held, if applicable:

 
      Number of Shares      Percent of Outstanding  

The Capital Group Companies, Inc. (“CG”) holdings

     404,268,071         5.0087

 

Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:

 

Capital Guardian Trust Company(1)

Capital International, Inc(1)

Capital International Limited(1)

Capital International Sarl(1)

Capital Research and Management Company(2)

 

                 

 

(1) Indirect subsidiaries of Capital Research and Management Company
(2) Subsidiary of The Capital Group Companies, Inc.

 

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 2817


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: September 6, 2016