RNS Number : 4346L
Polymetal International PLC
19 April 2018

TR-1: S tandard form for notification of major holdings

NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR HOLDINGS (to be sent to the relevant issuer and to the FCA in Microsoft Word format if possible) i


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

Polymetal International plc

1b. Please indicate if the issuer is a non-UK issuer (please mark with an "X" if appropriate)

Non-UK issuer


2. Reason for the notification (please mark the appropriate box or boxes with an "X")

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights


An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

X

Other (please specify)iii:


3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation iv

Name

Mr. Petr Kellner

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Vran nad Vltavou, Czech Republic

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

Name

Fodina B.V.

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached vi :

17/04/2018

6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):

18/04/2018

7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation


% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 8. A)

% of voting rights through financial instruments
(total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)

Total of both in % (8.A + 8.B)

Total number of voting rights of issuer vii

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached

6.51 %
(28,417,433
shares)

5.99 %
(26,172,971 shares)

12.50%

54,590,404

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

6.29 %
(27,039,976 shares)

6.40 %
(27,550,428 shares)

12.69%

54,590,404

8. Notified details of the resulting situation on the date on which the threshold was crossed or reached viii

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of
shares

ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rights ix

% of voting rights

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

Direct

(Art 9 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)

Indirect

(Art 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)

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28,417,433


6.51 %

SUBTOTAL 8. A

28,417,433

6.51 %

B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is

exercised/converted.

% of voting rights

Sale and repurchase agreements

29/ 0 1/2019


9,382,763

2.1492 %

Sale and repurchase agreements

29/ 0 1/2020


16,790,208

3.8459 %



SUBTOTAL 8. B 1

26,172,971

5.99 %

B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art. 13(1)(b) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (b))

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Physical or cash

settlement xii

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights






















SUBTOTAL 8.B.2



9. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please mark the

applicable box with an "X")

Person subject to the notification obligation is not controlled by any natural person or legal entity and does not control any other undertaking(s) holding directly or indirectly an interest in the (underlying) issuer xiii


Full chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity
xiv (please add additional rows as necessary)

?

Name xv

% 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

Petr Kellner

6.44%

5.92%

12.36%

PPF Holdings B.V.

0.93%

0.85%

1.78%

PPF Holdings Srl

0.93%

0.85%

1.78%

PPF Group N.V.

6.51%

5.99%

12.50%

Fodina B.V.

6.51%

5.99%

12.50%


10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:

Name of the proxy holder


The number and % of voting rights held


The date until which the voting rights will be held



11. Additional information xvi


Place of completion

Prague , Czech Republic

Date of completion

18/04/2018


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