Major Holdings Notifications

Major Holdings Notifications

In certain instances a person (natural or juridical) who acquires or disposes of shares or other financial instruments, or is entitled to acquire, dispose of or to exercise voting rights, in M&Z plc which exceed or fall below certain thresholds shall be required to notify M&Z plc of the proportion of voting rights of M&Z plc held by the person as a result of said acquisition or disposal. The notification obligation applies when the person acquires or disposes of voting rights in M&Z plc and thereby reaches, exceeds or falls below the thresholds of 5 %, 10 %, 15 %, 20 %, 25 %, 30 %, 50 %, 75 % and 90 % of the voting rights  (“Shareholder’s notification”).

Shareholder’s notification shall be effected no later than four trading days following the triggering event. Upon receipt of the Shareholder’s notification, but no later than three trading days after the day on which the notification was received, M&Z plc shall make public the information via a Company Announcement. The shareholder shall send the notification to: The notification document which was submitted by the Shareholder to M&Z plc shall be made available to the public in the table below.

 The person is also required to also notify the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), as the national competent authority, of the acquisition or disposal of major holdings at:

Shareholders and other persons covered by the notification requirement are encouraged to use ESMA’s standard notification form which is available here. The form is also available on the MFSA’s website: under the Continuing Obligations / ESMA Documents subsection.

Please be advised that M&Z plc does not verify and takes no responsibility as to the content of the information contained in a Shareholder’s notification nor does M&Z plc take any responsibility as to informing relevant persons of their notification obligation. The person submitting the Shareholder’s notification is fully responsible for its content.