Company Announcements

TR-1: notification of major holdings

Source: RNS
RNS Number : 5426X
Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd.
01 September 2020
 

TR-1: Standard 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 attachedii:

Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd

Company Number: 31165

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

Non-UK issuer

X

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

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

X

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights


Other (please specify)iii:


3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv

Name

Sothic Capital European Opportunities Master Fund Limited

Gertjan Koomen

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

UK

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

Name


City and country of registered office (if applicable)


5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reachedvi:

26 August 2020

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

28 August 2020

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 issuervii

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

4.71%


4.71%

                                        210,370,502

Position of previous notification (if

applicable)

6.33%


6.33%


 

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

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of
shares

ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rightsix

% 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)

BMG4209G2077

9,898,158


4.71%












SUBTOTAL 8. A

9,898,158

4.71%

 

 

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


















SUBTOTAL 8. B 1



 

 

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

settlementxii

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) issuerxiii


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)

X

Namexv

% 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

Gertjan Koomen

4.71%


4.71%

Astaris Capital Management (Cayman) Ltd

4.71%


4.71%

Astaris Capital Management LLP

4.71%


4.71%

Sothic Capital European Opportunities Master Fund Limited

1.70%


1.70%










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 informationxvi

Certain financial instruments are held by an investment fund for which Astaris Capital Management LLP is the discretionary investment manager, and certain financial instruments are held by Mr Gertjan Koomen in his personal capacity.

 

Astaris Capital Management (Cayman) Ltd is the parent undertaking of Astaris Capital Management LLP, and Mr Gertjan Koomen is the ultimate parent of Astaris Capital Management LLP through his ownership of Astaris Capital Management (Cayman) Ltd.

 

Mr Koomen and Astaris Capital Management LLP are therefore making an aggregated disclosure of their combined holdings.

 

Further to the previous TR-1 notifications dated 19 August, 21 August and 25 August 2020, Astaris Capital Management LLP is in the process of distributing all of its holdings in Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd to investors in the investment fund. This transaction is the final reportable distribution of such shares.

 

Please note that Sothic Capital Management LLP has changed its name to Astaris Capital Management LLP and that Sothic Capital Management (Cayman) Ltd has changed its name to Astaris Capital Management (Cayman) Ltd.

 

Place of completion

London

Date of completion

28/08/2020

 

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