TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES(ii)

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi

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

Forbidden Technologies plc

2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

Yes

An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

NO

An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments

NO

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

NO

Other (please specify):

NO

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification obligation:
iii

Miton Group plc

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

See section 9 below

5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached:
v

09/09/2013

6. Date on which issuer notified:

10/09/2013

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:
vi, vii

Was 4.86%, Now 5.31%

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to sharesviii, ix

Class/type of
shares


if possible using
the ISIN CODE

Situation previous
to the triggering
transaction

Resulting situation after the triggerin
g transaction

Number
of
Shares

Number
of
Voting
Rights

Number
of shares

Number of voting
rights

% of voting rights x

Direct

Direct xi

Indirect xii

Direct

Indirect

GB0004740477

6,400,000

6,400,000

7,000,000

n/a

7,000,000

n/a

5.31%

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Expiration
date
xiii

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xiv

Number of voting
rights that may be
acquired if the
instrument is
exercised/ converted.

% of voting
rights

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Exercise price

Expiration date xvii

Exercise/
Conversion period
xviii

Number of voting rights instrument refers to

% of voting rights xix, xx

>Nominal

Delta

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

7,000,000

5.31%

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

Diverse Income Trust

HSBC Global Custody Nominees (UK) Ltd a/c 727563

2,153,500

CF Miton UK Multicap Income Fund

Bank of New York Nominees Ltd a/c 397449

2,545,500

Miton Income Opportunities Trust

HSBC Global Custody Nominees (UK) Ltd a/c 724755

1,292,100

CF Miton UK Smaller Companies Fund

BNY Custodial Nominees (Ireland) Limited a/c 397904

1,008,900

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

n/a

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:

n/a

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:

n/a


13. Additional information:


Miton Capital Partners Ltd
and
Miton Asset Management Ltd
are both subsidiaries of Miton Group plc

14. Contact name:

Ian Borrows

15. Contact telephone number:

0151 906 2476