RNS Number : 2463O

Online Blockchain PLC

01 October 2019

For immediate release

1 October 2019

Online Blockchain PLC

("Online Blockchain" or the "Company")

Holding(s) in Company

The Board of Online Blockchain announces that the Company has received the following TR-1 notification which is set out below.

A copy of this announcement is available on the Company's website, at www.onlineblockchain.io.

For further information please contact:

Online Blockchain PLC 
 Clement Chambers CEO 
 Tel: +44 (0)207 070 0909 
Beaumont Cornish Limited (Nominated Adviser) 
Roland Cornish/Michael Cornish 
 Tel: +44 (0) 207 628 3396 
Smaller Company Capital Limited (Broker) 
 Jeremy Woodgate 
 Tel: +44 (0) 203 651 2910 
Cassiopeia Ltd (Investor Relations) 
 Stefania Barbaglio 


The information contained within this announcement is deemed to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014. The person who arranged for the release of this announcement on behalf of the Company was Clement Chambers, Director.

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                                        Online Blockchain PLC 
  underlying issuer of existing shares 
  to which voting rights are attached(ii) 
 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                                                           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 obligation(iv) 
 Name                                                       Peter O'Reilly 
 City and country of registered office 
  (if applicable) 
 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)(v) 
 City and country of registered office 
  (if applicable) 
 5. Date on which the threshold was                         24/09/2019 
  crossed or reached(vi) : 
 6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):             24/09/2019 
 7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation 
                                        % of voting         % of voting rights   Total of both    Total number 
                                       rights attached      through financial      in % (8.A +     of voting 
                                      to shares (total         instruments            8.B)         rights of 
                                          of 8. A)            (total of 8.B                        issuer(vii) 
                                                                1 + 8.B 2) 
                                  -----------------------  -------------------  ---------------  ------------- 
 Resulting situation 
  on the date 
  on which threshold 
  was crossed 
  or reached                       6.62%                                         6.62%            8,662,348 
                                  -----------------------  -------------------  ---------------  ------------- 
 Position of                       N/A                                           N/A 
  previous notification 
                                  -----------------------  -------------------  ---------------  ------------- 
 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       Number of voting rights(ix)                  % of voting rights 
  ISIN code (if 
                           Direct                Indirect                       Direct                     Indirect 
                     (Art 9 of Directive   (Art 10 of Directive           (Art 9 of Directive               (Art 10 
                        2004/109/EC)           2004/109/EC)              2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)            of Directive 
                          (DTR5.1)              (DTR5.2.1)                                                2004/109/EC) 
 GB0006601479        573,500                                      6.62% 
                    --------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------------------  ---------------- 
 SUBTOTAL 8. A                        573,500                                             6.62% 
                    -------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------------ 
 B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 
  2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a)) 
 Type of financial   Expiration            Exercise/              Number of voting                      % of voting 
  instrument          date(x)              Conversion              rights that may                       rights 
                                           Period(xi)              be acquired if 
                                                                   the instrument 
                    --------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------------------  ---------------- 
                                           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            Expiration             Exercise/              Physical or        Number of          % of voting 
  financial          date(x)               Conversion             cash                voting rights      rights 
  instrument                               Period (xi)            settlement(xii) 
                   ---------------------  ---------------------  -----------------  ----------------- 
                                                                  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                          x 
  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             % of voting rights          Total of both 
                          if it equals or               through financial           if it equals 
                         is higher than the             instruments if it           or is higher 
                        notifiable threshold           equals or is higher       than the notifiable 
                                                       than the notifiable            threshold 
                 --------------------------------  -------------------------  ----------------------- 
 10. In case of proxy voting, please identify: 
 Name of the proxy holder 
 The number and % of voting rights 
 The date until which the voting rights 
  will be held 
 11. Additional information(xvi) 
 Place of completion   Dublin 
 Date of completion    24th(th) September 2019 

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