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RNS Number : 8992A

Online Blockchain PLC

24 January 2020

For immediate release

24 January 2020

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) 
 www.beaumontcornish.com 
Roland Cornish/Michael Cornish 
 Tel: +44 (0) 207 628 3396 
 
 
Cassiopeia Ltd (Investor Relations) 
 Stefania Barbaglio 
 

stefania@cassiopeia-ltd.com

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 
 Name                                                          Stefania Barbaglio 
 City and country of registered office 
  (if applicable) 
 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                            23/01/2020 
  crossed or reached(vi) : 
                                                              --------------------------------------- 
 6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):                23/01/2020 
                                                              --------------------------------------- 
 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               3%                                         3%              8,662,348 
                          ------------------  ---------------------  --------------  ---------------- 
 Position of 
  previous notification 
  (if 
  applicable) 
                          ------------------  ---------------------  --------------  ---------------- 
 
 
 
 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 
  shares 
  ISIN code (if 
  possible) 
                            Direct                      Indirect                      Direct                  Indirect 
                      (Art 9 of Directive         (Art 10 of Directive          (Art 9 of Directive     (Art 10 of Directive 
                          2004/109/EC)                2004/109/EC)             2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)        2004/109/EC) 
                            (DTR5.1)                   (DTR5.2.1)                                            (DTR5.2.1) 
                                             ----------------------------- 
                            25,828            238,455                        0.3%                       2.75% 
                   ------------------------  -----------------------------  -------------------------  --------------------- 
 
 
  SUBTOTAL 8. A     264,283                                                  3.05% 
                   -------------------------------------------------------  ------------------------------------------------ 
 
 B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC 
  (DTR5.3.1.1 (a)) 
 Type of            Expiration   Exercise/                            Number of voting                  % of voting 
  financial          date(x)      Conversion Period(xi)                rights that may                   rights 
  instrument                                                           be acquired if 
                                                                       the instrument 
                                                                       is 
                                                                       exercised/converted. 
                   -----------  -----------------------------------  --------------------------------  --------------------- 
 
 
 
                                 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 
  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                        x 
  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 
                         if it equals or      through financial        it equals or is 
                         is higher than       instruments if it        higher than the 
                         the notifiable      equals or is higher     notifiable threshold 
                            threshold        than the notifiable 
                                                  threshold 
                      -------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 Stefania Barbaglio    3.05% 
                      -------------------  ---------------------  ------------------------ 
 
 
 
 
 
 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   London 
 Date of completion    23/01/2020 
                      ----------- 
 

ENDS

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