HAMMERSON PLC - TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

Hammerson plc
(Incorporated in England and Wales)
(Company number 360632)
LSE share code: HMSO JSE share code: HMN
ISIN: GB0004065016
("Hammerson" or "the Company")

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                                    Hammerson Plc
attachedii:
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

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments                                                                  X

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

Other (please specify)iii:

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv
Name                                                                                        JPMorgan Chase & Co.
City and country of registered office (if applicable)                                   Wilmington, Delaware, USA

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)v
                                                                                       J.P. Morgan Securities plc
                                                                                      J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
Name
                                                         J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Ltd
                                                                      JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association
City and country of registered office (if applicable)                                      London, United Kingdom

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or
                                                                                09 August 2019
reachedvi:

6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY):                                                      13 August 2019

7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation
                                                     % of voting rights
                             % of voting rights                                                   Total number of
                                                    through financial in-    Total of both in %
                             attached to shares                                                   voting rights of
                                                         struments              (8.A + 8.B)
               (total of 8. A)                                                   issuervii
                                                  (total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)
Resulting situation
on the date on which
threshold was
                                0.39%                      4.63%                        5.02%               766,293,613
crossed or reached
Position of previous
        Below minimum            Below minimum                 Below minimum
notification (if
applicable)                   threshold                threshold                     threshold


 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             Number of voting rightsix                 % 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) (DTR5.1)       2004/109/EC)             2004/109/EC) (DTR5.1)    2004/109/EC)
                                                         (DTR5.2.1)                                             (DTR5.2.1)

   GB0004065016                                         3,018,977                                                0.39%




 SUBTOTAL 8. A                              3,018,977                                               0.39%



 B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))
                                                                            Number of voting rights
 Type of financial         Expiration       Exercise/                       that may be acquired if
                                                                                                         % of voting rights
 instrument                datex            Conversion Periodxi             the instrument is
                                                                            exercised/converted.
  Physically Settled
                           15/06/2020       Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243                 600,000                     0.078%
  Call or Put Option*
  Physically Settled
                           22/06/2020       Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243                 600,000                     0.078%
  Call or Put Option*
  Physically Settled
                           29/06/2020       Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243                 600,000                     0.078%
  Call or Put Option*
  Physically Settled
                           06/07/2020       Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243                 600,000    0.078%
  Call or Put Option*
  Physically Settled
                           13/07/2020       Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243                 600,000                     0.078%
  Call or Put Option*
  Physically Settled
                           20/07/2020       Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243                 600,000                     0.078%
  Call or Put Option*
  Physically Settled
     27/07/2020       Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243                 600,000                     0.078%
  Call or Put Option*
  Physically Settled
                           03/08/2020       Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243                 600,000                     0.078%
  Call or Put Option*
  Physically Settled
                           10/08/2020       Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243                 600,000              0.078%
  Call or Put Option*
  Physically Settled
                           17/08/2020       Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243                 600,000                     0.078%
  Call or Put Option*
  Physically Settled
                           24/08/2020       Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243                 600,000                     0.078%
  Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
        28/08/2020    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      07/09/2020    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      14/09/2020    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      21/09/2020    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      28/09/2020    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      05/10/2020    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      12/10/2020    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      19/10/2020    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      26/10/2020    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000         0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      02/11/2020    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      09/11/2020    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      16/11/2020    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243       600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      23/11/2020    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      30/11/2020    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      07/12/2020    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      14/12/2020    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      21/12/2020    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
     29/12/2020    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      04/01/2021    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      11/01/2021    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      18/01/2021    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      25/01/2021    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      01/02/2021    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
Physically Settled
                      08/02/2021    Call: 7.864, Put: 5.243           600,000                  0.078%
Call or Put Option*
                                    SUBTOTAL 8. B 1                  21,000,000                 2.74%


    * Please note that either a call or a put option (but not both) can be exercised upon maturity,
    depending on the share price of Hammerson Plc.
B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to Art. 13(1)(b) of Directive
2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (b))
                                    Exercise/
Type of financial   Expiration                    Physical or cash    Number of
                                   Conversion                                        % of voting rights
  instrument          datex             settlementxii    voting rights
                                    Period xi
 Cash-settled
                    13/09/2019     13/09/2019           Cash          3,400,000           0.44%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    01/11/2019     01/11/2019           Cash          1,655,128           0.22%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    13/12/2019     13/12/2019      Cash           929,590            0.12%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    03/03/2020     03/03/2020           Cash            73,650            0.01%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    02/04/2020     02/04/2020           Cash            24,557            0.00%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    14/04/2020     14/04/2020           Cash            57,848         0.01%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    30/04/2020     30/04/2020           Cash            29,076            0.00%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    05/05/2020     05/05/2020           Cash           235,776            0.03%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    06/05/2020     06/05/2020           Cash           376,740            0.05%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    12/05/2020     12/05/2020           Cash           609,321            0.08%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    02/06/2020     02/06/2020           Cash           108,597            0.01%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    18/06/2020     18/06/2020           Cash            17,699            0.00%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    29/06/2020     29/06/2020           Cash          2,817,032           0.37%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    02/07/2020     02/07/2020           Cash           498,657            0.07%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    15/07/2020     15/07/2020           Cash            39,939            0.01%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    14/08/2020     14/08/2020     Cash           689,589            0.09%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    20/08/2020     20/08/2020           Cash            11,434            0.00%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    09/09/2020     09/09/2020           Cash           996,820            0.13%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    10/09/2020     10/09/2020           Cash           170,843        0.02%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    11/09/2020     11/09/2020           Cash            66,348            0.01%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    05/08/2021     05/08/2021           Cash            65,107            0.01%
 Equity Swap
 Cash-settled
                    08/07/2022     08/07/2022           Cash           567,928            0.07%
 Equity Swap
   Cash-settled
                         08/02/2023           08/02/2023               Cash              1,021,861                0.13%
   Equity Swap
   Cash-settled
                         07/08/2024           07/08/2024               Cash                  356                  0.00%
   Equity Swap
                                                                    SUBTOTAL
                                             8.B.2
                                                                                        14,463,896                1.89%



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 rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held starting with the ultimate controlling natural person or legal entity xiv      X
(please add additional rows as necessary)
                                      % of voting rights
                                 % of voting rights if it                                            Total of both if it
                                                                  through financial in-
                                  equals or is higher                                               equals or is higher
          Namexv                                                  struments if it equals
                                  than the notifiable                                               than the notifiable
                                                                  or is higher than the
                                       threshold                                                        threshold
                                                                notifiable threshold
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase Bank,
National Association
J.P. Morgan Internation-
al Finance Limited
J.P. Morgan Capital
Holdings Limited
J.P. Morgan Securities
                                                                            4.63%                           4.63%
plc


JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase Bank,
National Association


JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase Bank,
National Association
J.P. Morgan Internation-
al Finance Limited
J.P. Morgan EU Capital
Holdings Limited
J.P. Morgan EU Hold-
ings Limited
J.P. Morgan Equities
South Africa Proprietary
Limited


JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase Hold-
ings LLC
J.P. Morgan Broker-
Dealer Holdings Inc.
J.P. Morgan Securities
LLC
10. In case of proxy voting, please identify:
Name of the proxy holder                                                         N/A

The number and % of voting rights held                                           N/A

The date until which the voting rights will be held                              N/A



11. Additional informationxvi

Table 8A) Includes stock borrows of 48,000 (0.01%)

Chain of controlled undertakings:

JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association (100%)
J.P. Morgan International Finance Limited (100%)
J.P. Morgan Capital Holdings Limited (100%)
J.P. Morgan Securities plc (100%)

JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association (100%)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (100%)
JPMorgan Chase Holdings LLC (100%)
J.P. Morgan Broker-Dealer Holdings Inc. (100%)
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC (100%)

JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association (100%)
J.P. Morgan International Finance Limited (100%)
J.P. Morgan EU Capital Holdings Limited (100%)
J.P. Morgan EU Holdings Limited (100%)
J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited (100%)

 Place of completion                                           London, United Kingdom

 Date of completion                                                    13 August 2019



For further information contact:

Julia Crane
Deputy Company Secretary
Tel: +44 (0)20 7887 1000
14 August 2019

Hammerson has its primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and a secondary inward
listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Sponsor:
Investec Bank Limited

Date: 14/08/2019 11:00:00
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