14 May - 4 min read

TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

TR-1: Standard form for notification of major holdings

Bytes Technology Group plc
(Incorporated in the England & Wales)
(Registered number: 12935776)
LEI: 213800LA4DZLFBAC9O33
Share code: BYI
ISIN: GB00BMH18Q19
("Bytes Technology Group plc" 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)


1a. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of
existing shares to which voting rights are attached                  BYTES TECHNOLOGY GROUP PLC

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)

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligation
Name                                                                 PUBLIC INVESTMENT CORPORATION SOC LIMITED

City and country of registered of f ice (if applicable)              PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)
Name
City and country of registered office (if applicable)

5. Date on which the threshold was crossed or reached                11/05/2021

6. Date on which issuer notified (DD/MM/YYYY)                        13/05/2021

7. Total positions of person(s) subject to the notification obligation

                                       % of voting rights    % of voting rights
                                       attached to           through financial                             Total number of
                                       shares (total of 8.   instruments                Total of both in   voting rights of
                                       A)                    (total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)   % (8.A + 8.B)      issuer

Resulting situation on the date
on which threshold was crossed         6.124%                                           6.124%             239 482 333                                                                                                               
or reached

Position of previous notification
(if applicable)                        5.800%                                           5.800%

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

A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of          Number of voting rights                           % of voting rights
shares
ISIN code (if                 Direct                  Indirect                    Direct                     Indirect
possible)               (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)          2004/109/EC) (DTR5.2.1)
                             (DTR5.1)                (DTR5.2.1)                  (DTR5.1)
Ordinary Shares             14 665 326                                           6.124%

SUBTOTAL 8. A                            14 665 326                                            6.124%


B 1: Financial Instruments according to Art. 13(1)(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC (DTR5.3.1.1 (a))

                                                                  Number of voting rights
                                                                  that may be acquired if
Type of financial      Expiration     Exercise/                   the instrument is
instrument             date           Conversion Period           exercised/converted.              % of voting rights

                                      SUBTOTAL 8. B 1                      NIL                            NIL

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/         Physical
Type of financial      Expiration     Conversion        or cash            Number of
instrument             date           Period            settlement         voting rights         % of voting rights

                                                        SUBTOTAL 8.B.2      NIL                      NIL
                                                               
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

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 (please add additional rows as necessary)                                                               X
                                                                                                                
                                     % of voting rights if    % of voting rights through    Total of both if it
                                     it equals or is higher   financial instruments if it   equals or is higher
                                     than the notifiable      equals or is higher than      than the notifiable
Name                                 threshold                the notifiable threshold      threshold
PUBLIC INVESTMENT CORPORATION SOC  
LIMITED                              6.124%                                                 6.124%

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 information

Place of completion        PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA
Date of completion         13 May 2021

The Company has a primary listing on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and a secondary listing
on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Sponsor
RAND MERCHANT BANK (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)                                                                                                        
Date: 14-05-2021 10:00:00
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