According to English law, shareholders of Air Berlin PLC are obliged to notify changes in voting rights in the company. Pursuant to Chapter 5 of the Disclosure and Transparency Rules (DTR), shareholders of the company are required to simultaneously notify Air Berlin PLC and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) if the percentage of their voting rights reaches, exceeds or falls below every percentage point above and including 3 per cent of the voting rights in the company. Such obligation may arise, amongst others, as a result of an acquisition or disposal of shares or as a result of events changing the breakdown of voting rights of the company. If a shareholder is in fact obliged to make a notification must be assessed in each individual case, taking into account English law rules.
For notifications, shareholders should use the form "TR-1: Notification of Major Interests in Shares" available on FCA's website.