Notification of Major Holdings

G4S plc
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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 attachedii:

G4S 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

X

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

Other (please specify)iii:

3. Details of person subject to the notification obligationiv

Name

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Corporation Trust Center, 1209 Orange Street,
Wilmington DE 19801, USA

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)v

Name

Goldman Sachs International

City and country of registered office (if applicable)

Plumtree Court, 25 Shoe Lane, London EC4A 4AU,UK

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

11/01/2021

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

13/01/2021

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

% of voting rights attached to shares (total of 8. A)

% of voting rights through financial instruments
(total of 8.B 1 + 8.B 2)

Total of both in % (8.A + 8.B)

Total number of voting rights held in issuervii

Resulting situation on the date on which threshold was crossed or reached

1.05%

5.15%

6.20%

1,551,594,436

Position of previous notification (if
applicable)

0.94%

5.12%

6.05%



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
shares

ISIN code (if possible)

Number of voting rightsix

% of voting rights

Direct
(DTR5.1)

Indirect
(DTR5.2.1)

Direct
(DTR5.1)

Indirect
(DTR5.2.1)

GB00B01FLG62

16,326,358

1.05%

US37441W1080

21,105

0.001%

SUBTOTAL 8. A

16,347,463

1.05%



B 1: Financial Instruments according to DTR5.3.1R (1) (a)

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the instrument is
exercised/converted.

% of voting rights

Securities Lending

Open

76,257,150

4.91%

SUBTOTAL 8. B 1

76,257,150

4.91%



B 2: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect according to DTR5.3.1R (1) (b)

Type of financial instrument

Expiration
date
x

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xi

Physical or cash
settlementxii

Number of voting rights

% of voting rights

Swap

10/08/2021

Cash

1,466,895

0.09%

Swap

22/02/2021

Cash

1,462,880

0.09%

CFD

16/09/2030

Cash

376,107

0.02%

CFD

27/03/2023

Cash

146,536

0.01%

CFD

30/09/2025

Cash

91,131

0.01%

CFD

14/10/2021

Cash

31,066

0.002%

CFD

09/10/2025

Cash

3,957

0.0003%

CFD

14/07/2025

Cash

2,365

0.0002%

SUBTOTAL 8.B.2

3,580,936

0.23%






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) issuerxiii

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 entityxiv (please add additional rows as necessary)

X

Namexv

% of voting rights if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

% of voting rights through financial instruments if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

Total of both if it equals or is higher than the notifiable threshold

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Goldman Sachs (UK) L.L.C.

Goldman Sachs Group UK Limited

Goldman Sachs
International

5.05%

6.08%

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

GSAM Holdings LLC

Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

IMD Holdings LLC

United Capital Financial Partners, Inc.

United Capital Financial Advisers, 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

Please note, the total amount of voting rights have been rounded to 2 decimal places therefore there is a possibility of a rounding error.






Place of completion

London

Date of completion

13/01/2021