Monday, 26 February 2018

Announcement

SHINTR: MGL: SPH Notice - BNP Paribas Nominees NZ Ltd & Smartshares Ltd

22 Dec 2017 11:56NZX
Disclosure of beginning to have substantial holding
Section 276, Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013
Note: This form must be completed in accordance with the instructions at the
end of the form.

To NZX Limited
and
To Mercer Group Limited

Date this disclosure made: 22 December 2017

Date on which substantial holding began: 15 December 2017

Substantial product holder(s) giving disclosure
Full name(s): BNP Paribas Nominees (NZ) Limited and Smartshares Limited

Summary of substantial holding
Class of quoted voting products: Ordinary shares in Mercer Group Limited
(MGL)

Summary for BNP Paribas Nominees (NZ) Limited and Smartshares Limited
For this disclosure,--
(a) total number held in class: 3,966,348
(b) total in class: 64,520,706
(c) total percentage held in class: 6.147%

Details of relevant interests
Details for BNP Paribas Nominees (NZ) Limited
Nature of relevant interest(s): Registered holder of financial products

For that relevant interest,--
(a) number held in class: 3,966,348
(b) percentage held in class: 6.147%
(c) current registered holder(s): BNP Paribas Nominees (NZ) Limited
(d) registered holder(s) once transfers are registered: No change

For a derivative relevant interest, also--
(a) type of derivative: N/A
(b) details of derivative: N/A
(c) parties to the derivative: N/A
(d) if the substantial product holder is not a party to the derivative, the
nature of the relevant interest in the derivative: N/A

Details for Smartshares Limited
Nature of relevant interest(s): Ability to control the exercise of the right
to vote and acquire or dispose of the ordinary shares, due to the provisions
of the SuperLife Invest Trust Deed which is available on the Disclose
Register.

For that relevant interest,--
(a) number held in class: 3,966,348
(b) percentage held in class: 6.147%
(c) current registered holder(s): BNP Paribas Nominees (NZ) Limited
(d) registered holder(s) once transfers are registered: No change

For a derivative relevant interest, also--
(a) type of derivative: N/A
(b) details of derivative: N/A
(c) parties to the derivative: N/A
(d) if the substantial product holder is not a party to the derivative, the
nature of the relevant interest in the derivative: N/A

Details of transactions and events giving rise to substantial holding
Details of the transactions or other events requiring disclosure: Purchase by
Smartshares Limited of 2,777,778 ordinary shares on 15 December 2017 under an
agreement with Mercer Group Limited for a gross consideration of $1,250,000.

Additional information
Address(es) of substantial product holder(s): c/o Level 7, Zurich House, 21
Queen Street, Auckland 1011 PO Box 106 555, Auckland 1143, New Zealand

Contact details: c/o Ryan Gillanders, DDI: (09) 375 9807
Nature of connection between substantial product holders: BNP Paribas
Nominees (NZ) Limited is the custodian of the SuperLife Invest managed
investment scheme and Smartshares Limited is the manager of the SuperLife
Invest managed investment scheme.

Name of any other person believed to have given, or believed to be required
to give, a disclosure under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 in
relation to the financial products to which this disclosure relates: N/A

Certification
I, Ryan Gillanders, certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the
information contained in this disclosure is correct and that I am duly
authorised to make this disclosure by all persons for whom it is made.
End CA:00312429 For:MGL    Type:SHINTR     Time:2017-12-22 11:56:41
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