10. Information in relation to the person subject to the notification obligation (please tick the applicable box):
[ ] 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
[X ] 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
The College Retirement Equities Fund ("CREF") hereby informs you that on November 29, 2021 CREF bought 1,402,090 shares of Hibernia REIT Plc brining its ownership to 40,663,414 voting shares equivalent to a 6.144% voting share ownership percentage.
For your information, CREF is a U.S. based investment company, which is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). CREF has multiple investment accounts, each with separate investment objectives and policies. All assets in the accounts are beneficially owned by CREF, and all the accounts are managed by TIAA-CREF Investment Management, LLC ("TCIM"), an SEC registered investment adviser.
A total of 40,663,414 voting shares or 6.144% of the outstanding voting shares of Hibernia REIT Plc are owned, in aggregate, by CREF and these affiliated accounts.
Please see Exhibit A