REG-Ashmore Group Plc Holding(s) in Company

Released : 10/01/2007

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RNS Number:2936P 
Ashmore Group PLC 
10 January 2007 
 
 
 
NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES 
 
 
1.  Name of listed company 
 
ASHMORE GROUP PLC 
 
 
2.  Name of shareholder with a major interest 
 
- FIDELITY INTERNATIONAL LIMITED 
- FMR CORP. 
AND THEIR DIRECT AND INDIRECT SUBSIDIARIES 
 
 
3.  Please state whether notification indicates that it is regarding the holding 
of the shareholder named in 2 above; in respect of a non-beneficial interest; or 
in the case of an individual holder if it is a holding of that person's spouse 
or children under the age of 18 
 
SEE APPENDIX 1 
 
 
4.  Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the number of 
shares held by each of them 
 
SEE APPENDIX 1 
 
 
5.  Number of shares/amount of stock acquired 
 
N/A 
 
 
6.  Percentage of issued class (any treasury shares held by the listed company 
should not be taken into account when calculating percentage) 
 
N/A 
 
 
7.  Number of shares/amount of stock disposed 
 
N/A 
 
 
8.  Percentage of issued class (any treasury shares held by the listed company 
should not be taken into account when calculating percentage) 
 
N/A 
 
 
9.  Class of security 
 
ORDINARY SHARES OF 0.01p EACH 
 
 
10.  Date of transaction 
 
N/A 
 
 
11.  Date listed company informed 
 
9 JANUARY 2007 
 
 
12.  Total holding following this notification 
 
28,833,602 ORDINARY SHARES 
 
 
13.  Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification (any 
treasury shares held by the listed company should not be taken into account when 
calculating percentage) 
 
4.07% 
 
 
14.  Any additional information 
 
N/A 
 
 
15.  Name of contact and telephone number for queries 
 
MARK GRIMWOOD 
020 7557 4123 
 
 
16.  Name and signature of duly authorised officer of the listed company 
responsible for making this notification 
 
MARK GRIMWOOD 
 
 
Date of notification __________10th JANUARY 2007  _________ 
 
 ____________________________________________________________________ 
 
APPENDIX 1 
 
On 9 January 2007, Ashmore Group plc (the "Company") received the following 
notification dated 9 January 2007: 
 
 
"Dear Sirs, 
 
Enclosed are amended notifications of disclosable interests under the U.K. 
Companies Act 1985. Please note that while this information details the 
disclosable interests of more than one entity, the enclosed disclosure 
constitutes separate notifications of interest which have been combined solely 
for purposes of clarity and efficiency. It is not intended to indicate that any 
of these entities act as a group or in concert with respect to these interests. 
 
These disclosures are made in the interest of conformity with the Companies Act. 
The Interest detailed herein were acquired solely for investment purposes. For 
disclosure purposes, holdings should be represented as FMR Corp. and its direct 
and indirect subsidiaries, and Fidelity International Limited (FIL) and its 
direct and indirect subsidiaries, both being non-beneficial holders. 
 
 
 
Amendment 1 
 
NOTIFICATIONS UNDER SECTIONS 198 TO 202 - UK COMPANIES ACT 
 
1.         Company in which shares are held:        Ashmore Group plc 
 
2.         Notifiable Interest:                     Ordinary Shares 
 
            (A)      FMR Corp. 
                     82 Devonshire Street 
                     Boston, MA 02109 
 
Parent holding company of Fidelity Management & Research Company (FMRCO), 
investment manager for US mutual funds, and Fidelity Management Trust Company 
(FMTC), a US state chartered bank which acts as a trustee or investment manager 
of various pension and trust accounts. (See Schedule A for listing of Registered 
Shareholders and their holdings). 
 
            (B)      Fidelity International Limited (FIL) 
                     PO Box HM 670 
                     Hamilton HMCX, Bermuda 
 
Parent holding company for various direct and indirect subsidiaries, including 
Fidelity Investment Services Ltd. (FISL), Fidelity Gestion (FIGEST), Fidelity 
Investments Advisory (Korea) Limited (FIA(K)L), Fidelity Investments Management 
(Hong Kong) Limited (FIMHK), Fidelity Pension Management (FPM), Fidelity 
Investments Japan (FIJ) and Fidelity Investments International (FII), investment 
managers for various non-US investment companies and institutional clients. 
 
3.         The notifiable interests also comprise the notifiable interest of: 
 
                       Mr Edward C Johnson 3d 
                       82 Devonshire Street 
                       Boston, MA 02109 
 
A principal shareholder of FMR Corp. and Fidelity International Limited. 
 
4.         The notifiable interests include interest held on behalf of 
authorized unit trust schemes in the U.K., notwithstanding the exemption from 
reporting pursuant to Section 209(1)(h) of the Companies Act 1985. 
 
5.         These notifications of disclosable interests constitute separate 
notifications of interest in the shares and are combined solely for the purposes 
of clarity and efficiency. Nothing herein should be taken to indicate that FMR 
Corp. and its direct and indirect subsidiaries, Fidelity International Limited 
and its direct and indirect subsidiaries or Mr Edward C. Johnson 3d act as a 
group or in concert in respect of the disclosed interests, or that they are 
required to submit these notifications on a joint basis. 
 
6.                  The disclosable interests arise under section 208 (4) (b) of 
 the Act, namely where a person, not being the registered holder, is entitled to 
exercise a right conferred by the holding of the shares or to control the 
exercise of such rights, or under section 203 of the Act respectively. 
 
By 
 
Michelle Edwards 
 
Associate Director - Compliance 
 
Duly authorized under Powers of Attorney dated August 25, 2004 by Eric D. Roiter 
by and on behalf of FMR Corp. and its direct and indirect subsidiaries, and 
Fidelity International Limited and its direct and indirect subsidiaries. 
 
 
 
(Schedule A) 
 
Security:  ASHMORE GROUP PLC 
 
Current ownership percentage:                  4.07% 
 
Total Shares Held                              28,833,602 
 
Shares in issue:                               708,925,000 
 
Change in holdings since last filing:          +7,004,677 ordinary shares 
 
 
      SHARES HELD        MANAGEMENT COMPANY     NOMINEE/REGISTERED NAME 
 
        3,431,300             FMTC              JPMORGAN CHASE BANK 
        2,575,181             FMTC              STATE STREET BANK AND TR CO 
          484,300             FMTC              MELLON BANK N.A. 
          334,232             FMTC              NORTHERN TRUST CO 
       16,625,066             FMRCO             BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN AND CO 
        5,331,300             FMRCO             MELLON BANK N.A. 
           52,223             FISL              JPMORGAN, BOURNEMOUTH 
 
" 
 
 
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