REG-Ashmore Group Plc Holding(s) in Company

Released : 20/04/2007

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RNS Number:9605U 
Ashmore Group PLC 
20 April 2007 
 
 
TR-1(i):               notification of major interests in shares 
 
1. Identity of the issuer or the 
underlying issuer of existing     ASHMORE GROUP PLC 
shares to which voting rights are 
attached(ii): 
2. Reason for the notification 
 (please tick the appropriate box 
or boxes) 
An acquisition or disposal of                                                            
voting rights 
An acquisition or disposal of                                                            
financial instruments which may 
result in the acquisition of 
shares already issued to which 
voting rights are attached 
An event changing the breakdown of                                                        
voting rights 
Other (please specify):            a 
First notification under the 
Transparency                                                                              
 
Directive rules 
3. Full name of person(s) subject                                         Carey Pensions and Benefits Limited 
to the notification obligation 
(iii): 
4. Full name of shareholder(s)                                                         N/A 
(if different from 3.)(iv): 
5. Date of the transaction (and                                                        N/A 
date on which the threshold is 
crossed or reached if different) 
(v): 
6. Date on which issuer notified:                                                   19th March 2007 
7. Threshold(s) that is/are                                                            N/A 
crossed or reached: 
8. Notified details: 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A: Voting rights attached to shares 
Class/type of   Situation previous to the     Resulting situation after the triggering transaction(vii) 
shares          Triggering transaction (vi) 
                Number of      Number of      Number of       Number of voting rights   % of voting rights 
 if possible    Shares         Voting Rights  shares          ix 
using the ISIN                 viii           Direct          Direct  x      Indirect   Direct   Indirect 
CODE                                                                         xi 
 
 
ISIN: 
GB00B132NW22 
 
 
                  38,725,000     38,725,000     38,725,000      38,725,000               5.46% 
 
 
B: Financial Instruments 
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction xii 
Type of financial    Expiration date Exercise/ Conversion      Number of voting rights    % of voting 
instrument           xiii            Period/ Date xiv          that may be acquired if    rights 
                                                               the instrument is 
                                                               exercised/ converted. 
 
 
        N/A 
 
 
Total (A+B) 
Number of voting rights                            % of voting rights 
 
 
                    38,725,000                                             5.46% 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively 
held, if applicable xv: 
N/A 
 
 
Proxy Voting: 
10. Name of the proxy holder:                                                       N/A 
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:                        N/A 
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:                    N/A 
 
 
13. Additional information:                    Notification using total voting rights figure of 708,925,000 
14. Contact name:                                                     Mark Grimwood 
15. Contact telephone number:                                         020 7557 4123 
 
Annex Notification Of Major Interests In Shares xvi 
A: Identity of the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation 
Full name (including legal form for legal entities)            Carey Pensions and Benefits Limited 
Contact address (registered office for legal entities)         PO Box 98, 7 New Street, St Peter Port, 
                                                                  Guernsey, Channel Islands GY1 4BY 
Phone number                                                                 01481 737241 
Other useful information (at least legal representative                          N/A 
for legal persons) 
 
 
 
B:        Identity of the notifier, if applicable xvii 
Full name                                                                        N/A 
Contact address                                                                  N/A 
Phone number                                                                     N/A 
Other useful information (e.g. functional relationship                           N/A 
with the person or legal entity subject to the 
notification obligation) 
 
 
 
 
 
C:        Additional information 
N/A 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Notes 
 
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(i)               This form is to be sent to the issuer or underlying issuer and 
to be filed with the competent authority. 
 
 
(ii)               Either the full name of the legal entity or another method 
for identifying the issuer or underlying issuer, provided it is reliable and 
accurate. 
 
 
(iii)              This should be the full name of (a) the shareholder; (b) the 
person acquiring, disposing of or exercising voting rights in the cases provided 
for in DTR5.2.1 (b) to (h);  (c) all the parties to the agreement referred to in 
DTR5.2.1 (a), or (d) the direct or indirect holder of financial instruments 
entitled to acquire shares already issued to which voting rights are attached, 
as appropriate. 
 
In relation to the transactions referred to in points DTR5.2.1 (b) to (h), the 
following list is provided as indication of the persons who should be mentioned: 
 
-               in the circumstances foreseen in  DTR5.2.1 (b), the person that 
acquires the voting rights and is entitled to exercise them under the agreement 
and the natural person or legal entity who is transferring temporarily for 
consideration the voting rights; 
 
-               in the circumstances foreseen in DTR 5.2.1 (c), the person 
holding the collateral, provided the person or entity controls the voting rights 
and declares its intention of exercising them, and person lodging the collateral 
under these conditions; 
 
-               in the circumstances foreseen in DTR5.2.1(d), the person who has 
a life interest in shares if that person is entitled to exercise the voting 
rights attached to the shares and the person who is disposing of the voting 
rights when the life interest is created; 
 
-               in the circumstances foreseen in DTR5.2.1 (e), the parent 
undertaking and, provided it has a notification duty at an individual level 
under DTR 5.1, under DTR5.2.1 (a) to (d) or under a combination of any of those 
situations, the controlled undertaking; 
 
-               in the circumstances foreseen in DTR5.2.1 (f), the deposit taker 
of the shares, if he can exercise the voting rights attached to the shares 
deposited with him at his discretion, and the depositor of the shares allowing 
the deposit taker to exercise the voting rights at his discretion; 
 
-               in the circumstances foreseen in DTR5.2.1 (g), the person  that 
controls the voting rights; 
 
-               in the circumstances foreseen in DTR5.2.1 (h), the proxy holder, 
if he can exercise the voting rights at his discretion, and the shareholder who 
has given his proxy to the proxy holder allowing the latter to exercise the 
voting rights at his discretion. 
 
 
(iv)              Applicable in the cases provided for in DTR 5.2.1 (b) to (h). 
This should be the full name of the shareholder or holder of financial 
instruments who is the counterparty to the natural person or legal entity 
referred to in DTR5.2. 
 
 
(v)               The date of the transaction should normally be, in the case of 
an on exchange transaction, the date on which the matching of orders occurs; in 
the case of an off exchange transaction, date of the entering into an agreement. 
 
 
The date on which threshold is crossed should normally be the date on which the 
acquisition, disposal or possibility to exercise voting rights takes effect (see 
DTR 5.1.1R (3)). For passive crossings, the date when the corporate event took 
effect. 
 
These dates will usually be the same unless the transaction is subject to a 
condition beyond the control of the parties. 
 
 
(vi)              Please refer to the situation disclosed in the previous 
notification, In case the situation previous to the triggering transaction was 
below 3%, please state 'below 3%'. 
 
vii If the holding has fallen below the minimum threshold , the notifying party 
should not be obliged to disclose the extent of the holding, only that the new 
holding is less than 3%. 
 
 
For the case provided for in DTR5.2.1(a), there should be no disclosure of 
individual holdings per party to the agreement unless a party individually 
crosses or reaches an Article 9 threshold. This applies upon entering into, 
introducing changes to or terminating an agreement. 
 
viii                   Direct and indirect 
 
ix              In case of combined holdings of shares with voting rights 
attached 'direct holding' and voting rights 'indirect holdings', please split 
the voting rights number and percentage into the direct and indirect columns-if 
there is no combined holdings, please leave the relevant box blank. 
 
X              Voting rights attached to shares in respect of which the 
notifying party is a direct shareholder  (DTR 5.1) 
 
xi                     Voting rights held by the notifying party as an indirect 
shareholder (DTR 5.2.1) 
 
xii             If the holding has fallen below the minimum threshold, the 
notifying party should not be obliged to disclose the extent of the holding, 
only that the new holding is below 3%. 
 
xiii             date of maturity / expiration of the finical instrument i.e. 
the date when the right to acquire shares ends. 
 
xiv                   If the financial instrument has such a period-please 
specify the period- for example once every three months starting from the (date) 
 
xv             The notification should include the name(s) of the controlled 
undertakings through which the voting rights are held. The notification should 
also include the amount of voting rights and the percentage held by each 
controlled undertaking, insofar as individually the controlled undertaking holds 
3% or more, and insofar as the notification by the parent undertaking is 
intended to cover the notification obligations of the controlled undertaking. 
 
xvi             This annex is only to be filed with the competent authority. 
 
xvii            Whenever another person makes the notification on behalf of the 
shareholder or the natural person/legal entity  referred to in DTR5.2 and 
DTR5.3. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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