REG-Ashmore Group Plc Holding(s) in Company

Released : 09/05/2007

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RNS Number:3057W 
Ashmore Group PLC 
09 May 2007 
 
 
 
TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES 
 
 
 
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which 
voting rights are attached: 
 
Ashmore Group plc 
 
 
 
2. Reason for the notification (please place an X inside the appropriate  
bracket/s): 
 
 
 
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: (X) 
 
 
 
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): (    ) 
 
................. 
 
 
 
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation: 
 
FMR Corp 
 
 
 
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.): 
 
See attached schedule 
 
 
 
5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or 
reached if different): 
 
3 May 2007 
 
 
 
6. Date on which issuer notified: 
 
8 May 2007 
 
 
 
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 
 
5% 
 
 
 
8. Notified details: 
 
 
 
A: Voting rights attached to shares 
 
 
Class/type of shares if possible              Situation previous to the Triggering transaction 
using the ISIN CODE 
                                  Number of shares                   Number of voting Rights 
 
 
        ISIN GB00B132NW22            35,591,817                          35,591,817 
 
 
 
 
 
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction 
 
 
Class/type of shares if      Number of shares         Number of voting rights           % of voting rights 
possible using the ISIN CODE 
                             Direct                   Direct (x)   Indirect (xi)        Direct      Indirect 
 
 
     ISIN GB00B132NW22                                              35,382,317                       4.99% 
 
 
 
B: Financial Instruments 
 
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction 
 
 
Type of         Expiration Date      Exercise/Conversion       Number of voting rights     % of voting rights 
financial                            Period/ Date              that may be acquired if the 
instrument                                                     instrument is exercised/ 
                                                               converted. 
 
 
 
 
 
Total (A+B) 
Number of voting rights        % of voting rights 
 
 
    35,382,317                       4.99% 
 
 
 
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the 
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: 
 
See attached schedule 
 
 
 
Proxy Voting: 
 
 
 
10. Name of the proxy holder: 
 
FMR Corp 
 
 
 
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: 
 
209,500 
 
 
 
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: 
 
3 May 2007 
 
 
 
13. Additional information: 
 
 
 
 
 
14. Contact name: 
 
Teresa Garry 
 
 
 
15. Contact telephone number: 
 
Fil-regulatory reporting@uk.fid-intl.com 
 
 
 
Annex to Notification Of Major Interests In Shares 
 
 
 
A: Identity of the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation 
 
 
 
Full name (including legal form for legal entities): 
 
FMR Corp 
 
 
 
Contact address (registered office for legal entities): 
 
82 Devonshire Street, Boston, MA, 02109 USA 
 
 
 
Phone number: 
 
01737 837092 
 
 
 
Other useful information (at least legal representative for legal persons): 
 
Company Secretary 
 
 
 
B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable 
 
 
 
Full name: 
 
Fidelity Investments International 
 
 
 
Contact address: 
 
Windmill Court XTW2B, Millfield Lane, Lower Kingsworth, Tadworth, Surrey KT20 
6RB 
 
 
 
Phone number: 
 
01737 837092 
 
 
 
Other useful information (e.g. functional relationship with the person or legal 
entity subject to the notification obligation): 
 
Authorised to make this filing under power of attorney 
 
 
 
C: Additional information: 
 
See below 
 
 
FMR 
 
Issuer name:                                       ASHMORE GROUP PLC 
Current ownership percentage:                          4.99% 
Total Shares Held                                      35,382,317 
Issued share capital:                                  708,925,000 
 
 
FMR Corp is the 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. 
 
                             SHARES             NOMINEE     MANAGEMENT 
                             HELD                           COMPANY 
                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                         
                             3,014,006          STATE       FMTC   
                                                STREET 
                                                BANK AND 
                                                TR CO 
 
                                                                                                                         
                             530,653            MELLON      FMTC 
                                                BANK 
                                                N.A. 
                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                         
                             5,831,300          MELLON      FMRCO 
                                                BANK 
                                                N.A. 
                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                         
                             4,310,800         JPMORGAN     FMTC 
                                               CHASE 
                                               BANK 
                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                         
                             21,695,558        BROWN        FMRCO 
                                               BROTHERS 
                                               HARRIMAN 
                                               AND CO 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                      This information is provided by RNS 
            The company news service from the London Stock Exchange 
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