REG-Ashmore Group Plc Holding(s) in Company

Released : 21/05/2007

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RNS Number:9578W 
Ashmore Group PLC 
21 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): 
 
16 May 2007 
 
 
 
6. Date on which issuer notified: 
 
18 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                     35,382,317                          35,382,317 
 
 
 
 
 
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                                                   35,639,517                     5.02% 
 
 
 
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 
 
 
      35,639,517                       5.02% 
 
 
 
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 acquire to hold: 
 
257,200 
 
 
 
12. Date on which proxy holder will acquire to hold voting rights: 
 
18 May 2007 
 
 
 
13. Additional information: 
 
 
 
 
 
14. Contact name: 
 
Teresa Garry 
 
 
 
15. Contact telephone number: 
 
Fil-regulatory reporting@uk.fid-intl.com 
 
 
FMR 
 
Issuer name:                                       ASHMORE GROUP PLC 
Current ownership percentage:                       5.02% 
Total Shares Held                                             35,639,517 
Issued share capital:                                         708,925,000 
 
 
FMR Corp is the parent     SHARES HELD                       NOMINEE                  MANAGEMENT COMPANY 
holding company of 
Fidelity Management & 
Research Company (FMRCO), 
Investment manager for US          3,014,006 STATE STREET BANK AND TR CO              FMTC 
mutual funds, and Fidelity 
Management Trust Company             530,653 MELLON BANK N.A.                         FMTC 
(FMTC), a US state 
chartered bank which acts          5,831,300 MELLON BANK N.A.                         FMRCO 
as a trustee or investment 
manager of various pension         4,310,800 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK                      FMTC 
and trust accounts. 
                                  21,695,558 BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN AND CO           FMRCO 
 
                                     257,200 JPMORGAN, BOURNEMOUTH                    FISL 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                      This information is provided by RNS 
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