REG-Ashmore Group Plc Holding(s) in Company

Released : 23/01/2008

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RNS Number:3882M 
Ashmore Group PLC 
23 January 2008 
 
 
 
 
TR-1: Notifications 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 notification obligation: 
 
FMR LLC 
 
 
 
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3) : 
 
See attached schedule 
 
 
 
5. Date of transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if 
different): 
 
18 January 2008 
 
 
 
6. Date on which issuer notified: 
 
22 January 2008 
 
 
 
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 
use ISIN CODE 
                                   Number of shares                   Number of voting rights 
 
ISIN GB00B132NW22                  37,428,364                         37,428,364 
 
 
 
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction 
 
Class/type of shares if       Number of shares          Number of voting rights               % of voting rights 
possible use ISIN CODE 
                                                        Direct         Indirect               Direct       Indirect 
 
ISIN GB00B132NW22                                                      34,466,601                          4.86% 
 
 
 
 
B: Financial Instruments 
 
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction 
 
Type of         Expiration date      Exercise/conversion       No. of voting rights that   % of voting rights 
financial                            period/date               may be acquired (if the 
instrument                                                     instrument exercised/ 
                                                               converted) 
 
 
 
 
 
Total (A+B) 
 
Number of voting rights        % of voting rights 
 
34,466,601                     4.86% 
 
 
 
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 proxy holder: 
 
FMR LLC 
 
 
 
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: 
 
2,961,763 shares 
 
 
 
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: 
 
18 January 2008 
 
 
 
13. Additional information: 
 
None 
 
 
 
14. Contact name: 
 
Fabio Correia 
 
 
 
15. Contact telephone number: 
 
01737 837092 
 
 
 
 
FMR 
 
Issuer name:                                        ASHMORE GROUP PLC 
 
Current ownership percentage:                       4.86% 
 
Total Shares Held                                   34,466,601 
 
Issued share capital:                               708,925,000 
 
 
 
                                                                  SHARES HELD    NOMINEE    MANAGEMENT             
FMR LLC is the parent holding company of                                                    COMPANY 
Fidelity Management & Research Company (FMRCO),  
Investment manager for US mutual funds, and Fidelity              19,719,986     BROWN      FMRCO 
Management Trust Company (FMTC) and Pyramis                                      BROTHERS 
Global Advisors Trust Company (PGATC), a US state                                HARRIMAN 
chartered bank which acts as a trustee or investment                             AND CO 
manager of various pension and trust accounts and  
Pyramis Global Advisors LLC (PGALLC).                              3,877,844     JPMORGAN   FMTC 
                                                                                 CHASE 
                                                                                 BANK 
 
                                                                   8,131,300     MELLON     FMRCO 
                                                                                 BANK N.A. 
  
                                                                   2,737,471     STATE      FMTC 
                                                                                 STREET 
                                                                                 BANK AND 
                                                                                 TR 
                                                                                 CO 
 
 
 
 
                      This information is provided by RNS 
            The company news service from the London Stock Exchange 
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