REG-Ashmore Group Plc Holding(s) in Company

Released : 28/03/2008

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RNS Number:0242R 
Ashmore Group PLC 
28 March 2008 
 
 
REG-Ashmore Group Plc  Holding(s) in Company 
 
 
Ashmore Group PLC 
 
28 March 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: 
 
Carey Pension and Benefits Limited 
 
 
 
 
 
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3) : 
 
 
 
 
 
5. Date of transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if 
different): 
 
26 March 2008 
 
 
 
 
 
6. Date on which issuer notified: 
 
28 March 2008 
 
 
 
 
 
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 
 
Reduction below 5% 
 
 
 
 
8. Notified Details: 
 
 
 
A: Voting rights attached to shares 
 
 
Class/type of shares if       Situation previous to the triggering transaction 
possible use ISIN CODE 
                              Number of shares         Number of voting rights 
 
 
ISIN GB00B132NW22             37,762,500               37,762,500 
 
 
 
 
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              34,012,500              34,012,500        nil            4.80 
 
 
 
B: Financial Instruments 
 
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction 
 
 
Type of          Expiration date       Exercise/conversion period No. of voting rights that    % of voting 
financial                              /date                      may be acquired (if the      rights 
instrument                                                        instrument exercised/ 
                                                                  converted) 
 
 
 
 
Total (A+B) 
 
 
Number of voting rights       % of voting rights 
 
34,012,500                    4.80 
 
 
 
 
 
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: 
 
Carey Pension and Benefits Limited 
 
 
 
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: 
 
3,750,000 shares 
 
 
 
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: 
 
26 March 2008 
 
 
 
13. Additional information: 
 
None 
 
 
 
14. Contact name: Rhona Nicolle 
 
 
 
15. Contact telephone number: 01481 737241 
 
 
 
Issuer name:                                        ASHMORE GROUP PLC 
 
 
 
Current ownership percentage:                       4.80% 
 
 
 
Total Shares Held                                   34,012,500 
 
 
 
Issued share capital:                               708,925,000 
 
 
 
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