REG-Ashmore Group Plc Holding(s) in Company

Released : 12/05/2008

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RNS Number : 1631U  
  
Ashmore Group PLC  
  
12 May 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:   Yes  
  
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:  
  
1. Lone Pine Capital LLC  
  
2. Stephen F Mandel Jr  
  
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3) :  
  
Morgan Stanley & Co  
  
5. Date of transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if 
different):  
  
28th April 2008  
  
6. Date on which issuer notified:  
  
30th April 2008  
  
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:  
  
3 per cent  
  
8. Notified Details:  
  
A: Voting rights attached to shares  
  
 
  Class/type of shares    Situation previous to the triggering transaction     
  if possible use ISIN                                                         
  CODE                                                                         
                          Number of shares           Number of voting rights   
  GB00B132NW22            Below 3 per cent           Below 3 per cent          
  
  
 
                          Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                    
  Class/type of shares    Number of shares   Number of voting rights     % of voting rights       
  if possible use ISIN                                                                            
  CODE                                                                                            
                                             Direct        Indirect      Direct       Indirect    
  GB00B132NW22            21,754,134                       21,754,134                 3.07%       
  
  
B: Financial Instruments  
  
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction  
  
 
  Type of       Expiration   Exercise/      No. of voting rights   % of voting  
  Financial     date         Conversion     that may be            rights       
  instrument                 period/date    acquired (if the                    
                                            instrument                          
                                            exercised/                          
                                            converted)                          
                                                                                
  
  
Total (A+B)  
  
 
  Number of voting rights   % of voting rights  
  21,754,134                3.07%               
  
  
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the 
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable :  
  
Lone Pine Capital LLC is the investment manager to several funds which 
indirectly hold shares in the issuer. Stephen.F Mandel Jr. is the Managing 
Member of Lone Pine Capital LLC and in such capacity is able to direct it's 
operations  
  
Proxy Voting:  
  
10. Name of proxy holder:  
  
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:  
  
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:  
  
13. Additional information:  
  
14. Contact name:  
  
Jeffrey Wechsenblatt  
  
Lone Pine Capital LLC  
  
Two Greenwich PlazaGreenwichConecticut 06830USA  
  
15. Contact telephone number:  
  
+1 203 618 7826  
  
For notes on how to complete form TR-1 please see the FSA website.  
  
This information is provided by RNS  
  
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange  
  
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