REG-Ashmore Group Plc Director/PDMR Shareholding

Released : 21/10/2008 03:30:00
RNS Number : 3683G  
Ashmore Group PLC  
21 October 2008  
Ashmore Group plc  
Notification of Transactions by Directors/Persons Discharging Managerial   
Responsibility and Connected Persons  
Ashmore Group plc (the "Company") has been notified in accordance with DTR 
3.1.2R on 20 October 2008 by Graeme Dell, a person discharging managerial 
responsibility within the Company for the purposes of section 96B(1) of the 
Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, of the following transactions relating 
to his holding of Ordinary Shares of 0.01 pence each in the Company:    
  1.    Name of the issuer                                                2.    State whether the notification relates to (i) a transaction      
                                                                                notified in accordance with DTR 3.1.2 R, (ii) a disclosure made  
                                                                                in accordance with LR 9.8.6R (1), or (iii) a disclosure made in  
                                                                                accordance with section 793 of the Companies Act (2006).         
                                                                                DTR 3.1.2(R)                                                     
        ASHMORE GROUP PLC                                                                                                                        
  3.    Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director   4.    State whether notification relates to a person connected with a  
                                                                                person discharging managerial responsibilities/director named in 
                                                                                3 and identify the connected person                              
        GRAEME JOHN DELL                                                        NO                                                               
  5.    Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of   6.    Description of shares (including class), debentures or           
        the person referred to in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a non           derivatives or financial instruments relating to shares          
        -beneficial interest                                                                                                                     
        IN RESPECT OF A HOLDING OF GRAEME JOHN DELL                             ORDINARY SHARES OF 0.01P                                         
  7.    Name of registered shareholder(s) and, if more than one, the      8.    State the nature of the transaction                              
        number of shares held by each of them                                                                                                    
        CAREY PENSIONS AND BENEFITS LTD                                                                                                          
                                                                                ACQUISITION OF SHARES UNDER THE ASHMORE EXECUTIVE OMNIBUS        
                                                                                INCENTIVE PLAN IN LINE WITH DISCLOSURES MADE IN REMUNERATION     
                                                                                REPORT IN 2008 ACCOUNTS.                                         
  9.    Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating    10.   Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that     
        to shares acquired  740,284                                             class should not be taken into account when calculating          
  11.   Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating    12.   Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that     
        to shares disposed                                                      class should not be taken into account when calculating          
        N/A                                                                     N/A                                                              
  13.   Price per share or value of transaction                           14.   Date and place of transaction                                    
                                                                                17 OCTOBER 2008, ACQUSITION OF SHARES PURSUANT TO ASHMORE        
        162.10 PENCE                                                            OMNIBUS INCENTIVE PLAN                                           
  15.   Total holding following notification and total percentage         16.   Date issuer informed of transaction                              
        holding following notification (any treasury shares should not                                                                           
        be taken into account when calculating percentage)                                                                                       
        1,012,764                                                               20OCTOBER 2008                                                   
If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by 
the issuer, complete the following boxes  
  17.   Date of grant                                              18.   Period during which or date on which exercisable         
  19.   Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option         20.   Description of shares or debentures involved (class and  
  21.   Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication   22.   Total number of shares or debentures over which options  
        that price is to be fixed at the time of exercise                held following notification                              
        N/A                                                              N/A                                                      
  23.   Any additional information    24.   Name of contact and telephone number for queries   
                                            MICHAEL PERMAN, COMPANY SECRETARY                  
                                            020 30776190                                       
  Name of authorised official of issuer responsible for  
  making notification                                    
  MICHAEL PERMAN                                         
  Date of notification21OCTOBER 2008                     
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