REG-Ashmore Group Plc Holding(s) in Company

Released : 24/10/2008 04:30:00
RNS Number : 6680G  
Ashmore Group PLC  
24 October 2008  
  TR-1: Notification of Major Interests in Shares  
  1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of   ASHMORE GROUP PLC  
  existing shares to which voting rights are attached:                       
  2. Reason for notification (yes/no)                                          
  An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                  
  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                        
                                                                  Brown Brothers Harriman & Co   
  4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):           Citibank NA                    
                                                                  JP Morgan Chase Bank           
                                                                  Mellon Bank NA                 
                                                                  Northern Trust Co              
                                                                  21 October  2008               
  5. Date of transaction (and date on which the threshold is                                     
  crossed or reached if different):                                                              
                                                                  23 October  2008               
  6. Date on which issuer notified:                                                              
                                                                  5 per cent                     
  7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                                                
  8: Notified Details                                                                                                                                              
  A: Voting rights attached to shares                                                                                                                              
  Class/type of shares         Situation previous to the triggering transaction      Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                          
  If possible use ISIN code                                                                                                                                        
                               Number of shares           Number of voting rights    Number of shares   Number of voting rights     Percentage of voting rights    
                                                                                                        Direct        Indirect      Direct          Indirect       
  GB00B132NW22                 35,423,568                 35,423,568                 35,695,730         35,695,730                  5.04                           
  B: Financial Instruments                                                                                                                                                        
  Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                                                                                                                            
  Type of financial instrument   Expiration date   Exercise/ conversion period/date   No. of voting rights that may be acquired (if the instrument   Percentage of voting rights  
  Total (A+B)                                            
  Number of voting rights   Percentage of voting rights  
  35,695,730                5.04                         
  9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the       
  voting rights and /or the financial instruments are         
  effectively held, if applicable:                            
  FMR LLC is the holding company of Fidelity Management and   
  Research Company (FMRCO) investment manager for US mutual   
  funds, and FIL Management Trust Company (FMTC) and Pyramia  
  Global Advisors Trust Company (PGATC) a US state chartered  
  bank which acts as a trustee or investment manager of       
  various pension and trust accounts, and Pyramia Global      
  Advisors LLC ( PGALLC)                                      
  Proxy Voting:                                                             
  10. Name of proxy holder:                                FMR LLC          
  11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will acquire:   272,162          
  12. Date on which proxy holder will acquire :            21 October 2008  
  13. Additional information:    none                
  14 Contact name:               Davis Merryweather  
  15. Contact telephone name:    01737 837149        
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