REG-Ashmore Group Plc Holding(s) in Company

Released : 27/11/2008

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RNS Number : 1309J  
  
Ashmore Group PLC  
  
27 November 2008  
  
Form TR-1 with annex. FSA Version 2.1 updated April 2007  
  
 
  For filings with the FSA include the annex   
  For filings with issuer exclude the annex    
  
  
 
  TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares  
  
  
 
                                                                                                  Ashmore Group plc               
  1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights                                    
  are attached:                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                  
  2. Reason for notification (yes/no)                                                                                             
                                                                                                                       No         
  An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                                                                     
                                                                                                                       No         
  An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to             
  which voting rights are attached                                                                                                
                                                                                                                       Yes        
  An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                                                                                
                                                                                                                       No         
  Other (please specify):______________                                                                                           
                                                                   Mark Coombs                                                    
  3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification obligation:                                                                   
                                                                   N/A                                                            
  4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):                                                                           
                                                                   26 November 2008                                               
  5. Date of transaction (and date on which the threshold is                                                                      
  crossed or reached if different):                                                                                               
                                                                   26 November 2008                                               
  6. Date on which issuer notified:                                                                                               
                                                                   43%                                                            
  7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                                                                                 
  
  
 
  8: Notified Details                                                                                                                                                            
  A: Voting rights attached to shares                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                                 
  Class                        Situation previous to the triggering transaction      Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                                        
  /type of shares                                                                                                                                                                
  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                 303,324,200                303,324,200                303,324,200        303,324,200                 43.01                                        
  
  
 
  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  
                                                                                      exercised/converted)                                                                        
  N/A                                                                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                                  
  
  
 
  Total (A+B)                                            
                                                         
  Number of voting rights   Percentage of voting rights  
  303,324,200               43.01                        
  
  
 
  9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the  
  voting rights and /or the financial instruments are    
  effectively held, if applicable:                       
  N/A                                                    
  
  
 
  Proxy Voting:                                                       
                                                                      
  10. Name of proxy holder:                                  N/A      
                                                                      
  11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to     N/A      
  hold:                                                               
                                                                      
  12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting   N/A      
  rights:                                                             
                                                                      
  
  
 
  13. Additional information:    Notification is made pursuant to DTR 5.1.2 (2) following  
                                 the purchase of shares for Treasury by the Company on     
                                 26th November 2008 .                                      
                                 Ashmore shareholders should use 705,249,564 as the        
                                 denominator to determine if they are required to notify   
                                 their interest in, or a change to their interest in       
                                 Ashmore under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency       
                                 Rules.                                                    
                                                                                           
  14 Contact name:               Michael Perman                                            
                                                                                           
  15. Contact telephone name:    0203 077 6000                                             
                                                                                           
  
  
 
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