REG-Ashmore Group Plc Holding(s) in Company

Released : 15/01/2009

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RNS Number : 6869L  
  
Ashmore Group PLC  
  
15 January 2009  
  
 
  TR-1: Notifications 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)                                          
                                                           Yes                 
  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:   1. Lone Pine Capital LLC.   
                                                                  2. Stephen F. Mandel Jr.    
                                                                  Morgan Stanley & Co.        
  4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):                                       
                                                                  13 January 2009             
  5. Date of transaction (and date on which the threshold is                                  
  crossed or reached if different):                                                           
                                                                  14 January 2009             
  6. Date on which issuer notified:                                                           
                                                                  6 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                 42,122,431                 42,122,431                 43,710,160                       43,710,160                    6.21%          
                                                                                                                                                                   
  
  
 
  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)                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                                                                  
  
  
 
  Total (A+B)                                            
                                                         
  Number of voting rights   Percentage of voting rights  
  43,710,160                6.21%                        
  
  
 
  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 its 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 Wechselblatt           
                                 Lone Pine Capital LLC          
                                 Two GreenwichPlaza             
                                 Greenwich, Connecticut06830    
                                 USA                            
  15. Contact telephone name:    +1 203 618 7826                
                                                                
  
  
 
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