REG-Ashmore Group Plc Holding(s) in Company

Released : 16/09/2009

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RNS Number : 1619Z  
  
Ashmore Group PLC  
  
16 September 2009  
  
 
  TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares  
  
  
 
                                                                                                                                  
  1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights    Ashmore Group plc               
  are attached:                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                  
  2. Reason for notification (yes/no)                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                  
  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  No         
  which voting rights are attached                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                  
  An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                                                                     No         
                                                                                                                                  
  Other (please specify):______________                                                                                No         
                                                                                                                                  
  3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification obligation:    AEGON UK Group of Companies                                    
                                                                                                                                  
  4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):                                                                           
                                                                                                                                  
  5. Date of transaction (and date on which the threshold is       15th September 2009                                            
  crossed or reached if different):                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                  
  6. Date on which issuer notified:                                16th September 2009                                            
                                                                                                                                  
  7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                  3%                                                             
  
  
 
  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                 Below 3%                   Below 3%                   21,223,229         19,303,197    1,920,032     2.74            0.27           
  
  
 
  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  
  21,223,229                3.02%                        
  
  
 
  9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the  
  voting rights and /or the financial instruments are    
  effectively held, if applicable:                       
  AEGON UK Group of companies - parent undertaking of:   
  AEGON Asset Management UK plc                          
  AEGON Investment Management UK ltd.                    
  AEGON ICVC                                             
  
  
 
  Proxy Voting:                                                                           
                                                                                          
  10. Name of proxy holder:                                  AEGON UK Group of Companies  
                                                                                          
  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:    AEGON UK Group of Companies consists of:   
                                 AEGON Asset Management UK plc              
                                 AEGON Investment Management UK ltd         
                                 AEGON ICVC                                 
  14 Contact name:               Miranda Beacham                            
                                                                            
  15. Contact telephone name:    0131 549 3460                              
                                                                            
  
  
 
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