REG-Ashmore Group Plc Notifications of Major Interests in Shares

Released : 19/10/2009

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RNS Number : 9936A  
  
Ashmore Group PLC  
  
19 October 2009  
  
 
  TR-1 NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES                                                                   
                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                  
  1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer                               Ashmore Group plc              
  of existing shares to which voting rights are                                                                   
  attached:ii                                                                                                     
  2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):                                       
  An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                                                     
                                                                                                     Yes          
  An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the                          
  acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached                           No           
  An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial                  
  instruments                                                                                        No           
  An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                                                                
                                                                                                     No           
  Other (please specify):                                                                                         
  3. Full name of person(s) subject to the                                                                        
  notification obligation:iii                                   AEGON UK Group of Companies                       
  4. Full name of shareholder(s)  (if different from 3.):iv                                                       
  5. Date of the transaction and date on                                                                          
  which the threshold is crossed or                             14thOctober 2009                                  
  reached:v                                                                                                       
  6. Date on which issuer notified:                                                                               
                                                                15th October 2009                                 
  7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                                                                          
  reached: vi, vii                                              3%                                                
  
  
 
  8. Notified details:                                                                                                                                                                                      
  A: Voting rights attached to sharesviii, ix                                                                                                                                                               
  Class/type of        Situation previous                                                  Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                                                             
  shares               to the triggering                                                                                                                                                                    
  if possible using    transaction                                                                                                                                                                          
  the ISIN CODE                                                                                                                                                                                             
                       Number                         Number                               Number                Number of voting                          % of voting rightsx                              
                       of                             of                                   of shares             rights                                                                                     
                       Shares                         Voting                                                                                                                                                
                                                      Rights                                                                                                                                                
                                                                                           Direct                Directxi                    Indirectxii   Direct                          Indirect         
  GB00B132NW22         21,218,058                     21,218,058                           Below 3%              Below 3%                    Below 3%      n/a                             n/a              
                                                                                                                                                                                                            
  B: Qualifying Financial Instruments                                                                                                                                                                       
  Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                                                                                                                                                      
  Type of financial                         Expiration             Exercise/                                                   Number of voting                                   % of voting               
  instrument                                date xiii              Conversion Period xiv                                       rights that may be                                 rights                    
                                                                                                                               acquired if the                                                              
                                                                                                                               instrument is                                                                
                                                                                                                               exercised/ converted.                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                                                            
  C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi                                                                                                         
  Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                                                                                                                                                      
  Type of financial               Exercise price      Expiration date xvii      Exercise/                        Number of voting rights instrument refers to            % of voting rights xix, xx         
  instrument                                                                    Conversion period xviii                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                                                         Nominal                    Delta   
                                                                                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                                                            
  Total (A+B+C)                                                                                                                                                                                             
  Number of voting rights                                                                             Percentage of voting rights                                                                           
  Below 3%                                                                                            Below 3%                                                                                              
  
  
 
  9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the           
  financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:xxi                            
                                                                                           
  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 the 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 number:   0131 549 3460                                            
  
  
 
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