REG - Ashmore Group Plc - Notifications of Major Interests in Shares

Released : 26/01/2010

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RNS Number : 1621G
Ashmore Group PLC
26 January 2010 
 
 TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares  
 
 
 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:                                            ASHMORE GROUP PLC                                  
 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 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.  
 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):                                                                                                 Goldman Sachs & Co.                                
 5. Date of transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different):                                                          22 January 2010                                    
 6. Date on which issuer notified:                                                                                                                     26 January 2010                                    
 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                                                                                                       Below 4%                                           
 
 
 8: Notified Details                            
 A: Voting rights attached to shares            
 Class/type of sharesIf possible use ISIN code  Situation previous to the triggering transaction  Resulting situation after the triggering transaction  
 Number of shares                               Number of voting rights                           Number of shares                                      Number of voting rights  Percentage of voting rights  
 Direct                                         Indirect                                          Direct                                                Indirect                 
 GB00B132NW22                                   29,939,403                                        29,939,403                                            27,439,403                                            27,439,403    3.90%  
 
 
 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 exercised/converted)  Percentage of voting rights  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
 
 
 Total (A+B)              
 Number of voting rights  Percentage of voting rights  
 27,439,403               3.90%                        
 
 
 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 WechselblattLone Pine Capital LLCTwo Greenwich PlazaGreenwich, Connecticut 06830USA  
 15. Contact telephone name:  +1 203 618 7826                                                                              
 
 
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