REG - Ashmore Group Plc - Holding(s) in Company

Released : 07/05/2010

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RNS Number : 5256L
Ashmore Group PLC
07 May 2010 
 
 TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST 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 the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):                                                                                        
 An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                                                                                                      x  
 An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached     
 An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments                                                          
 An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                                                                                                                    
 Other (please specify):                                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                                       
 
 
 3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:                  CAREY  PENSIONS AND BENEFITS LIMITED ( as trustee of the Ashmore 2004 Employee Benefit Trust)  
 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):                             AS ABOVE                                                                                       
 5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached:  6th May 2010                                                                                   
 6. Date on which issuer notified:                                                  7th May 2010                                                                                   
 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                                    INCREASE OVER 5 PER CENT                                                                       
 
 
 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                 
 ISIN codeGB00B132NW22                          34,012,500                                        34,012,500                                            35,322,445               35,322,445                   NIL  5.020  NIL  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
 
 
 B: Qualifying Financial Instruments                   
 Resulting situation after the triggering transaction  
 Type of financial                                     Expiration  Exercise/    Number of voting        % of voting  
 instrument                                            date        Conversion   rights that may be      rights       
                                                                   Period       acquired if the                      
                                                                                instrument is                        
                                                                                exercised/ converted.                
                                                                                                                     
 
 
 C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments  
 Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                                       
 Type of financial                                                                          Exercise  Expiration  Exercise/    Number of voting    % of voting rights  
 instrument                                                                                 price     date        Conversion   rights instrument                       
                                                                                                                  period       refers to                               
                                                                                                                                                   Nominal             Delta  
                                                                                                      
 
 
 Total (A+B+C)            
 Number of voting rights  Percentage of voting rights  
 35,322,445               5.020                        
 
 
 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the  
 financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:                      
                                                                                 
 
 
 Proxy Voting:                                                     
 10. Name of the 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:              Michael Perman  
 15. Contact telephone number:  0203 077 6000   
 
 
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