http://pdf.reuters.com/Regnews/regnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20091019:RnsS9936A . 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 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END HOLEAPENFESNFEE