RNS Number : 3611I
Ashmore Group PLC
13 June 2011
 



 

For filings with the FSA include the annex

For filings with issuer exclude the annex

 

TR-1: NOTICIFATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi

 

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are
attached:
ii

Ashmore Group plc

2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights


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

X

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights


Other (please specify):



3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification obligation:
iii

Highfields Capital Management LP

4. Full name of shareholder(s)
 (if different from 3.):iv

Highfields Capital I LP, Highfields Capital II LP, Highfields Capital III L.P., The Bank of New York (Nominees) Limited and J.P. Morgan Clearing Corp.

5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached:
v

June 10, 2011

6. Date on which issuer notified:

June 13, 2011

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:
vi, vii

Decrease below three per cent (3%)



 

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix

Class/type of
shares


if possible using
the 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

% of  voting rights x

Direct

Direct xi

Indirect xii

Direct

Indirect

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Below 3%

Below 3%



Below 3%


Below 3%



B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Expiration
date
xiii

Exercise/
Conversion Period
xiv

Number of voting
rights that may be
acquired if the
instrument is
exercised/ converted.

% of voting
rights







C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial
instrument

Exercise price

Expiration date xvii

Exercise/
Conversion period
xviii

Number of voting rights instrument refers to

 

% of voting rights xix, xx

 





Below 3%

 

Nominal

Delta


Below 3%


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

 

Highfields Capital Management LP is the management company to each of Highfields Capital I LP, Highfields Capital II LP and Highfields Capital III L.P. (the "Funds").  The shares disclosed in Section 8.A above are held in the name of The Bank of New York (Nominees) Limited and J.P. Morgan Clearing Corp. and those instruments that have been disposed of requiring the making of this filing were held in the name of the Funds.


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:


Total votes used for the purposes of the above notification: 707,916,106.

14. Contact name:

Joseph F. Mazzella

General Counsel

15. Contact telephone number:

+1 (617) 850-7500

 


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