As required by paragraph 9.11 of the Listing Rules, we advise that the Company
has been informed by Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., in a letter received by fax
after the close of business on and dated 4th December 2002, that it has
increased its holding such that it has a notifiable interest in EMI Group plc
Ordinary Shares of 14p each and, as of 29th November 2002, held 78,973,015
shares, being 10.01% of the shares in issue.
It was also advised that, by reason of the provisions of the Companies Act
1985, Merrill Lynch Group, Inc. has interests in 77,452,579 and Merrill Lynch &
Co., Inc. has interests in all 78,973,015 shares.