As required by paragraph 9.11 of the Listing Rules, we advise that the Company
has been informed by The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. on behalf of itself and its
subsidiaries, in a letter dated and received by fax on 7th January 2004, that,
as at the close of business on 5th January 2004, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
had decreased its interest in EMI Group plc Ordinary Shares of 14p each to
29,044,036 shares, being 3.68% of the shares in issue. We were further
notified that 20,883,826 shares were held by Goldman, Sachs & Co. and 8,160,210
shares were beneficially owned by Goldman Sachs International, both companies
being direct subsidiaries of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.