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 9th January 2004, that,
as at the close of business on 7th January 2004, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
had increased its interest in EMI Group plc Ordinary Shares of 14p each to
31,953,866 shares, being 4.05% of the shares in issue. We were further
notified that 21,713,303 shares were held by Goldman, Sachs & Co. and
10,240,563 shares were beneficially owned by Goldman Sachs International, both
companies being direct subsidiaries of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.