As required by paragraph 9.11 of the Listing Rules, we advise that the Company
has been informed by Wellington Management Company, LLP, a discretionary
investment manager acting on behalf of its various clients, in a letter dated
and received by fax after the close of business on 18th January 2005, that it
has increased its holding in EMI Group plc Ordinary Shares of 14p each and, as
at 18th January 2005, had an interest in 41,369,739 shares, being 5.24% of the
shares in issue.