As required by paragraph 9.11 of the Listing Rules, we advise that the Company
has been informed by M&G Investment Management Ltd, in a letter dated and
received by fax on 8th February 2005, that Prudential plc and certain of its
subsidiary companies have increased their holding in EMI Group plc Ordinary
Shares of 14p each and, as at 7th February 2005, had an interest in 39,975,644
shares, being 5.062% of the shares in issue.