As required by Listing Rule 9.6.7, the Company advises that it has been
informed by Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., in a letter dated, and received by fax
after the close of business on, 8th December 2006, 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 4th December 2006, held 28,215,210 shares, being 3.53%
of the shares in issue.
It was also advised that, by reason of the provisions of the Companies Act
1985, BlackRock Inc. (an asset management company in which Merrill Lynch & Co.,
Inc. owns 49.8% of the common stock) has interests in 1,949,581 and Merrill
Lynch & Co., Inc. has, in aggregate, interests in all 28,215,210 shares.