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Thursday 15 February, 2007

EMI Group PLC

Holding in Company


TR-1  NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which
voting rights are attached:

 

EMI Group plc

 

2. Reason for the notification                                           State 
                                                                        Yes/No 
                                                                               
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                               Yes  
                                                                               
An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in   No   
the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are            
attached                                                                       
                                                                               
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                          No   
                                                                               
Other (please specify):  N/A                                              No   
                                                                               

 

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification Deutsche Bank AG         
obligation:                                                                    
                                                                               
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from     Deutsche Asset Management
3.):                                                  Investment GmbH          
                                                      Deutsche Asset Management
                                                      (Japan) Ltd              
                                                      Deutsche Investment      
                                                      Management Americas Inc. 
                                                      DWS Austria Investment   
                                                      mbH                      
                                                      DWS Investments Italy SGR
                                                      S.p.A                    
                                                      Tilney Group Ltd         
                                                                               
5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the     13-02-2007               
threshold is crossed or reached if different):                                 
                                                                               
6. Date on which issuer notified:                     14-02-2007               
                                                                               
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:       6%                       
                                                                               
8. Notified details:                                  See below                
                                                                               

 

 

A: Voting rights attached to shares

 

 Class/type  Situation previous to    Resulting situation after the triggering   
 of shares      the Triggering                      transaction                  
 if possible      transaction                                                    
 using the                                                                       
 ISIN CODE                                                                       
                                                                                 
               Number     Number     Number    Number of voting     % of voting  
             of  Shares of Voting  of  shares       rights            rights     
                          Rights                                                 
                                                                                 
                                     Direct     Direct   Indirect Direct Indirect
                                                                                 
GB0000444736 16,562,162 17,440,306 22,526,660 22,526,660 878,144   2.82    0.11  
                                                                                 

 

B: Financial Instruments

 

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (xii)

 

Type of         Expiration     Exercise/             Number of voting      % of
financial       date          Conversion           rights that may be    voting
instrument                    Period/Date            acquired if  the    rights
                                                           instrument          
                                               is exercised/converted          
                                                                               
Call Option     03-2007            -                          309,000      0.04
                                                                               
Call Option     06-2007            -                        1,030,000      0.13
                                                                               
Call Option     09-2007            -                           40,000      0.01
                                                                               
Call Option     01-2009            -                        1,000,000      0.12
                                                                               
Call Option     03-2007            -                        4,909,700      0.61
                OTC                                                            
                                                                               
Call Option     06-2007            -                       14,000,000      1.75
                OTC                                                            
                                                                               
Call Option     09-2007            -                        4,000,000      0.50
                OTC                                                            
                                                                               

 

 

Total (A+B)                               
                                          
Number of voting rights % of voting rights
                                          
48,693,504              6.09              
                                          

 

 

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are  effectively held, if applicable:

N/A
   

 

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:                                    N/A
                                                                    
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:     N/A
                                                                    
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: N/A
                                                                    

 

13. Additional information:   N/A            
                                             
14. Contact name:             David Lindsay  
                              Andrew Anderson
                                             
15. Contact telephone number: 020-7545-8533  
                              020-7545-8532  
                                             

 

 

C. L. Christian
Deputy Secretary
EMI Group plc
020-7795-7317