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Tuesday 24 April, 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                                                 
                                                                               
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                  Yes
                                                                               
An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the   No 
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 obligation:   Deutsche   
                                                                    Bank AG    
                                                                               
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):              n/a        
                                                                               
5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is      19-04-2007 
crossed or reached if different):                                              
                                                                               
6. Date on which issuer notified:                                   23-04-2007 
                                                                               
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                     Aggregate  
                                                                    5%         
                                                                               
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           rights           rights     
                            Rights   shares                                    
                                                                               
                                      Direct    Direct Indirect Direct Indirect
                                                                               
GB0000444736 10,275,825 45,129,151 3,161,300 3,161,300      n/a   0.39      n/a
                                                                               

 

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

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     06-2007            -                       13,045,000      1.63
                                                                               
Call Option     09-2007            -                       13,950,000      1.74
                                                                               
Call Option     06-2007            -                        2,500,000      0.31
                OTC                                                            
                                                                               
Call Option     09-2007            -                        4,000,000      0.50
                OTC                                                            
                                                                               
Call Option     01-2009            -                        1,000,000      0.13
                                                                               

 

Total (A+B)                               
                                          
Number of voting rights % of voting rights
                                          
37,656,300                           4.70%
                                          

 

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