07 June 2007
NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES
1. Name of company
2. Name of shareholder having a major interest
THE GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC
3. Please state whether notification indicates that it is in
respect of holding of the shareholder names in 2 above or in respect of a
non-beneficial interest or in the case of an individual holder if it is a
holding of that person's spouse or children under the age of 18.
4. Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the number
of shares held by each of them.
GOLDMAN SACHS ASSET MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL
GOLDMAN SACHS ASSET MANAGEMENT LP - 23,065,631
GOLDMAN SACHS & CO - 373,581
5. Number of shares/amount of stock acquired.
6. Percentage of issued class.
7. Number of shares/amount of stock disposed.
8. Percentage of issued class.
9. Class of security.
10. Date of Transaction:
4 June 2007
11. Date company informed:
6 June 2007
12. Total holding following this notification:
13. Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification:
14. Any Additional information:
15. Name of contact and telephone number for queries:
H Afford - 0121 717 3700
16. Name and signature of authorised company official making this notification.
H Afford - Corporate Counsel
Date of Notification:
7 June 2007
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