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Friday 29 June, 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            UBS Investment
obligation:                                                      Bank          
                                                                               
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):           UBS AG London 
                                                                 Branch        
                                                                               
5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is   26-06-2007    
crossed or reached if different):                                              
                                                                               
6. Date on which issuer notified:                                28-06-2007    
                                                                               
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                  14.09%        
                                                                               
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                                       
                      of   of Voting          of    Number of voting      % of voting  
                  Shares      Rights      shares         rights             rights     
                                                                                       
                                          Direct      Direct   Indirect Direct Indirect
                                                                                       
GB0000444736 112,764,861 112,764,861 114,270,457 103,713,234 10,557,223  12.79     1.30
                                                                                       

 

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial Expiration  Exercise/            Number of voting % of voting
instrument        date       Conversion          rights that may be      rights
                             Period/Date           acquired if  the            
                                                         instrument            
                                             is exercised/converted            
                                                                               
Option            21-09-2007     n/a                      1,000,000        0.12
                                                                               
Option            21-09-2007     n/a                      2,000,000        0.25
                                                                               
Option            21-09-2007     n/a                      1,000,000        0.12
                                                                               
Option            21-09-2007     n/a                      2,510,000        0.31
                                                                               
Option            21-09-2007     n/a                      2,400,000        0.30
                                                                               
Convertible Bond  02-10-2010     n/a                      1,647,223        0.20
                                                                               
(XS0176780517)                                                                 
                                                                               

 

Total (A+B)                               
                                          
Number of voting rights % of voting rights
                                          
114,270,457                         14.09%
                                          

 

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

UBS AG London Branch - 114,270,457 - 14.09%
                                           

 

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:             Angela Huff  
                                           
15. Contact telephone number: 020-7568-4981
                                           

 

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