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Friday 20 July, 2007

EMI Group PLC

Holding in Company


TR-1  NOTIFICATIONOF 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  Deutsche Bank AG        
obligation:                                                                    
                                                                               
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.): Deutsche Bank Trust     
                                                       Company Americas        
                                                                               
                                                       Deutsche Asset          
                                                       Management Investment   
                                                       GmbH                    
                                                                               
                                                       Deutsche Asset          
                                                       Management (Japan) Ltd  
                                                                               
                                                       Deutsche Investment     
                                                       Management Americas Inc 
                                                                               
                                                       DWS Investment S.A.,    
                                                       Luxembourg              
                                                                               
                                                       TilneyGroup Ltd         
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the      17-07-2007              
threshold is crossed or reached if different):                                 
                                                                               
6. Date on which issuer notified:                      19-07-2007              
                                                                               
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:        Aggregate Direct &      
                                                       Indirect 5%             
                                                                               
                                                       Direct 3%               
                                                                               
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 15,211,208 15,211,208 24,809,368 24,809,368  351,018   3.06     0.04
                                                                                 

 

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     09-2007            -                       13,950,000      1.72
                                                                               
Call Option     09-2007            -                        4,000,000      0.49
                OTC                                                            
                                                                               

 

Total (A+B)                               
                                          
Number of voting rights % of voting rights
                                          
43,110,386                           5.31%
                                          

 

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