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Friday 20 July, 2007

Yell Group plc

Holding(s) in Company

Yell Group plc
20 July 2007


TR-1:                 NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


                                                             Yell Group plc
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of
existing shares to which voting rights are attached:
2. Reason for the notification
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                                 x
An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition
of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
Other (please specify):
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification        The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc
obligation:
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):               Goldman, Sachs & Co.

                                                                Goldman Sachs International &

                                                             Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P.


5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold  16/07/2007
is crossed or reached if different):
6. Date on which issuer notified:                            18/07/2007
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:              6%





8. Notified details:



A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of    Situation previous to      Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
shares               the Triggering
                      transaction
 if possible      Number of  Number of    Number of shares     Number of voting   % of voting rights
using the ISIN     Shares      Voting                               rights
CODE                           Rights   Direct   Indirect    Direct     Indirect  Direct   Indirect
Ordinary 1p                   Below 3%                       48,814,113 2,685,774  6.26%     0.34%

GB0031718066


B: Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of         Expiration     Exercise/ Conversion      Number of voting rights    % of voting
financial       date           Period/ Date              that may be acquired if    rights
instrument                                               the instrument is
                                                         exercised/ converted.
      N/A


Total (A+B)
Number of voting rights                      % of voting rights
                 51,499,887                                          6.61%


9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are
effectively held, if applicable:
The interest in 2,000,000 shares arose from a beneficial interest held by Goldman, Sachs & Co. ('GS&Co.'), a
direct subsidiary of GS Inc. These shares are, or will be, registered in the name of Goldman Sachs
Securities (Nominees), Limited ('GSSN').

The interest in 1,195,211 shares arose from an interest held by Goldman, Sachs & Co., a wholly-owned direct
subsidiary of GS Inc, acting as custodian for its customers. These shares are, or will be, registered in the
name of Goldman Sachs Securities (Nominees), Limited.

The interest in 46,814,113 shares arose from a beneficial interest held by Goldman Sachs International, a
wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of GS Inc. These shares are, or will be, registered at CREST in account
CREPTEMP.

The interest in 1,490,563 shares arose from the interest held by Goldman Sachs Asset Management L.P, a
wholly owned subsidiary of GS Inc acting as discretionary manager.  We believe that some of these shares
are, or will be, registered in the name of Goldman Sachs Securities (Nominees), Limited ('GSSN').


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:               General email contact:

                                          shareholderdisclosures@gs.com
14. Contact name:                         Joanne Wall / Sean Rogers
15. Contact telephone             number: 44(20)7051-1704  /  44(20)7552-9205
            ANNEX NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


A: Identity of the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation
Full name (including legal form for legal entities)   The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc
Contact address (registered office for legal
entities)
Phone number
Other useful information (at least legal
representative for legal persons)



B:        Identity of the notifier, if applicable
Full name                                             Alison Stanesby

                                                      Assistant Company Secretary
Contact address                                       Yell Group plc, Queens Walk, Oxford Road,
                                                      Reading, Berkshire, RG1 7PT
Phone number                                               +44 (0)118-960-3437
Other useful information (e.g. functional                  N/A
relationship with the person or legal entity subject
to the notification obligation)



C:        Additional information
N/A




















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