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Friday 27 July, 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   24-07-2007    
crossed or reached if different):                                              
                                                                               
6. Date on which issuer notified:                                26-07-2007    
                                                                               
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                  13.69%        
                                                                               
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 Indirect Direct Indirect
                                                                                    
GB0000444736 109,347,681 109,347,681 111,056,793 95,646,793      n/a  11.79      n/a
                                                                                    

 

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                      4,010,000        0.49
                                                                               
Option            21-09-2007     n/a                      2,400,000        0.30
                                                                               
Option            21-09-2007     n/a                      5,000,000        0.62
                                                                               

 

Total (A+B)                               
                                          
Number of voting rights % of voting rights
                                          
111,056,793                         13.69%
                                          

 

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

UBS AG London Branch - 111,056,793 - 13.69%
                                           

 

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:             Susanne Steyn   
                                              
                              Director, UBS AG
                                              
15. Contact telephone number: 020-7567-6116   
                                              

 

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