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Tuesday 21 August, 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   Bear, Stearns          
obligation:                                             International Trading  
                                                        Ltd                    
                                                                               
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):  N/A                    
                                                                               
5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the       17-08-2007             
threshold is crossed or reached if different):                                 
                                                                               
6. Date on which issuer notified:                       20-08-2007             
                                                                               
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:         Under 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                                    
                     of  of Voting         of  Number of voting     % of voting  
                 Shares     Rights     shares       rights            rights     
                                                                                 
                                       Direct     Direct Indirect Direct Indirect
                                                                                 
GB0000444736 24,950,657 24,950,657 23,338,854 23,338,854      n/a 2.877%      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            
                                                                               
n/a               n/a            n/a                            n/a         n/a
                                                                               

 

Total (A+B)                               
                                          
Number of voting rights % of voting rights
                                          
23,338,854                          2.877%
                                          

 

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:             Lee Mart     
                                           
15. Contact telephone number: 020-7516-5860
                                           

 

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