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Tuesday 19 August, 2008

Vedanta Resources

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 6733B
Vedanta Resources PLC
19 August 2008
 





TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached:


VEDANTA 



2. Reason for notification (yes/no)


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 notification obligation:

AXA S.A, 25 Avenue Matignon, 75008 Paris and its group of companies 


4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):



5. Date of transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different):


14/08/2008


6. Date on which issuer notified:


15/08/2008



7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:


5%




8: Notified Details

A: Voting rights attached to shares


Class/type of shares

If possible use ISIN code

Situation previous to the triggering transaction

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number of shares

Number of voting rights

Number of shares

Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights


Direct


Indirect


Direct


Indirect

3327706


15,715,589

15,715,589

1,150,998

1,150,998

14,288,381

0.40

4.96




B: Financial Instruments


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction


Type of financial instrument

Expiration date

Exercise/ conversion period/date 

No. of voting rights that may be acquired (if the instrument exercised/converted)

Percentage of voting rights









Total (A+B)


Number of voting rights

Percentage of voting rights

15,439,379

5.36%




9. Chain 




Name of the Company / Fund    

Number of Shares

% of issued share capital

AXA Ireland Pension Fund  

Indirect 

3,000

0.00104

AXA Rosenberg   

Direct 

299,000

0.10373

AXA UK Investment Co ICVC  

Global Growth Fund 

Indirect 

30,715

0.01066

AXA Rosenberg   

Direct  

227,200

0.07882

AXA Financial, Inc  

Indirect 

8,137,803

2.82314

AXA Colonia Konzern  

Direct 

5,639

0.00196

AXA Colonia Konzern  

Indirect 

5,800

0.00201

AXA France   

Indirect  

99,289

0.03445

AXA Australia   

Indirect 

205,335

0.07123

AXA Rosenberg   

Indirect 

2,286,550

0.79324

Sun Life International (IOM) Ltd  

Direct 

662

0.00023

AXA Financial, Inc *  

Indirect 

3,516,426

1.21991

Sun Life Pensions Management  

Ltd

Direct 

2.690

0.00093

Sun Life Unit Assurance Ltd  

ABL High Alpha 

Direct 

48,330

0.01677

Sun Life Assurance Ltd  

FTSE All Share Tracker 

Direct 

21,842

0.00758

Sun Life Pensions Management  

ABL High Alpha 

Direct 

213,770

0.07416


Sun Life Pensions Management 

FTSE All Share Tracker 

Direct 

120,087

0.04166

AXA Winterthur   

Direct 

60,226

0.02089

AXA Sun Life with Profits Passive  

Direct 

97,894

0.03396

AXA Sun Life with Profits Passive  

Direct 

53,658

0.01861

AXA UK Investment Co ICVC  

Global Distribution OEIC 

Indirect 

3,463

0.00120


  Total Direct  

  Total Indirect  


1,150,998

14,288,381


0.39930

4.95688

  TOTAL   

15,439,379

5.35618


Proxy Voting:


10. Name of proxy holder:



11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:



12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:




13. Additional information:



14 Contact name:


Terry Marsh 

15. Contact telephone number:


020 7003 2637 


Annex to Notification of Major interest in shares

Identification of the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation 

Full Name 

AXA S.A and its group of companies 

Contact Address 

25 Avenue Matignon, 75008 Paris 

Phone Number 


Other Useful Information 



Identity of the notifier, if applicable 

Full Name 

Terry Marsh 

Contact Address 

7 Newgate Street, London EC1A 7NXUK 

Phone Number 

020 7003 2637 

Other Useful Information 

AXA IM UK is a 100% direct subsiduary of AXA IM S.A., which is in turn indirectly wholly owned by AXA S.A.


Additional Information 





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