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Wednesday 17 September, 2008

Vedanta Resources

Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 6497D
Vedanta Resources PLC
17 September 2008
 




For filings with the FSA include the annex

For filings with issuer exclude the annex 


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 Resources plc



2. Reason for notification (yes/no)


An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

Yes


An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached 

No


An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

No


Other (please specify):______________

No


3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification obligation:

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


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

n/a


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

14 September 2008


6. Date on which issuer notified:

15 September 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

GB003327706


16,111,594

16,111,594

753,893

735,893

13,693,996

0.26%

4.75%




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

14,447,889    

5.01%




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

Name of Company/Fund                                   No of Shares        % of ISC


AXA Rosenberg (Direct)                                       19,090                   0.00662%


AXA Rosenberg (Direct)                                       14,495                   0.00503%


AXA Financial, Inc (Indirect)                                  10,048,233            3.48590%


AXA Colonia Konzern (Direct)                                5,639                    0.00196%


AXA Colonia Konzern (Indirect)                              5,800                    0.00201%


AXA France (Indirect)                                            98,994                  0.03434%


AXA Australia (Indirect)                                         205,335                 0.07123%


AXA Rosenberg (Indirect)                                      158,636                 0.00503%


Sun Life International (IOM) Ltd (Direct)                   662                      0.00023%


AXA Financial Inc. (Indirect)                                   3,176,998             1.10215%


Sun Life Pensions Management Ltd (Direct)            2,690                    0.00093%


Sun Life Unit Assurance Ltd (Direct)                       57,870                  0.02008% 

ABL High Alpha


Sun Life Unit Assurance Ltd (Direct)                       21,842                  0.00758% 

FTSE All Share Tracker


Sun Life Pensions Management (Direct)                 300,953                 0.10440% 

ABL High Alpha


Sun Life Unit Assurance Ltd (Direct)                      120,087                 0.04166% 

FTSE All Share Tracker


AXA Winterthur    (Direct)                                      59,036                  0.02048%


AXA Sun Life With Profits Passive (Direct)              97,894                  0.03396%


AXA Sun Life With Profits Passive (Direct)              53,658                  0.01861%




TOTAL DIRECT                                                     753,893               0.26154%


TOTAL INDIRECT                                                  13,693,996          4.75068%


TOTAL                                                                  14,447,889          5.01222%



Proxy Voting:


10. Name of 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:


Terry Marsh, 7 Newgate Street, LondonEC1A 7NXUK

15. Contact telephone number:


020 7003 2637

16. Other useful information:

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


For notes on how to complete form TR-1 please see the FSA website. 


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