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Hitt og þetta 19. júlí 2007

Rule 8.3 EMI Group PLC

FORM 8.3 DEALINGS BY PERSONS WITH INTERESTS IN SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE (Rule 8.3 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers) 1. KEY INFORMATION +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Name of person dealing (Note 1) | Elliott Advisors (UK) | | | Ltd. | |-------------------------------------------+-----------------------| | Company dealt in | EMI Group PLC | |-------------------------------------------+-----------------------| | Class of relevant security to which the | Ordinary Shares | | dealings being disclosed relate (Note 2) | | |-------------------------------------------+-----------------------| | Date of dealing | 18 July 2007 | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ 2. INTERESTS, SHORT POSITIONS AND RIGHTS TO SUBSCRIBE (a) Interests and short positions (following dealing) in the class of relevant security dealt in (Note 3) +-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | | Long | Short | | | | | |---------------+------------------------------------------+--------------------------------------------------| | |Number |Number (%)| | |(%) | | |---------------+------------------------------------------+--------------------------------------------------| |(1) Relevant | | | |securities | | | | | | | |---------------+------------------------------------------+--------------------------------------------------| |(2) Derivatives|12,955,800 1.5973% | | |(other than | | | |options) | | | | | | | |---------------+------------------------------------------+--------------------------------------------------| |(3) Options and| | | |agreements to | | | |purchase/sell | | | | | | | |---------------+------------------------------------------+--------------------------------------------------| |Total |12,955,800 1.5973% | | | | | | +-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+ (b) Interests and short positions in relevant securities of the company, other than the class dealt in (Note 3) +---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+ |Class of relevant security:| Long | Short | |Convertible Bonds 2010 | | | | | | | | | | | |---------------------------+------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------| | |Number |Number | | |(%) |(%) | |---------------------------+------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------| |(1) Relevant |27,488,000 11.2960% | | |securities | | | | | | | | | | | |---------------------------+------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------| |(2) Derivatives (other than| | | |options) | | | | | | | |---------------------------+------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------| |(3) Options and agreements | | | |to purchase/sell | | | | | | | |---------------------------+------------------------------------------+----------------------------------------------| |Total |27,488,000 11.2960% | | | | | | +---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+ (c) Rights to subscribe (Note 3) +---------------------------------------+ | Class of relevant security: | Details | | | | |-----------------------------+---------| | | | +---------------------------------------+ 3. DEALINGS (Note 4) (a) Purchases and sales +----------------------------------------------------------------+ | Purchase/sale | Number of securities | Price per unit (Note 5) | | | | | |---------------+----------------------+-------------------------| | | | | +----------------------------------------------------------------+ (b) Derivatives transactions (other than options) +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Product | Long/short | Number of securities (Note | Price per | | name, | (Note 6) | 7) | unit (Note | | e.g. CFD | | | 5) | |----------+------------+------------------------------+------------| | CFD | Long | 3,000,000 | GBP 2.6256 | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ (c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities (i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying +------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+ |Product |Writing, |Number of |Exercise|Type, e.g.|Expiry|Option money | |name, |selling, |securities to which|price |American, |Date |paid/received | |e.g. call|purchasing, |the option relates | |European | |per unit (Note| |option |varying etc.|(Note 7) | |etc. | |5) | | | | | | | | | |---------+------------+-------------------+--------+----------+------+--------------| | | | | | | | | +------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+ 7 (ii) Exercising +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Product name, e.g. | Number of securities | Exercise price per | | call option | | unit (Note 5) | | | | | |--------------------+----------------------+-----------------------| | | | | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ (d) Other dealings (including new securities) (Note 4) +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Nature of transaction | Details | Price per unit (if | | (Note 8) | | applicable) (Note 5) | | Convertible Bonds 2010 | | | |------------------------+------------+-----------------------------| | Buy | 11,000,000 | 217.27 | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ 4. OTHER INFORMATION Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding | | between the person disclosing and any other person relating to | | the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option | | referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights or | | future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to | | which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced. If | | none, this should be stated. | |-------------------------------------------------------------------| | | | | | | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ Is a Supplemental Form 8 attached? (Note 9) YES/NO +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Date of disclosure | 19 July 2007 | |--------------------------------------------------+----------------| | Contact name | Philippa Rowan | |--------------------------------------------------+----------------| | Telephone number | 0207 518 1818 | |--------------------------------------------------+----------------| | If a connected EFM, name of offeree/offeror with | | | which connected | | |--------------------------------------------------+----------------| | If a connected EFM, state nature of connection | | | (Note 10) | | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ Notes The Notes on Form 8.3 can be viewed on the Takeover Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk ---END OF MESSAGE---