Total voting rights


Total voting rights

The Company's issued ordinary share capital currently comprises 5,502,231,430
ordinary shares of 10p each.  African life subsidiaries of the Company hold a
total of 291,370,574 ordinary shares in the Company in their policyholders'
funds.  These shares cannot be voted while they are held by subsidiaries of Old
Mutual plc because of applicable provisions of UK company law.  Therefore the
total number of voting rights in the Company's ordinary share capital is

Notes to Editors

Old Mutual

Old Mutual plc is an international savings and wealth management company based
in the UK. Originating in South Africa in 1845, the group has a balanced
portfolio of businesses offering asset management, life assurance, banking and
general insurance services in over 40 countries, primarily South Africa, Europe
and the United States. Old Mutual is listed on the London, Johannesburg and
Stockholm stock exchanges, among others.

By conducting its business worldwide under its core values of integrity, respect
and accountability, Old Mutual aspires to push beyond boundaries to drive value
for all its stakeholders. 

In the year ended 31 December 2006, the group reported an increase in adjusted
operating profit of 16% to £1.4 billion (IFRS basis). Old Mutual had £239
billion of funds under management at 31 December 2006, and 53,000 employees.

For further information on Old Mutual plc, please visit the corporate website at 


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