REG- Old Mutual plc Holding(s) in Company


REG- Old Mutual plc Holding(s) in Company

24 May 2007
TR-1:          Notification of major interests in shares resulting from
proxy votes for AGM

1  Identity of the issuer or the    Old Mutual plc
underlying issuer of existing
shares to which voting rights are
2.  Reason for the notification      
An acquisition or disposal of       X
voting rights 
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
Other (please specify):
3.  Full name of person(s) subject  Christopher Douglas Collins
to the notification obligation:     (Old Mutual plc Chairman and proxy
4.  Full name of shareholder(s) (if Plc Nominees (Pty) Limited
different from 3.)                  Chase Nominees Limited
                                    Plus 1,867 other proxy votes from
                                    shareholders with holdings of less
                                    than 3%
5.  Date of the transaction (and
date on which the threshold is        23 May 2007
crossed or reached if different):
6.  Date on which issuer notified   23 May 2007
7.  Threshold(s) that is/are        51.8%
crossed or reached:
8.  Notified details

A:   Voting rights attached to

Class/ type  Number of  Number of    Number of voting     % of voting
 of shares     shares     voting          rights            rights
  and ISIN    prior to    shares
    Code     triggering  prior to
               action   triggering
  Ordinary    Below 3%   Below 3%  Direct   Indirect    Direct Indirect
 shares of
  10p each
                                   50,000 2,703,124,779   0%    51.8%
B:    Financial Instruments        Not applicable
           Total (A+B)                      % of voting rights
     Number of Voting rights:                     51.8%
9.  Chain of controlled undertakings which the voting rights and/or
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable
10.  Name of proxy holder          Christopher Douglas Collins
                                   (Old Mutual plc Chairman)
11.  Number of voting rights proxy 2,703,124,779
holder will cease to hold
12.  Date on which proxy holder    24 May 2007
will cease to hold voting rights
13.  Additional information        This notification relates to voting
                                   rights held by Christopher Douglas
                                   Collins (Chairman, Old Mutual plc)
                                   pursuant to proxies received for the
                                   purposes of the Old Mutual plc
                                   Annual General Meeting to be held on
                                   24 May 2007. The voting rights will
                                   lapse immediately upon the
                                   conclusion of the meeting and voting
                                   rights returned to the respective
                                   shareholders who had provided proxy
                                   instructions to him in connection
                                   with the meeting.
14.  Contact name                  Martin Charles Murray
                                   (Group Company Secretary, Old Mutual
15.  Contact telehone number       020 7002 7209
Annex Notification of Major         
Interests in Shares
A;   Identify of the person or     Christopher Douglas Collins
legal entity subject to the
notification obligation
Full Name (including legal form
for legal entities)
Contact Address                    Chairman
                                   Old Mutual plc
                                   5th Floor, Old Mutual Place
                                   2 Lambeth Hill
                                   EC4V 4GG
                                   020 7002 7000
Other useful information (at least N/A
legal representative for legal
B:    Identity of the notifier, if N/A
Full Name                          N/A
Contact Address
Phone Number
Other useful information (e.g.
functional relationship with the
person or legal entity subject to
the notification obligation)