Investec PLC INVP Holding(s) in Company

  Investec PLC (INVP) - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 9168N
Investec PLC
04 October 2012

Investec Limited                             Investec plc

Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa Incorporated in England and Wales

Registration number 1925/002833/06     Registration number 3633621

JSE share code: INL             JSE share code: INP

ISIN: ZAE000081949                           ISIN: GB00B17BBQ50

                             (jointly "Investec")

As part  of the  dual  listed company  structure,  Investec plc  and  Investec 
Limited notify both the London Stock  Exchange and the JSE Limited of  matters 
which are  required to  be disclosed  under the  Disclosure, Transparency  and 
Listing Rules of the United Kingdom Listing Authority (the "UKLA") and/or  the 
JSE Listing Requirements.

Accordingly, we advise of the following:

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of
existing shares to which voting rights are attached:         Investec plc
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                             X
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments
which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to
which voting rights are attached
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic
effect to qualifying financial instruments
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
Other (please specify):
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the              Old Mutual Plc
notification obligation:  ^iii
                                            Old Mutual Investment Group (South
                                            Africa) (Pty) Ltd

                                            Old Mutual Life Assurance Company
4. Full name of shareholder(s)              South Africa Ltd
(if different from 3.):^iv
                                            BOE Asset Managers

                                            Acadian Asset Managers

5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or           02 October 2012
reached: ^v
6. Date on which issuer notified:           03 October 2012
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or      5% to 4%
reached: ^vi, vii

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares ^viii, ix
Class/type of Situation previous         Resulting situation after the triggering
shares        to the triggering          transaction
if possible                              <5%
using         Number        Number       Number   Number of voting  % of voting
the ISIN CODE of            of           of       rights            rights ^x
              Shares        Voting       shares
                            Rights       Direct   Direct Indirect   Direct Indirect
                                                  ^xi    ^xii
GB00B17BBQ50  30,552,491    30,552,491                   28,756,099        4.75%
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial   Expiration     Exercise/          Number of voting     % of
instrument          date ^xiii     Conversion Period  rights that may be   voting
                                   ^xiv               acquired if the      rights
                                                      instrument is
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial
Instruments ^xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of        Exercise     Expiration Exercise/  Number of    % of voting rights
financial      price        date ^xvii Conversion voting       ^xix, xx
instrument                             period     rights
                                       ^xviii     instrument   
                                                  refers to
                                                              Nominal     Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                           Percentage of voting rights
28,756,099                                        4.75%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: ^xxi
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:                                          N/A
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:                                        Philip Thomas
15. Contact telephone number:                             02070027364

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