CARNIVAL PLC: Holding(s) in Company

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES                                   


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer                               
of existing shares to which voting rights are                    Carnival 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 event changing the breakdown of voting rights                                 


Other (please                                                                    


3. Full name of person(s) subject to the         Thornburg Investment 
Management, Inc.    
notification obligation:                                                         


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


5. Date of the transaction (and date on which                                    
the threshold is crossed or reached if                      15 October 2012      


6. Date on which issuer notified:                           16 October 2012      


7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                  Above 11% voting rights  

    8. Notified details:                                                            

A: Voting rights attached to shares                                              


Class/type of    Situation previous          Resulting situation after the 
triggering transaction
shares           to the triggering                                               


if possible      Number        Number        Number        Number of voting     
% of  voting     
using            of            of            of shares     rights               
the ISIN CODE    Shares        Voting                                            
                           Rights        Direct        Direct  Indirect     
Direct  Indirect  


  ORD          Above 10%     Above 10%        N/A        N/A    20,151,333  


B: Qualifying Financial Instruments                                              


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                             


Type of financial      Expiration    Exercise/           Number of voting       
% of voting      
instrument             date          Conversion Period   rights that may be     

                                                         acquired if the        
                                                         instrument is          
                                                         exercised/ converted.  

Total (A+B)                                                                      


Number of voting rights                          Percentage of voting rights     


20,151,333                                       11.05%                          

    9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the  

financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:                       


Thornburg Investment Management holds these shares as discretionary Investment   


Proxy Voting:                                                                    


10. Name of the 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:                                                     

14. Contact name:                                           Arnaldo Perez        


15. Contact telephone number:                                305 599 2600        


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