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    
      
attached:                                                                        


          
                                                                                


      
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                                                                    
      
specify):                                                                        


          
                                                                                


      
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      
      
differently):                                                                    


          
                                                                                


      
6. Date on which issuer notified:                           16 October 2012      


          
                                                                                


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


          
                                                                                
          
    8. Notified details:                                                            
                 
                                                                                


             
A: Voting rights attached to shares                                              


                 
                                                                                


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


                 
                 transaction                                                    
                 
                                                                                


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


                                                                                
                 
                                                                                
         11.05%  
                                                                                
                 


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


                                                                                
                 
    3121522                                                                     
                 
                                                                                
                 
    (SEDOL)                                                                     
                 
                                                                                
                 
                                                                                
                 
                                                                                
                 
                                                                                
                 
                                                                                


             
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     
rights            


                                                         acquired if the        
                 
                                                         instrument is          
                 
                                                         exercised/ converted.  
                 
                                                                                
                 
                                                                                
                 
         N/A                                                                    
                 
                                                                                
                 
                                                                                
                 
                                                                                
                 
                                                                                
                 
                                                                                
                 
                                                                                


             
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   
      
Manager.                                                                         


          
                                                                                
          
                                                                                
          
                                                                                


      
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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