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 notification Thornburg Investment obligation: Management, Inc. 4. Full name of shareholder(s) N/A (if different from 3.): 5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the 19 February 2013 threshold is crossed or reached if differently): 6. Date on which issuer notified: 20 February 2013 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: Below 10% voting rights 8. Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares Class/type Situation previous Resulting situation after the triggering transaction of to the triggering shares transaction if Number Number Number Number of voting % of voting rights possible of of of shares rights using Shares Voting the ISIN Rights CODE Direct Direct Indirect Direct Indirect 9.94% ORD Below 11% Below 11% N/A N/A 18,120,228 N/A 3121522 (SEDOL) B: Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of Expiration Exercise/ Number of voting % of voting financial date Conversion Period rights that may be rights instrument acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted. N/A Total (A+B) Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights 18,120,228 9.94% 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 END -0- Feb/21/2013 14:40 GMT
CARNIVAL PLC: Notification of Major Interest in Shares
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