Stagecoach Group PLC : Stagecoach Group PLC : Holding(s) in Company

     Stagecoach Group PLC : Stagecoach Group PLC : Holding(s) in Company

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES^i
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer       Stagecoach Group plc
of existing shares to which voting rights are
attached:^ii
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                         Yes
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments      No
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     No
effect to qualifying financial instruments
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                    No
Other (please specify):                                             No
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the              Kames Capital
notification obligation:^iii
4. Full name of shareholder(s)(if different from
3.):^iv
5. Date of the transaction and date on                05/03/2013
which the threshold is crossed or
reached:^v
6. Date on which issuer notified:                     07/03/2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                3%
reached: ^vi, vii
                                                                

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares^viii, ix
Class/type   Situation previous          Resulting situation after the triggering
of           to the triggering           transaction
shares       transaction
if possible  Number        Number        Number     Number of voting     % of voting
using        of            of            of shares  rights               rights ^x
the ISIN     Shares        Voting        Direct     Direct ^xi Indirect  Direct  Indirect
CODE                       Rights                              ^xii
GB00B6YTLS95  18,008,578    18,008,578   13,822,185 13,822,185 3,319,418  2.39%   0.58%
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial   Expiration    Exercise/                 Number of voting   % of
instrument          date ^xiii    Conversion Period ^xiv    rights that may be voting
                                                            acquired if the    rights
                                                            instrument is
                                                            exercised/
                                                            converted.
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 voting    % of voting
financial      price       date ^xvii Conversion period rights instrument   rights ^xix,
instrument                            ^xviii            refers to           xx
                                                                            Nominal Delta
                                                                                    1
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                        Percentage of voting rights
17,141,603                                     2.97%
                                                                   

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: ^xxi
Kames Capital:-
Kames Capital Plc
Kames Capital Management Ltd
Kames Capital ICVC
Kames Capital VCIC
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:                              Kames Capital
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:                        Kames Investment Management Support
15. Contact telephone number:            0131 549 3706
                                                         

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