CARNIVAL PLC: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi                                  


        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                


    
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer                               
    
of existing shares to which voting rights are                          Carnival 
PLC     
attached:ii                                                                      


        
                                                                                


    
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                            The Capital 
Group   
notification obligation:iii                                          Companies, 
Inc.     


                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        


                                                              Capital 
Guardian Trust 
                                                                     
Company         


                                                                                
        


                                                              Capital 
International 
4. Full name of shareholder(s)                                           
Limited        
 (if different from 3.):iv                                                       
     
                                                              Capital 
International  
                                                                       
SÁrl          


                                                                                
        


                                                               Capital 
Research and  
                                                                Management 
Company   


                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                


    
5. Date of the transaction and date on                                           
    
which the threshold is crossed or                                      9 July 
2013      
reached:v                                                                        


        
                                                                                


    
6. Date on which issuer notified:                                      11 July 
2013      
                                                                             
    
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                            Holding has 
gone above
reached: vi, vii                                                            4%   


        
                                                                                
        
    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                            


       
               transaction                                                      
       
                                                                                


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


                                                              xii               
       
                                                                                


    
Ordinary                                                                      
    
           6,561,316      6,561,316   N/A       N/A       7,356,037 N/A    
4.0078% 
(GB0031215220)                                                                   


       
                                                                                
       
     ADRs                                                                       
       


           572            572         N/A       N/A       572       N/A    
0.0003% 
(US14365C1036)                                                                   


       
                                                                                
       
                                                                                
       
                                                                                


   
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments                                              


       
                                                                                


   
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                             


       
                                                                                


   
Type of          Expiration    Exercise/             Number of voting     % of 
voting  
financial        date xiii     Conversion Period xiv rights that may be   
rights       
instrument                                           acquired if the             


       
                                                     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 rights instrument    rights 
xix, xx
instrument                               period     refers to                    


       
                                         xviii                                  
       
                                                                                
       
                                                                                
       


                                                                     
Nominal Delta    


                                                                                
       
                                                                                
       
                                                                                
       
                                                                                
       
                                                                                


   
Total (A+B+C)                                                                    


       
                                                                                


   
Number of voting rights                         Percentage of voting rights      


       
                                                                                


   
7,356,609                                       4.008%                           


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


    
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi                   


        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                


    
Capital Guardian Trust Company - 770,330 - 0.420%                                


        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                


    
Capital International Limited - 44,420 - 0.024%                                  


        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                


    
Capital International SÁrl - 73,100 - 0.040%                                    


         
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                


    
Capital Research and Management Company -  6,468,759 - 3.524%                    


        
                                                                                
        
       EuroPacific Growth Fund                                                  
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                
        
                                                                                


    
Proxy Voting:                                                                    


        
                                                                                


    
10. Name of the proxy holder:                                                    


        
                                                                                


    
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:                                                 Arnaldo Perez  


        
                                                                                


    
15. Contact telephone number:                                     1-305-599-2600         


                                                                                
        
    



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