Admiral Group PLC: Holding(s) in Company

                   Admiral Group PLC: Holding(s) in Company

For filings with the FCA include the annex
For filings with issuer exclude the annex
TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES^i
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are               Admiral Group 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      X
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                BlackRock, Inc.
notification obligation:^iii
4. Full name of shareholder(s)(if different
from 3.):^iv
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or                     18^th October 2013
reached:^v
6. Date on which issuer notified:                     22^nd October 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or             Holding has gone below 5%
reached: ^vi, vii
                                                                

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
if possible   transaction
using         Number        Number        Number  Number of       % of voting
the ISIN CODE of            of            of      voting          rights ^x
              Shares        Voting        shares  rights
                            Rights        Direct  Direct Indirect Direct  Indirect
                                                  ^xi    ^xii
GB00B02J6398  24,096,082    24,096,082*   N/A     N/A    N/A      N/A     Below 5%
Situation previous based on 270,789,075 voting rights outstanding, Resulting
situation based on 274,441,432 voting rights outstanding.
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial    Expiration    Exercise/          Number of voting  % of
instrument           date ^xiii    Conversion Period  rights that may   voting
                                   ^xiv               be                rights
                                                      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,
instrument                             period     refers to          xx
                                       ^xviii
                                                                     Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                        Percentage of voting rights
N/A                                            Below 5%
                                                             

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: ^xxi
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited - N/A (Below 5%)
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:          BlackRock Regulatory Threshold Reporting
                                     Team
14. Contact name:                    Duncan Murray
15. Contact telephone number:        020 7743 3334
                                                            

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