Holding(s) in Company

Released : 19.04.2007 09:53


TR-1(i):       notification of major interests in shares


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which
voting rights are attached (ii):
                                                                                               
Tullett Prebon plc


2. Reason for the notification (please state Yes/No): ( )

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights (Yes)
                                                               
An acquisition or disposal of 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): New Exemption Trading Book DTR 5.1.3 (4) (Yes)
                    

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation (iii):    

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

 
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) (iv):    

Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Goldman Sachs International

 
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or
reached (v): 16 April 2007


6. Date on which issuer notified:    18 April 2007


7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 4%


8. Notified details:                                                         
                                                                             
A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares
if possible using the ISIN CODE    Situation previous to the Triggering 
                                   transaction (vi)      

 
                Number of Shares        Number of Voting Rights (viii)

GB00B1H0DZ51    6,424,064               3.03%  
              

 
Class/type of shares
if possible using the ISIN CODE     Resulting situation after the triggering
                                    transaction(vii)
                                                   

               Number of  Number of voting      % of voting      
               Shares     rights(ix)            rights           
                                                                 
                                                                
               Direct     Direct    Indirect    Direct Indirect  
                          (x)       (xi)                         
                                                                 
GB00B1H0DZ51              726,628   7,960,338   0.34%  3.75%     
                                                                 


B: Financial Instruments                                                       
                                                                               
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (xii)                     
                                                                               
Type of          Expiration Exercise/           Number of voting    % of voting 
financial        date       Conversion  Period/ rights that may be  rights      
instrument       (xiii)     Date (xiv)          acquired if the                
                                                instrument is                  
                                                exercised/                     
                                                converted.                     
                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
Total (A+B)                                                               
                                                                          
Number of voting rights           % of voting rights                      
                                                                          
8,686,966                         4.09%                                   
                                                                          

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable (xv):

The interest in 7,960,338 shares arose from an interest held by Goldman, Sachs
& Co., a wholly-owned direct subsidiary of GS Inc, acting as custodian for its
customers.  These shares are, or will be, registered in the name of Goldman
Sachs Securities (Nominees), Limited. 

The interest in 726,628 shares arose from a beneficial interest held by Goldman
Sachs International, a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of GS Inc.  These
shares are, or will be, registered at CREST in account CREPTEMP.


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:          General email contact: 
                                     shareholdersdisclosures@gs.com


14. Contact name:                    Joanne Wall/Sean Rogers

                                                                 
15. Contact telephone number:        44(20)7051-1704 / 44(20)7552-9205