Cambridge Mineral Resources plc
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Cambridge Mineral Resources plc

September 18, 2008 06:36 ET

Holding in Company

Financial Services Authority

TR-1(i) :      NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer         Cambridge Mineral Resources
of existing shares to which voting rights are              plc
attached(ii) :
                                                           GB0001826303
                                                           
2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes)

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

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): Change in Issued Share Capital     x

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

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

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the          16 September 2008
threshold is crossed or reached if different)(v) :

6. Date on which issuer notified:                          17 September 2008

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:            10%

8. Notified details:


A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of     Situation previous to     Resulting situation after the triggering transaction(vii)
shares            the         Triggering
                  transaction (vi)
                  
if possible using
the ISIN CODE     Number      Number of     Number     Number      of voting     % of voting rights
                  of Shares   Voting        of         rights (ix)
                              Rights (viii) shares
                                            Direct     Direct (x)  Indirect (xi) Direct Indirect

GB00B0394F60      20,000,000  20,000,000    35,000,000 35,000,000                10.699


B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (xii)

Type of financial Expiration Exercise/ Conversion Number of voting                      % of voting
instrument        date (xiii) Period/ Date (xiv)       rights that may be               rights
                                                       acquired if the
                                                       instrument is
                                                       exercised/ converted.
                                                       
                                                       
Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights                     % of voting rights
             35,000,000                                 10.699%


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

Allianz Insurance plc is a subsidiary of Allianz SE. Allianz SE is the ultimate holding company of
Allianz Holdings plc which is a holding company of Allianz Insurance Plc. The shares in Allianz
Holdings Plc are held by Allianz UK Limited, which is a 66.7% owned subsidiary of Allianz Europe
Limited ("Allianz Europe"). The other 33.3% of shares in Allianz UK Limited are owned by Allianz
Liebensversicherungs GmbH, which is itself an indirect subsidiary of Allianz SE. Allianz Europe is an
85% owned subsidiary of AZ-Argos 10 Vermogensverwaltungsgesellschaft GmbH which in its turn is
a wholly owned subsidiary of Allianz SE. Allianz SE is also the owner of the other 15% of Allianz
Europe.


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:
                              This follows from the recent placing of 36 million new
                              shares which were admitted to trading on 16(th) September
                              2008. The new share capital is now 327,115,704.

14. Contact name:             Dresdner Kleinwort Media Relations Team

15. Contact telephone number: 020 7623 8000
ANNEX NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES (XVI)



A: Identity of the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation
Full name (including legal form for legal entities)         Allianz SE
                                                            
                                                            
Contact address (registered office for legal entities)      Koniginastrasse 28
                                                            80802 Munich
                                                            Germany
                                                            
Phone number                                                +49 89 38 00 00

Other useful information (at least legal
representative for legal persons)

B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable (xvii)

Full name                                                   Dresdner Kleinwort Group Limited
                                                            
Contact address                                             30 Gresham Street
                                                            London EC2V 7PG
Phone number                                                020 7623 8000

Other useful information (e.g. functional                   subsidiary
relationship with the person or legal entity subject to the
notification obligation)

C: Additional information


Notes 

i This form is to be sent to the issuer or underlying issuer and to be filed with the competent authority. 

ii Either the full name of the legal entity or another method for identifying the issuer or underlying issuer, provided it is reliable and accurate. 

iii This should be the full name of (a) the shareholder; (b) the person acquiring, disposing of or exercising voting rights in the cases provided for in DTR5.2.1 (b) to (h); (c) all the parties to the agreement referred to in DTR5.2.1 (a), or (d) the direct or indirect holder of financial instruments entitled to acquire shares already issued to which voting rights are attached, as appropriate. 

In relation to the transactions referred to in points DTR5.2.1 (b) to (h), the following list is provided as indication of the persons who should be mentioned: 

- in the circumstances foreseen in DTR5.2.1 (b), the person that acquires the voting rights and is entitled to exercise them under the agreement and the natural person or legal entity who is transferring temporarily for consideration the voting rights; 

- in the circumstances foreseen in DTR 5.2.1 (c), the person holding the collateral, provided the person or entity controls the voting rights and declares its intention of exercising them, and person lodging the collateral under these conditions; 

- in the circumstances foreseen in DTR5.2.1(d), the person who has a life interest in shares if that person is entitled to exercise the voting rights attached to the shares and the person who is disposing of the voting rights when the life interest is created; 

- in the circumstances foreseen in DTR5.2.1 (e), the parent undertaking and, provided it has a notification duty at an individual level under DTR 5.1, under DTR5.2.1 (a) to (d) or under a combination of any of those situations, the controlled undertaking; 

- in the circumstances foreseen in DTR5.2.1 (f), the deposit taker of the shares, if he can exercise the voting rights attached to the shares deposited with him at his discretion, and the depositor of the shares allowing the deposit taker to exercise the voting rights at his discretion; 

- in the circumstances foreseen in DTR5.2.1 (g), the person that controls the voting rights; 

- in the circumstances foreseen in DTR5.2.1 (h), the proxy holder, if he can exercise the voting rights at his discretion, and the shareholder who has given his proxy to the proxy holder allowing the latter to exercise the voting rights at his discretion. 

iv Applicable in the cases provided for in DTR 5.2.1 (b) to (h). This should be the full name of the shareholder or holder of financial instruments who is the counterparty to the natural person or legal entity referred to in DTR5.2. 

v The date of the transaction should normally be, in the case of an on exchange transaction, the date on which the matching of orders occurs; in the case of an off exchange transaction, date of the entering into an agreement.

The date on which threshold is crossed should normally be the date on which the acquisition, disposal or possibility to exercise voting rights takes effect (see DTR 5.1.1R (3)). For passive crossings, the date when the corporate event took effect.

These dates will usually be the same unless the transaction is subject to a condition beyond the control of the parties. 

vi Please refer to the situation disclosed in the previous notification, In case the situation previous to the triggering transaction was below 3%, please state 'below 3%'. 

vii If the holding has fallen below the minimum threshold , the notifying party should not be obliged to disclose the extent of the holding, only that the new holding is less than 3%.


For the case provided for in DTR5.2.1(a), there should be no disclosure of individual holdings per party to the agreement unless a party individually crosses or reaches an Article 9 threshold. This applies upon entering into, introducing changes to or terminating an agreement. 

viii Direct and indirect 

ix In case of combined holdings of shares with voting rights attached 'direct holding' and voting rights 'indirect holdings', please split the voting rights number and percentage into the direct and indirect columns-if there is no combined holdings, please leave the relevant box blank.

X Voting rights attached to shares in respect of which the notifying party is a direct shareholder (DTR 5.1) 

xi Voting rights held by the notifying party as an indirect shareholder (DTR 5.2.1) 

xii If the holding has fallen below the minimum threshold, the notifying party should not be obliged to disclose the extent of the holding, only that the new holding is below 3%. 

xiii date of maturity / expiration of the finical instrument i.e. the date when the right to acquire shares ends. 

xiv If the financial instrument has such a period-please specify the period- for example once every three months starting from the (date) 

xv The notification should include the name(s) of the controlled undertakings through which the voting rights are held. The notification should also include the amount of voting rights and the percentage held by each controlled undertaking, insofar as individually the controlled undertaking holds 3% or more, and insofar as the notification by the parent undertaking is intended to cover the notification obligations of the controlled undertaking. 

xvi This annex is only to be filed with the competent authority. 

xvii Whenever another person makes the notification on behalf of the shareholder or the natural person/legal entity referred to in DTR5.2 and DTR5.3.

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