Cambridge Mineral Resources plc
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Cambridge Mineral Resources plc

November 17, 2008 08:36 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 of existing          Cambridge Mineral Resources plc
shares to which voting rights are 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 notification                              Allianz SE
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 threshold is                  13 November 2008
crossed or reached if different)(v):                                                      

                                                                                        
6. Date on which issuer notified:                                               14 November 2008
                                                                                        
                                                                                        
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                                      13.375%
                                                                                        
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 of    Number of     Number  of   Number of voting rights (ix)    % of voting rights
                  Shares       Voting        shares                                    
                               Rights(viii)   
                               
                                             Direct       Direct  (x)     Indirect (xi)    Direct        Indirect
                                                                                                     
                                                                                                     
                                                                                                     
                                                                                       
                                                                                       
GB00B0394F60      35,000,000   35,000,000    47,500,000   47, 500,000                    13.375
                                                                                            




B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction(xii)

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


Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights                               % of voting rights
                                                      
                                                      
                                                      
             47,500,000                                           13.375%
                                                                                 



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 a new placing of 28,000,000 shares admitted  to
                                              trading  on  13th  November, pursuant to the  placing  of  36
                                              million  new  shares which were admitted to trading  on  16th
                                              September  2008.   The new share capital is  now  355,115,704
                                              from 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
                                                               
                                                               Koniginastrasse 28
Contact address (registered office for legal entities)         
                                                               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
                                                               
                                                              30 Gresham Street
Contact address                                               
                                                              London EC2V 7PG
                                                               
                                                               
Phone number                                                  020 7623 8000
                                                               
                                                               
Other useful information (e.g. functional relationship with   subsidiary
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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