Stagecoach Group PLC (UK) – Holding(s) in Company

Holding(s) in Company

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
attached: ii
Stagecoach Group plc

2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):


An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

Yes An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

No An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments

No An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

No Other (please specify):

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

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 reached: v 5th February 2010

6. Date on which issuer notified: 8th February 2010

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

8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix
Class/type of shares

if possible using the ISIN CODE
Situation previous to the triggering transaction
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Number ofShares
Number of Voting
Rights Number of shares
Number of voting rights
% of voting rights x

Direct
Direct xi
Indirect xii
Direct
Indirect

GB00B1VJ6Q03
28,335,831
28,335,831
29,434,196
26,921,788
2,512,408
3.74
0.35

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

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

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial instrument
Exercise price
Expiration date xvii
Exercise/
Conversion period xviii
Number % of voting rights xix, xx

Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
29,434,196 4.09%

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

AEGON UK Group of companies – parent undertaking of:
AEGON Asset Management UK plc
AEGON Investment Management UK ltd.
AEGON ICVC


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder: AEGON UK Group of Companies

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:

AEGON UK Group of Companies consists of:

AEGON Asset Management UK plc

AEGON Investment Management UK ltd

AEGON ICVC

14. Contact name:
Miranda Beacham

15. Contact telephone number:
0131 549 3460


Published: 15:00 CET 08-02-2010 /HUGIN /Source: Stagecoach Group PLC /LSE: SGC /ISIN: GB00B1VJ6Q03

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