notification of major interests in shares

TR-1: notification of major interests in shares +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | 1. Identity of the issuer or the | Shore Capital Group | | underlying issuer of existing shares to | PLC | | which voting rights are attached: | | |-------------------------------------------------------------------| | 2. Reason for notification (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):______________ | | |-------------------------------------------------------------------| | 3. Full name of person(s) subject to the | Legal & General | | notification obligation: | Group Plc (L&G) | |--------------------------------------------+----------------------| | 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if | N/A | | different from 3.): | | |--------------------------------------------+----------------------| | 5. Date of the transaction (and date on | 17 October 2007 | | which the threshold is crossed or reached | | | if different): | | |--------------------------------------------+----------------------| | 6. Date on which issuer notified: | 31 October 2007 | |--------------------------------------------+----------------------| | 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or | Above 3% (L&G) | | reached: | | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ +----------------------+ | 8. Notified details: | +----------------------+ +-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+ |A: Voting rights attached to shares | |-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| |Class/type of |Situation |Resulting situation after the triggering transaction| |shares |previous to the| | | if possible |Triggering | | |using the ISIN |transaction | | |CODE |---------------+----------------------------------------------------| | |Number |Number |Number of |Number of voting |% of voting rights | | |of |of |shares |rights | | | |Shares |Voting |----------+--------------------+--------------------| | | |Rights |Direct |Direct |Indirect |Direct |Indirect | |----------------+---------------+----------+----------+---------+---------+----------| |Ord 2p | Below 3% |9,074,132 |9,074,132 | |3.00 | | +-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+ +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | B: Financial Instruments | |-------------------------------------------------------------------| | Resulting situation after the triggering transaction | |-------------------------------------------------------------------| | Type of | Expiration | Exercise/ | Number of | % of | | financial | date | Conversion | voting rights | voting | | instrument | | Period/ Date | that may be | rights | | | | | acquired if the | | | | | | instrument is | | | | | | exercised/ | | | | | | converted. | | |------------+------------+--------------+-----------------+--------| | | | | | | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ +----------------------------------------------+ | Total (A+B) | |----------------------------------------------| | Number of voting rights | % of voting rights | |-------------------------+--------------------| | 9,074,132 | 3.00 | +----------------------------------------------+ +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting | | rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if | | applicable: | |-------------------------------------------------------------------| | Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) | | (Group) | | Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) | | Limited (LGIMH) (Direct and Indirect) | | Legal & General Investment Management Limited | | (Indirect) (LGIM) | | Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) (9,074,132 - 3.00% = | | LGAS, LGPL & PMC) | | Legal & General Investment Legal & General Insurance | | Management (Holdings) Limited Holdings Limited (Direct) | | (Direct) (LGIMHD) (LGIH) | | Legal & General Assurance Legal & General Assurance | | (Pensions Management) Limited Society Limited (LGAS & LGPL) | | (PMC) | | Legal & General Pensions | | Limited (Direct) (LGPL) | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Proxy Voting: | |-------------------------------------------------------------------| | 10. Name of the proxy holder: | N/A | |-------------------------------------------------------------+-----| | 11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to | N/A | | hold: | | |-------------------------------------------------------------+-----| | 12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting | N/A | | rights: | | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | | Notification using the total voting | | | rights figure of 302,260,186 | | | Please note this notification has been | | 13. Additional | delayed due to the large number of | | information: | disclosures required following a | | | substantial amount of new business which | | | has come to us in the form of an | | | in-specie transfer. | |-----------------------+-------------------------------------------| | 14. Contact name: | Helen Lewis (LGIM) | |-----------------------+-------------------------------------------| | 15. Contact telephone | 020 3124 3851 | | number: | | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+