Director/PDMR Shareholding

20 November 2007 NOVAE GROUP PLC NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS On 19 November 2007, PC Matson received 200,000 Novae Group plc Ordinary shares of 10 pence each in respect of an award made under the terms of the 1999 Long Term Incentive Plan ("LTIP") on 19 November 2004. The award was released by the Trustee of the LTIP, Ogier Employee Benefit Trustee Limited ("the Trustee"), following the completion of the performance period. Accordingly, PC Matson's beneficial interest in the issued Ordinary Share capital of Novae Group plc increased by 200,000 shares (0.027% of the issued Ordinary Share capital). PC Matson is deemed to have acquired shares at the mid-market price at close of business on 19 November 2007, being 34.25 pence. Following the vesting of the award, PC Matson held the following total beneficial interest in the Ordinary Share capital of Novae Group plc: 1,110,065 shares; being 0.152% of the issued Ordinary Share capital. On 20 November 2007 the Trustee notified the Company that there was a net reduction of 200,000 shares held in the trust following the vesting of the LTIP award detailed above and transfer to PC Matson and that, following this transaction, the Trustee holds a total of 13,844,413 shares, representing 1.891% of the Company's issued Ordinary share capital. The Executive Directors of the Company, together with other employees, are potential beneficiaries under the trust and are therefore treated as having an interest in such shares. Enquiries: Mark Turvey 020 7903 7300 Group Legal Counsel and Company Secretary ---END OF MESSAGE---