StatPro Group PLC – Holding(s) in Company

For immediate release
16 October 2008

STATPRO GROUP PLC

(“StatPro” or the “Group”)

TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares

 

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: Statpro Group Plc

 

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 notification obligation: SVG Investment Managers Limited
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3): HSBC Bank plc
5. Date of transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached if different): 16th October 2008
6. Date on which issuer notified:

 

16th October 2008
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

 

Increase over 5%

 

8: Notified Details
A: Voting rights attached to shares 
Class/type of sharesIf possible use ISIN code Situation previous to the triggering transaction Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number of shares Number of voting rights Number of shares Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
Direct Indirect Direct Indirect
GB0006300213 1,720,000 1,720,000 3,942,222 3,942,222 None 6.65% None

 

B: Financial Instruments 
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction 
Type of financial instrument Expiration date Exercise/ conversion period/date No. of voting rights that may be acquired (if the instrument exercised/converted) Percentage of voting rights
 

 

Total (A+B) 
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
3,942,222 6.65%

 

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

 

Proxy Voting: 
10. Name of proxy holder:  N/A
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: 
14 Contact name:

 

Justine Kelly
15. Contact telephone number:  020 7010 8928 

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