StatPro Group PLC – Holding(s) in Company

For immediate release
17 April 2007

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST 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 the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes)

    An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                       (X)

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 (specify):                                                  ( )

3.  Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:

Royal Bank of Scotland plc as Trustee of the Merrill Lynch UK Smaller
Companies Fund

4.  Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.)

5.  Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed
or reached if different):
13 April 2007

6.  Date on which issuer notified:
16 April 2007

7.  Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:
Gone below 3%

8.  Notified details:

A. Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares (if possible using the            Ordinary (GB0006300213)
ISIN code)

Situation previous to  Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
the triggering
transaction
Number of   Number of     Number of    Number of voting      % of voting rights
Shares      Voting        shares       rights
            Rights
                          Direct       Direct     Indirect    Direct   Indirect
1,294,641   1,294,641     1,563,032    1,563,032              2.97
(was 3.28%) (was 3.28%)

B. Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of       Expiration   Exercise/          Number of voting  % of voting
financial     date         Conversion Period/ rights that may   rights
instrument                 Date               be acquired if
                                              the instrument is
                                              exercised/
                                              converted

Total (A+B)
Number of voting rights              % of voting rights
1,563,032                            2.97

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 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:

14:  Contact name:                 Thomas Hone

15.  Contact telephone number:     020 7443 2098

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