Holding(s) in Company

Released : 18.03.2008 16:34


TR-1(i):               Notification of major interests in shares


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which
voting rights are attached (ii):                                           

Tullett Prebon plc

2. Reason for the notification (please state 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 ( )
              
3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation (iii):    

LLOYDS TSB GROUP PLC

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

Boltro Nominees Ltd
Lloyds Bank (PEP) Nominees Ltd
State Street Nominees Ltd

5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed
or reached:  17th March 2008

6. Date on which issuer notified:  18th March 2008

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:  Reached 10%    

8. Notified details:                                                         
                                                                             

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares
if possible using the ISIN CODE     Situation previous to the Triggering
                                    transaction (vi)   

B1H0DZ51          Number of Shares      Number of Voting Rights (viii)

                  21,235,557            21,235,557               

 
Class/type of shares
if possible using the ISIN CODE     Resulting situation after the
                                    triggering transaction(vii)

                                                      

          Number of Shares   Number of voting rights(ix)   % of voting rights

B1H0DZ51                     Direct (x)     Indirect (xi)  Direct    Indirect

           21,632,403                       21,632,403               10.158%


B: Financial Instruments                                                       
                                                                               
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (xii)                     
                                                                               
Type of          Expiration Exercise/           Number of voting   % of voting 
financial        date       Conversion  Period/ rights that may be rights      
instrument       (xiii)     Date (xiv)          acquired if the                
                                                instrument is                  
                                                exercised/                     
                                                converted.                     
                                                                               
                                                                               
Total (A+B)                                                               
                                                                          
Number of voting rights           % of voting rights                      
                                                                          
21,632,403                        10.158%                                  
                                                                          

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

268 Shares are held by Boltro Nominees Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of 
Lloyds TSB Bank Plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Group Plc.  
                                                                          
841 Shares are held by Lloyds Bank (Pep) Nominees Ltd, a wholly owned    
subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Bank Plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds   
TSB Group Plc.                                                           
                                                                         
21,631,294 Shares are held by State Street Nominees Ltd.  Shares are     
under the control of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership Ltd, a wholly
owned subsidiary of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership Group Ltd, a  
wholly owned subsidiary of Scottish Widows Group Ltd, a wholly owned     
subsidiary of Lloyds TSB Bank plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds   
TSB Group Plc.                                                           
 
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:                   Central Disclosure Unit

15. Contact telephone number:       +44 (0) 1444 418127