Holding(s) in Company

Released : 26.02.2009 17:34


TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES                                                   
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying                                                      
issuer                                        Tullett Prebon plc                                 
of existing shares to which voting rights are                                                    
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 issues 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 Lloyds Banking Group plc                                
notification obligation:                                                                         
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if                                                               
different                                See Section 9                                           
from 3.):                                                                                        
5. Date of the transaction and date on                                                           
which the threshold is crossed or        25 February 2009                                        
6. Date on which issuer notified:        26 February 2009                                        
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or   Decrease to below 11% Direct/Indirect                   
8. Notified details:                                                                             
A: Voting rights attached to shares                                                              
Class/type of Situation previous      Resulting situation after the triggering                   
shares        to the Triggering       transaction                                                
if possible                                                                                      
using         Number       Number     Number   Number of voting             % of  voting rights  
the ISIN CODE of           of         of       rights                                            
              Shares       Voting     shares                                                     
                                      Direct   Direct            Indirect   Direct    Indirect   
Ord 25p                                                                                          
              23,775,992   23,775,992 369,786  369,786           23,273,789 0.17%     10.81%     
B: Financial Instruments                                                                         
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                                             
Type of financial        Expiration Exercise/              Number of voting            % of voting     
instrument                    Conversion Period/     rights that may be          rights          
                         date Date                   acquired if the                             
                                                     instrument is                               
                                                     exercised/ converted.                       
Total (A+B)                                                                                      
Number of voting rights                   % of voting rights                                     
23,643,575                                10.98%                                                 
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the                   
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:                                       
21,965,718 Shares (10.20%) 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 Group Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of                      
Lloyds TSB Bank plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lloyds Banking Group plc                       
(Indirect Interests).                                                                            
Proxy Voting:                                                                                    
10. Name of the proxy holder:                              N/A                                   
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease        N/A                                   
to hold:                                                                                         
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold          N/A                                   
voting rights:                                                                                   
13. Additional information:               Notification using the total voting rights             
                                          figure of                                              
14. Contact name:                         Kenny Melville                                         
15. Contact telephone number:             0131 243 8671