Holding(s) in Company

Released : 29.01.2007 17:46


                                  SCHEDULE 10                                  

                   NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES                   

All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

 

1. Name of   2. Name of shareholder having a major interest                       
   company                                                                        
                                                                                  
   TULLETT      TEACHER INSURANCE AND ANNUITY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA COLLEGE      
   PREBON       RETIREMENT EQUITIES FUND AND AFFILIATES TEACHERS ADVISORS INC. AND
   PLC          TIAA-CREF INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LLC.                              
                                                                                  

 

3. Please state whether notification indicates that 4. Name of the registered     
   it is in respect of holding of the shareholder      holder(s) and, if more than
   named in 2 above or in respect of a                 one holder, the number of  
   non-beneficial interest or in the case of an        shares held by each of them
   individual holder if it is a holding of that                                   
   person's spouse or children under the age of 18                                
                                                                                  
                                                                                  
                                                                                  
                                                                                  
                                                                                  

 

5. Number of shares/     6. Percentage of 7. Number of shares/     8. Percentage of
   amount of stock          issued class     amount of stock          issued class 
   acquired                                  disposed                              
                                                                                   
                                                                                   
                                                                                   
                                                                                   

 

9. Class of security            10. Date of transaction 11. Date company informed
                                                                                 
   Ordinary Shares of 325p each                             29 JANUARY 2007      
                                                                                 

 

12. Total holding following this 13. Total percentage holding of issued class     
    notification                     following this notification                  
                                                                                  
    10,394,302                       4.90%                                        
                                                                                  

 

14. Any additional information 15. Name of contact and telephone number for       
                                   queries                                        
                                                                                  
                                                                                  
                                                                                  
    HOLDING DECREASED              Teresa de Freitas                              
                                                                                  
                                   Tel 020 7200 7222                              
                                                                                  

 

16. Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making this 
    notification                                                                  
                                                                                  
                                                                                  
                                                                                  
    Teresa de Freitas                                                             
                                                                                  
                                                                                  
                                                                                  
Date of notification   29 JANUARY 2007