REG-Matchtech Group PLC Holding(s) in Company

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RNS Number : 1622V  
  
Matchtech Group PLC  
  
23 May 2008  
  
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                     
       MATCHTECH 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:  
       Octopus Asset Management Limited                                
                                                                       
  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):                               
       1 May 2008                                                      
                                                                       
  6.   Date on which issuer notified:                                  
       22 May 2008                                                     
                                                                       
  7.   Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                    
       4%                                                              
                                                                       
  8.   Notified details:                                               
                                                                       
  
  
A. Voting rights attached to shares  
  
 
  Class/type of shares (if possible using the ISIN code)   Ordinary GB00B013H060  
  
  
 
  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     % of voting rights       
                                                        Direct             Direct        Indirect      Direct       Indirect    
  919,805                    919,805                    1,026,005          1,026,005     0             4.44%        0           
  
  
B. Financial Instruments  
  
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction  
  
 
  Type of financial instrument   Expiration date   Exercise/Conversion Period/Date   Number of voting rights that may be acquired if the   % of voting rights  
                                                                                     instrument is exercised/converted                                         
  n/a                                                                                                                                                          
  
  
Total (A+B)  
  
 
  Number of voting rights   % of voting rights  
  1,026,005                 4.44%               
  
  
 
  9.   Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting    
       rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively      
       held, if applicable:                                         
       n/a                           
  
  
Proxy Voting:  
  
 
  10.   Name of the 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:               Stephen Henderson  
                                                       
  15.   Contact telephone number:   020 7710 2877      
  
  
This information is provided by RNS  
  
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange  
  
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