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Wednesday 05 September, 2007

Worldspreads Group

Holding(s) in Company

Worldspreads Group PLC
05 September 2007


TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of
existing shares to which voting rights are attached:     Worldspreads Group Plc


2. Reason for notification (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

Other (please specify):______________


3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification
obligation:                                         AXA S.A. and its group of companies

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

5. Date of transaction (and date on which the
threshold is crossed or reached if different):       12/08/07

6. Date on which issuer notified:                    05/09/07

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:      4%



8: Notified Details
A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of   Situation previous to    Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
shares          the triggering
                transaction
If possible use Number of    Number of   Number of    Number of voting rights     Percentage of voting
ISIN code       shares       voting      shares                                   rights
                             rights

                                                      Direct         Indirect     Direct        Indirect


IE00B2357Y89    1,648,762    1,648,762                               1,520,633                  3.91%


B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial   Expiration date    Exercise/ conversion  No. of voting rights that Percentage of voting
instrument                             period/date           may be acquired (if the   rights
                                                             instrument exercised/
                                                             converted)







Total (A+B)


Number of voting rights                              Percentage of voting rights

1,520,633                                              3.91%


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

Framlington Goldmans                                          300,000          0.77072
Indirect

Axa Framlington SEI UK Equity                                 171,252          0.43996
Indirect

AXA Framlington Throgmorton Trust                             599,381          1.53985
Indirect

AXA Framlington UK Smaller Companies                          450,000          1.15608
Indirect

Total Indirect                                              1,520,633          3.90661



Proxy Voting:

10. Name of proxy holder:                            N/a

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:                                             N/a

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:                                       N/a



13. Additional information:

14 Contact name:                                      Niall O'Kelly, Worldspreads Group Plc

15. Contact telephone name:                           Niall O'Kelly (niall@worldspreads.ie)






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