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Wednesday 07 November, 2007

RIT Cap. Partners

Holding(s) in Company

RIT Capital Partners PLC
07 November 2007


TR-1 - NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES



  1.  IDENTITY OF THE ISSUER OR THE UNDERLYING ISSUER OF EXISTING SHARES TO WHICH VOTING
      RIGHTS ARE ATTACHED:

      RIT Capital Partners Plc

  2.  REASON FOR THE NOTIFICATION:

      An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

  3.  FULL NAME OF PERSON(S) SUBJECT TO THE NOTIFICATION OBLIGATION:

      Legal & General Group Plc (L&G)

  4.  FULL NAME OF SHAREHOLDER(S) (IF DIFFERENT FROM 3.)

      Legal & General Assurance (Pensions Management) Limited (PMC)

  5.  DATE OF THE TRANSACTION AND DATE ON WHICH THE THRESHOLD IS CROSSED OR REACHED:

      17 October 2007

  6.  DATE ON WHICH ISSUER NOTIFIED:

      6 November 2007

  7.  THRESHOLD(S) THAT IS/ARE CROSSED OR REACHED:

      From 3% - 4% (L&G)

  8.  NOTIFIED DETAILS

a.    VOTING DETAILS ATTACHED TO SHARES
      CLASS/    SITUATION PREVIOUS TO THE RESULTING SITUATION AFTER THE TRIGGERING
      TYPE OF   TRIGGERING TRANSACTION    TRANSACTION
      SHARES
      IF
      POSSIBLE
      USING THE
      ISIN CODE
      
                  NUMBER OF    NUMBER OF    NUMBER OF    NUMBER OF VOTING      % OF VOTING
                  SHARES       VOTING       SHARES       RIGHTS                RIGHTS
                               RIGHTS       DIRECT       DIRECT     INDIRECT   DIRECT  INDIRECT
      GBP Ord 1   5,270,459    5,270,459    6,229,556    6,229,556             4.02%

b.    FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS
      RESULTING SITUATION AFTER THE TRIGGERING TRANSACTION

      TYPE OF FINANCIAL EXPIRATION DATE     EXERCISE/        NUMBER OF VOTING      % OF
      INSTRUMENT                            CONVERSION       RIGHTS THAT MAY BE    VOTING
                                            PERIOD/ DATE     ACQUIRED IF THE       RIGHTS
                                                             INSTRUMENT IS
                                                             EXERCISED/ CONVERTED.

      n/a               n/a                 n/a              n/a                   n/a

      TOTAL A + B
      NUMBER OF VOTING RIGHTS                        % OF VOTING RIGHTS

      6,229,556                                      4.02%

  9.  CHAIN OF CONTROLLED UNDERTAKINGS THROUGH WHICH THE VOTING RIGHTS AND/OR THE FINANCIAL
      INSTRUMENTS ARE EFFECTIVELY HELD, IF APPLICABLE

      Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect) (Group)

      Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (LGIMH) (Direct and Indirect)

      Legal & General Investment Management Limited (Indirect) (LGIM)

      Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) (6,229,556 - 4.02% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC)

      Legal & General Investment Management                  Legal & General Insurance Holdings
      (Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD)                   Limited (Direct) (LGIH)
      (5,491,511 - 3.54% = PMC)

      Legal & General Assurance (Pensions                    Legal & General Assurance Society
      Management) Limited (PMC) (5,491,511 - 3.54% = PMC)    Limited (LGAS & LGPL)

                                                             Legal & General Pensions Limited
                                                             (Direct) (LGPL)

      PROXY VOTING:

 10.  NAME OF THE 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:

      Notification using the total voting rights figure of 154,959,582

      Please note this notification has been delayed to due the large number of disclosures
      required following a substantial amount of new business which has come to L&G in the
      form of an in-specie transfer.

 14.  CONTACT NAME:

      Helen Lewis (LGIM)

 15.  CONTACT TELEPHONE NUMBER:

      020 3124 3851




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