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Friday 25 April, 2008

Paragon Grp Of Co's

Holding(s) in Company

Paragon Group Of Companies PLC
25 April 2008




                TR-1(i): NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which
voting rights are attached (ii):

THE PARAGON GROUP OF COMPANIES PLC
.................


2. Reason for the notification (please state 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 the notification obligation (iii):

LEGAL & GENERAL GROUP PLC (L&G)

.................


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

LEGAL & GENERAL ASSURANCE (PENSIONS MANAGEMENT) LIMITED (PMC)

.................


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

23 APRIL 2008

.................


6. Date on which issuer notified:

25 APRIL 2008

.................


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

FROM 5% - 4% (L&G)

.................


8. Notified details:

.................


A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares if possible using  Situation previous to the Triggering
the ISIN CODE                           transaction (vi)
                                        Number of      Number of voting Rights
                                        shares         (viii)

ORDINARY GBP 1                          14,967,003     14,967,003
GB00B2NGPM57






Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (vii)

Class/type of shares if   Number of    Number of voting      % of voting
possible using the ISIN   shares       rights (ix)           rights
CODE

                                       Direct (x)   Indirect Direct   Indirect
                                                    (xi)

ORDINARY GBP 1            14,389,055   14,389,055            4.82
GB00B2NGPM57





B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (xii)

Type of      Expiration Exercise/      Number of voting rights that may % of
financial    Date       Conversion     be acquired if the instrument is voting
instrument   (xiii)     Period/ Date   exercised/ converted.            rights
                        (xiv)




Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights                % of voting rights

14,389,055                             4.82




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

LEGAL & GENERAL GROUP PLC (DIRECT AND INDIRECT) (GROUP)
(18,740,746 - 6.27% = TOTAL POSITION)

LEGAL & GENERAL INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT (HOLDINGS) LIMITED
(LGIMH) (DIRECT AND INDIRECT) (18,740,746 - 6.27% = TOTAL POSITION)

LEGAL & GENERAL INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LIMITED (INDIRECT) (LGIM)
(18,740,746 - 6.27% = TOTAL POSITION)

        LEGAL & GENERAL GROUP PLC (DIRECT) (L&G)
        (14,389,055 - 4.82% = LGAS, LGPL & PMC)

LEGAL & GENERAL INVESTMENT             LEGAL & GENERAL INSURANCE
MANAGEMENT (HOLDINGS) LIMITED          HOLDINGS LIMITED (DIRECT) (LGIH)
(DIRECT) (LGIMHD) 
(11,190,889 - 3.74% = PMC)

LEGAL & GENERAL ASSURANCE (PENSIONS    LEGAL & GENERAL ASSURANCE
MANAGEMENT) LIMITED (PMC)              SOCIETY LIMITED
(11,190,889 - 3.74% = PMC)             (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 298,490,705.
.................


14. Contact name:

JOHN G. GEMMELL

.................


15. Contact telephone number:

0121 712 2075

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