3i Smaller Quoted Companies Trust PLC
24 January 2000
LETTER TO: 3i SMALLER QUOTED COMPANIES TRUST PLC
Companies Act 1985 Section 198 disclosure notice
In compliance with Part VI of the above mentioned Act, I write to inform of
United Assurance Group plc's new combined shareholding in 3i Smaller Quoted
Companies ordinary 25p shares.
Following acquisitions on 20th January 2000 at a price of £2.665 per share, we
now have a holding of 5,785,000 ordinary 25p shares. This takes our percentage
of the share capital from 9.69% to 9.99%.
Registered Shareholder Purchase Holding %
Chase Nominees Ltd. a/c LENDNON 55,000 1,808,000 3.12
Chase Nominees Ltd 120,000 3,977,000 6.87
TOTAL 175,000 5,785,000 9.99
From: Chris Grove (United Assurance plc)