Brown (N.) Group PLC
16 August 2000
The company was informed on 16 August 2000 that, as a result of the sale on 26
July 2000 of 11,952 shares of the company by the N Brown Group plc No. 2
Employee Share Ownership Trust ('the No. 2 Trust') to a former group employee on
the exercise of a long term incentive share plan award, the number of shares
held by the No. 2 Trust, in which Mr Jim Martin (Chief Executive) and Mr Tim
Kowalski (Finance Director) together with other employees within the group, are
technically interested as potential beneficiaries, has, after adjusting for the
effect of the company's recent one-for-one capitalisation of shares, reduced to
The total consideration received for the sale referred to above was £1.
The delay in reporting the above transaction is due to a delay in the company
receiving the relevant information from the trustees of the No. 2 Trust. Steps
have been taken to try to ensure that this will not happen again in the future.