Capita Group PLC
21 March 2001
LETTER TO: CAPITA GROUP PLC
20 March 2001
Re: Outstanding Share Ownership
This letter is filed on behalf of Janus Capital Corporation ('JCC') pursuant to
the Disclosure of Interests in Shares (Amendment) Regulations 1993 (SI 1993 No.
1919) for the purpose of reporting an increase in ownership of shares of Capita
Group PLC (the 'Company'). JCC is an investment adviser registered under the
U.S. Investment Advisers Act of 1940 that provides investment advice to various
mutual funds and other accounts ('JCC Clients'). The shares of the Company were
acquired by JCC on behalf of various JCC Clients only for investment purposes
and not to exercise control over the Company.
Pursuant to the regulations, the following information is provided with respect
to JCC and its share ownership of the Company:
Address: 100 Fillmore Street
Denver, Colorado 80206-4928
Type of Entity: Corporation
State and Country
of Organization: Colorado, USA
Nature of Interest: JCC is acting solely in its capacity as
investment adviser to JCC Clients. JCC has no
economic interest (e.g., the right to dividends
or proceeds from sale) in the Company's shares.
JCC generally has the right to vote shares of
portfolio companies held on behalf of JCC
Ownership: As of the close of business (New York time) on
Thursday, March 15, 2001, JCC had voting and/or
dispositive power with respect to an aggregate
of 32,688,062 Ordinary Shares of the Company on
behalf of various JCC Clients. Such shares
include 22,638,155 shares which are held by JCC
on behalf of Janus Investment Fund ('JIF'), a
Massachusetts business trust registered as an
open-end investment company under the U.S.
Investment Company Act of 1940. Our records
indicate that JCC currently holds 5.02% of the
outstanding Ordinary Shares of the Company on
behalf of JCC Clients (3.48% on behalf of JIF).
The above percentage was calculated based on
our understanding that the Company has
651,029,496 Ordinary Shares outstanding.
From: Rick Grove (Compliance Manager, Janus)
Capita were notified of this change on: 21/03/01
Capita's current number of shares in issue is: 656 686 807