Xenova Group PLC
26 April 2001
Letter to: Hilary Reid Evans
We hereby give notice pursuant to Section 198 of the Companies Act 1985 ('the
This notification relates to, and the expression 'share capital' used below
means, the ordinary share capital of Xenova Group.
The number of shares comprised in the share capital in which we know we are
interested (for the purpose of Sections 208 and 209 of the Act), immediately
after the time when our obligation to make this notification arose is 4,232,558
which represents 6.11% of the issued Share Capital of 69,242,580 in Xenova
By virtue of Section 203(2) of the Act The Nomura Securities Co., Ltd is also
deemed to be interested in the shares.
Letter from: Nomura International plc