29 October 2001
LETTER TO ULTRAFRAME PLC - DATED 26 OCTOBER 2001
Part VI Companies Act 1985
We hereby notify you in accordance with Part VI Companies Act 1985 ('the Act')
that HSBC Investment Bank plc was as at close of business on 24 October 2001
interested in 3,017,811 ordinary shares of Ultraframe ('the Shares'). Of these
interests, 12,000 were interests of a kind described in S.208(5) of the Act.
We further notify you that as at close of business on 25 October 2001, HSBC
Investment Bank plc no longer had a notifiable interest in the Shares.
HSBC Investment Bank Holdings plc as HSBC Investment Bank plc's parent and HSBC
Holdings plc, our ultimate parent company, were also interested, and are no
longer interested by virtue of S.203 of the Act in all of the above mentioned
LETTER FROM HSBC INVESTMENT BANK PLC