Xenova Group PLC
3 January 2002
LETTER TO: XENOVA GROUP PLC
Section 198 Companies Act
In accordance with S198 of the Companies Act we hereby notify you that RAB
Capital Ltd, acting as investment manager for a number of commingled funds, has
acquired, through purchases on 31 December 2001, a further 60,000 ordinary
shares in Xenova Group plc.
RAB Capital Ltd's notifiable interest is thereby increased to 4,909,552 shares
representing 3.53% of the issued share capital.
RAB Capital does not act as custodian for its clients and therefore the shares
are held in the nominee name or the custodian of our clients, which is Morstan
LETTER FROM: RAB CAPITAL LTD