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Friday 24 October, 2003

Asite PLC

Grant of Options

Asite PLC
24 October 2003


24 October 2003
                                   ASITE PLC

                             GRANT OF SHARE OPTIONS


Asite plc ('Asite' or the 'Company') announces that it has granted today options
over 3,000,000 shares in Asite to Sir John Egan, Chairman of Asite. The exercise
price of these options is 10 pence each.  The options are exercisable
immediately and shall remain capable of exercise, subject to Sir John continuing
to provide services to Asite, for a period of 10 years from today.

The options have been granted to Sir John in consideration of the acquisition by
Asite of his entire holding of 60 ordinary shares in Asite Solutions Limited,
the trading subsidiary of Asite.  Sir John currently holds 750,000 shares of
Asite (representing approximately 0.73% of the issued share capital of Asite).


Enquiries:

For further information, please contact:

Asite plc

Tom Dengenis                                                 020 7647 5151


Deloitte & Touche Corporate Finance

Robin Binks                                                  020 7936 3000
Richard Collins


The Directors of Asite plc accept responsibility for the information contained
in this announcement.  To the best of the knowledge and belief of the Directors
(who have taken all reasonable care to ensure that such is the case) the
information contained in this announcement is in accordance with the facts and
does not omit anything likely to affect the import of such information.


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