19 May 2006
GALLAHER GROUP PLC
On 19 May 2006, Gallaher Group Plc was advised by UBS AG, acting through its
business groups and legal entities, that as at close of its business on 16 May
2006, it had an interest in 11.06% of the Company's issued share capital.
UBS's previously notified interest was in respect of 10.92% of Gallaher's
issued share capital.