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Thursday 01 June, 2006

Brown (N.) Group PLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Brown (N.) Group PLC
01 June 2006

Letter to RNS


The company wishes to announce the purchase of Deposited Shares and the grant of
options to acquire matching shares in connection with awards under its Deferred
Annual Bonus Scheme, to Mr A White (Chief Executive) and Mr D Moore (Finance
Director).

Disclosure form see below.

As a result of the purchase of the said Deposited Shares of the Company by the
Trustees of the N Brown Group plc No. 2 Employee Share Ownership Trust ('the No.
2 Trust') the number of shares held by the No.2 Trust, in which Mr Alan White
(Chief Executive) and Mr Dean Moore (Finance Director) are technically
interested as potential beneficiaries, has increased from 361,344 shares to
393,787 shares.


From Philip Harland
For and on behalf of
N.Brown Group plc






NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, 
PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS


This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS notification required
by DR 3.1.4R(1).

(1)     An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction 
        relating to the shares or debentures of the issuer should complete
        boxes 1 to 16, 23 and 24.
(2)     An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative relating 
        to the shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 13, 14, 
        16, 23 and 24. 
(3)     An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to a 
        director/person discharging managerial responsibilities should 
        complete boxes 1 to 3 and 17 to 24. 
(4)     An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial 
        instrument relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a 
        debenture) should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 
        23 and 24. 


Please complete all relevant boxes in block capital letters.


1.   Name of the issuer   
           
     N BROWN GROUP PLC


2.   State whether the notification relates to (i) a transaction 
     notified in accordance with DR 3.1.4R(1)(a); or

     (ii) DR 3.1.4(R)(1)(b) a disclosure made in accordance with section 324 
     (as extended by section 328) of the Companies Act 1985; or 

     (iii) both (i) and (ii)


      (III)
               
3.   Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director  


     ALAN WHITE
        
4.   State whether notification relates to a person connected with a person
     discharging managerial responsibilities/director named in 3 and identify 
     the connected person
 
      N/A

        
5.   Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person 
     referred to in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest      


     DIRECTOR'S HOLDING

6.   Description of shares (including class), debentures or derivatives or 
     financial instruments relating to shares

     10P ORDINARY SHARES

               
7.   Name of registered shareholders(s) and, if more than one, the number of
     shares held by each of them   

      A) N BROWN GROUP EMPLOYEES TRUSTEES LIMITED
      B) N BROWN EMPLOYEES TRUSTEES LIMITED


8.   State the nature of the transaction
               
       A) PURCHASE OF DEPOSITED SHARES UNDER THE COMPANY
          DEFERRED ANNUAL BONUS SCHEME.

       B) GRANT OF OPTION TO ACQUIRE MATCHING SHARES UNDER THE
          COMPANY DEFERRED ANNUAL BONUS SCHEME. 


9.   Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares 
     acquired 

       A)  21,643
       B)  36,071


10.  Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should 
     not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

       A) 0.007%
       B) 0.012%

               
11.  Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares
     disposed     

       N/A


12.  Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should
     not be taken into account when calculating percentage) 

       N/A

               
13.  Price per share or value of transaction    

      A) £2.12
      B) NIL


14.  Date and place of transaction

      26-05-06 - LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE
               

15.  Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following 
     notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when 
     calculating percentage)   

       219,750  (0.074%)


16.  Date issuer informed of transaction

       31/05/06
               

If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by 
the issuer complete the following boxes




17.  Date of grant   

      26/05/06


18.  Period during which or date on which it can be exercised

      26/05/08 TO 26/11/08

               
19.  Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option  

      NIL


20.  Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number)

      36,071

               
21.  Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price is 
     to be fixed at the time of exercise     

      NIL


22.  Total number of shares or debentures over which options held following 
     notification
               
      OPTIONS 96,165    AWARDS   509,677


23.  Any additional information  




24.  Name of contact and telephone number for queries


      P F HARLAND  (0161 238 2141)
               

Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for 
making notification

      PHILIP F HARLAND
      COMPANY SECRETARY


Date of notification       1.06.06



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