Xansa plc (the "Company") announces that it received notification on 2 January
2007 that at 29 December 2006 Xansa Trustee Company Limited, trustee of the
Inland Revenue approved Xansa All Employee Share Ownership Plan (`AESOP') had
transferred 1,330 of the Company's ordinary shares of 5 pence each ("Ordinary
Shares") and had sold 291 Ordinary Shares at 0.8652 pence each on behalf of
participants leaving the AESOP.
The AESOP Trust is a discretionary trust for the benefit of employees of the
Company and its subsidiaries, which operates in conjunction with the Company's
AESOP and holds Ordinary Shares purchased by employees under the Partnership
and Matching shares section of AESOP.
Executive directors who are potential beneficiaries of the AESOP are;
Mr A R Cox
Mr G M Stuart
Mr S R Weston
The total holding of the AESOP Trust amounts to 17,635,950 Ordinary Shares.
This notification relates both to a transaction notified in accordance with DR
3.1.4R(1)(a) and DR 3.1.4(R)(1)(b) of the Disclosure Rules, the latter being a
disclosure made in accordance with section 324 (as extended by section 328) of
the Companies Act 1985.
2 January 2007