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Armour Group PLC (AMR)

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Wednesday 07 March, 2007

Armour Group PLC

Holding(s) in Company

Armour Group PLC
07 March 2007



TR-1(i): NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which
voting rights are attached (ii):

Armour Group plc

2. Reason for the notification (please state Yes/No): ( )

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: ( No )

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the
acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached: ( No )

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: ( No )

Other (please specify) : ( Yes ) Re-disclosure following implementation of the
Transparency directive.

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation (iii):

BT Pension Scheme Trustees Limited as trustee of the BT Pension Scheme. See
section 9 for further information.

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.) (iv):

N/A

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or
reached if different) (v):

Position held on 20 January 2007


6. Date on which issuer notified:

6 March 2007


7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

6%


8. Notified details:

.................



A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares if possible        Situation previous to the
using the ISIN CODE                    Triggering transaction (vi)
                                   Number of    Number of voting
                                   shares       Rights (viii)
0049661
                                   4,242,131    4,242,131
GB0000496611 ORD 10P                            





Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (vii)

Class/type of shares Number of shares  Number of voting rights    % of voting rights
if possible using                      (ix)
the ISIN CODE
                     Direct            Direct (x) Indirect (xi)   Direct    Indirect
0049661
                     2,525,444         2,525,444  1,716,687       3.688%    2.507%
GB0000496611 ORD 10P




B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (xii)

Type of     Expiration Date  Exercise/Conversion Number of voting     % of voting
financial   (xiii)           Period/ Date (xiv)  rights that may be   rights
instrument                                       acquired if the
                                                 instrument is
                                                 exercised/
                                                 converted.





Total (A+B)
Number of voting       % of voting
rights                 rights

4,242,131              6.195%











9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable (xv):

BT Pension Scheme Trustees Limited is the parent undertaking of Britel Fund
Trustees Limited, which is the parent undertaking of Hermes Pensions Management
Limited. Hermes Pensions Management Limited is the parent undertaking of


1.      Hermes Investment Management Limited, (voting rights held in this
issuer: 6.195%)


Please see section 13 for further information.



Proxy Voting:


10. Name of the proxy holder:

See comment in section 13.


11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

See comment in section 13.


12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

See comment in section 13.


13. Additional information:

Hermes Investment Management Limited hold the voting rights under a standing
proxy contained in investment management agreements with various underlying
clients, which includes all the shares owned directly by BT Pension Scheme.


All voting rights held on behalf of the above entities are aggregated for the
purposes of DTR 5.2.1(a) and disclosed pursuant to DTR 5.1.5.


This disclosure is made by BT Pension Scheme Trustees Limited, which is the
ultimate parent undertaking for the purposes of DTR 5.2.1(e).


14. Contact name:

Margaret Moss/Valerie Davidson


15. Contact telephone number:

020 7680 2125/020 7680 2177







Annex to Notification Of Major Interests In Shares (xvi)


A: Identity of the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation


Full name (including legal form for legal entities):

BT Pension Scheme Trustees Limited as trustee of the BT Pension Scheme and
Hermes Pensions Management Limited


Contact address (registered office for legal entities):

Lloyds Chambers, 1 Portsoken Street, London E1 8HZ


Phone number:

020 7702 0888


Other useful information (at least legal representative for legal persons):

BT Pension Scheme Trustees Limited is the parent undertaking of the group of
companies subject to the notification obligation as indirect holders of voting
rights for the purpose of DTR 5.2.1(a) and 5.2.1(e).


B: Identity of the notifier, if applicable (xvii)


Full name:

Hermes Investment Management Limited as agent for BT Pension Scheme Trustees
Limited


Contact address:

Lloyds Chambers, 1 Portsoken Street, London E1 8HZ


Phone number:

020 7680 2125/020 7680 2177



Other useful information (e.g. functional relationship with the person or legal
entity subject to the notification obligation):

Hermes Investment Management Limited acts as investment manager and agent on
behalf of BT Pension Scheme Trustees Limited



C: Additional information :

Please contact Margaret Moss or Valerie Davidson on the above numbers for
further information.







Notes to the Forms

(i) This form is to be sent to the issuer or underlying issuer and to be filed
with the competent authority.

(ii) Either the full name of the legal entity or another method for identifying
the issuer or underlying issuer, provided it is reliable and accurate.

(iii) This should be the full name of (a) the shareholder; (b) the person
acquiring, disposing of or exercising voting rights in the cases provided for in
DTR5.2.1 (b) to (h); (c) all the parties to the agreement referred to in
DTR5.2.1 (a), or (d) the direct or indirect holder of financial instruments
entitled to acquire shares already issued to which voting rights are attached,
as appropriate.

In relation to the transactions referred to in points DTR5.2.1 (b) to (h), the
following list is provided as indication of the persons who should be mentioned:

- in the circumstances foreseen in DTR5.2.1 (b), the person that acquires the
voting rights and is entitled to exercise them under the agreement and the
natural person or legal entity who is transferring temporarily for consideration
the voting rights;

- in the circumstances foreseen in DTR 5.2.1 (c), the person holding the
collateral, provided the person or entity controls the voting rights and
declares its intention of exercising them, and person lodging the collateral
under these conditions;

- in the circumstances foreseen in DTR5.2.1(d), the person who has a life
interest in shares if that person is entitled to exercise the voting rights
attached to the shares and the person who is disposing of the voting rights when
the life interest is created;

- in the circumstances foreseen in DTR5.2.1 (e), the parent undertaking and,
provided it has a notification duty at an individual level under DTR 5.1, under
DTR5.2.1 (a) to (d) or under a combination of any of those situations, the
controlled undertaking;

- in the circumstances foreseen in DTR5.2.1 (f), the deposit taker of the
shares, if he can exercise the voting rights attached to the shares deposited
with him at his discretion, and the depositor of the shares allowing the deposit
taker to exercise the voting rights at his discretion;

- in the circumstances foreseen in DTR5.2.1 (g), the person that controls the
voting rights;

- in the circumstances foreseen in DTR5.2.1 (h), the proxy holder, if he can
exercise the voting rights at his discretion, and the shareholder who has given
his proxy to the proxy holder allowing the latter to exercise the voting rights
at his discretion.

(iv) Applicable in the cases provided for in DTR 5.2.1 (b) to (h). This should
be the full name of the shareholder who is the counterparty to the natural
person or legal entity referred to in DTR5.2.

(v) The date of the transaction should normally be, in the case of an on
exchange transaction, the date on which the matching of orders occurs; in the
case of an off exchange transaction, date of the entering into an agreement.

The date on which threshold is crossed should normally be the date on which the
acquisition, disposal or possibility to exercise voting rights takes effect (see
DTR 5.1.1R (3)). For passive crossings, the date when the corporate event took
effect.

(vi) Please refer to the situation disclosed in the previous notification, In
case the situation previous to the triggering transaction was below 3%, please
state 'below 3%'.

(vii) If the holding has fallen below the minimum threshold , the notifying
party should not be obliged to disclose the extent of the holding, only that the
new holding is less than 3%.

For the case provided for in DTR5.2.1(a), there should be no disclosure of
individual holdings per party to the agreement unless a party individually
crosses or reaches an Article 9 threshold. This applies upon entering into,
introducing changes to or terminating an agreement.

(viii) Direct and indirect

(ix) In case of combined holdings of shares with voting rights attached 'direct
holding' and voting rights 'indirect holdings', please split the voting rights
number and percentage into the direct and indirect columns-if there is no
combined holdings, please leave the relevant box blank.

(x) Voting rights to shares in respect of which the notifying party is a direct
shareholder (DTR 5.1)

(xi) Voting rights held by the notifying party as an indirect shareholder (DTR
5.2.1)

(xii) If the holding has fallen below the minimum threshold, the notifying party
should not be obliged to disclose the extent of the holding, only that the new
holding is below 3%.

(xiii) date of maturity / expiration of the finical instrument i.e. the date
when the right to acquire shares ends.

(xiv) If the financial instrument has such a period-please specify the period-
for example once every three months starting from the (date)

(xv) The notification should include the name(s) of the controlled undertakings
through which the voting rights are held. The notification should also include
the amount of voting rights and the percentage held by each controlled
undertaking, insofar as individually the controlled undertaking holds 5% or
more, and insofar as the notification by the parent undertaking is intended to
cover the notification obligations of the controlled undertaking.

(xvi ) This annex is only to be filed with the competent authority.

(xvii) Whenever another person makes the notification on behalf of the
shareholder or the natural person/legal entity referred to in DTR5.2 and DTR5.3



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